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SPOT - ALDE Introduction to Land Development Design

Enrol in the entire course for $2,000 (AUD) excl GST. Discount available for ALDE members.


Course Summary

In partnership with the Association of Land Development Engineers (ALDE), this Self-Paced Online Training (SPOT) course has been created for those starting out, transitioning to, or upskilling within, the Land Development industry. The course follows a typical subdivision project, giving trainees an understanding of the processes and procedures involved, as well as the most up-to-date 12d Model tools used to efficiently complete the subdivision design.

This course includes

- Discussion of key standards, guidelines, documents and reports necessary for undertaking Land Development projects in Victoria.

- Over 100 industry-tailored 12d Model training videos covering both Road and Finished Surface Design, and Stormwater Design.

- Exploration into “how” and “why” Land Development engineering decisions are made.

- 12d Model 15 Student Software Licence: Gain access to the 12d Model Student Software for the duration of the course.

- Course Certificate: Receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course, showcasing your achievement.

- Engaging Video Lessons and Course Materials: Benefit from thoughtfully curated video lessons and comprehensive course materials designed to enhance your learning experience.

- Quiz Knowledge Tests and More: Assess your understanding through quizzes and other interactive knowledge tests, ensuring a thorough grasp of the course content.

Course Price:

1.  For ALDE (Association of Land Development Engineers) Members:

  • Price: $1,500 (AUD) excluding GST

For the ALDE Member discount, apply your coupon code at checkout.
Please see the ALDE website for details of who the coupon code has been distributed to at ALDE Member companies: General Members – ALDE

2. For Non-ALDE Members:

  • Price: $2,000 (AUD) excluding GST
Manufacturer: ALDE

I agree to the following ALDE Course Disclaimer:  ALDE Course Disclaimer


A SPOT account will also be created for the 'Manager' so that
they can review the course progression of a trainee.

$2000.00 (AUD) excl GST

Course Outline

The ALDE Introduction to Land Development Design Course includes:

1. The ALDE Land Development Design document – Created specifically for this course, this document provides an overview of typical Land Development procedures, processes and requirements including:

· Discussion of key input documents, reports and standards

· Functional Layout Plan submission

· Advanced Design Theory & Scheduling


2. Access to a 12d Model training licence for the duration of the course


3. Access to over 100 industry-tailored 12d Model training videos:

· Consistent with authority requirements (e.g., EDCM, Melbourne Water, AustRoads)


4. The 12d Model ‘Road and Finished Surface Design’ has chapters including:

· Survey Data Preparation

· Super Alignment Design

· The MTF

· Stormwater Co-ordination

· Lot Grading

· The Element Method

· Pavement Design

· Outputs & Plotting


5. The 12d Model Stormwater design unit has chapters including:

· Creating a Stormwater Network

· Assigning Catchments

· Rational Method Hydrology

· Pipe Grading & Sizing

· Services

· Gap Flow Calculations

· Outputs & Plotting


6. Knowledge-check quizzes and assessments


7. Certification from the Civil & Surveying Institute for course completion.


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