New Zealand Transport Agency conducts these courses for Government and Local Roading Asset Authorities, Contractors, Consultants, and any other interested party. Conference Brokers Limited has been contracted to administer and organise the courses on their behalf.
This two day workshop focuses on the information and practical skills required to inspect barrier installations and carry out maintenance inspections of road safety barrier systems. This workshop is necessary for those who certify installations for fitness for purpose. It is a prerequisite for both the Road Safety Barrier Systems Design Workshop.
NZTA and Local Authority Staff, Consultants and Contractors responsible for road safety barrier design, installation certification, audits, or maintenance should attend and complete the practical assessment.
• Road & roadside safety overview.
• Performance principles.
• Hardware review.
• Design overview.
The course is held over a 2 or 3 day period. All attend the first day theory session and thereafter a half day practical session.
Day 1 9:30am – 4:00pm Theory
Day 2/3 7.30am – 11.30am Morning practical
12.30pm – 4.30pm Afternoon practical
Priority for those requiring accommodation or travelling will be on a Day2 practical. If not scheduled for a practical, attendees return to the office and come back to attend their practical, may be on Day 3. Practical schedule will be included with the Joining Instruction issued prior to the course.
BARRIER INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONS ASSESSMENT (BIMIA)
In future consultants and contractors carrying out design and/or supervision work involving road safety barriers will need to have attended this practical workshop and demonstrated their proficiency through completion of a practical assessment.
A list of those who have achieved this qualification is now on the NZTA Website.
WORKSHOP VENUE / DATE
Refer to Table on Home Page( Click Here) , or complete the registration form. (Click here)
Mr Shane Dale Harrison Grierson T2Engineers
Mr Joe Southey Stantec NZ
Mr Andrew Fergus GHD Limited
Mr Julian Chisnall NZTA National Office
Mr Stuart Fraser NZTA National Office