Training services

Causeway offers comprehensive online training programmes developed by our experienced trainers, who possess in-depth knowledge of our software.

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Flexible training styles to suit your needs

Our online learning management system, Causeway Learn, allows you to meet your ongoing CPD requirements conveniently, while also being accessible and flexible. Our trainer-led options provide personalised and interactive learning experiences. We offer various training styles to suit any company size, including set courses, bespoke sessions tailored to your business practices, and affordable shared classroom-style delivery.

Unleash your potential with Causeway training and gain the skills you need to optimise your use of our software solutions.

Online training

Our online learning management system, Causeway Learn, offers a wide selection of online training courses for a range of products.

  • Learn at your own pace and on your own schedule
  • Engaging, interactive and easy-to-digest content
  • Accessible from anywhere with an internet connection
  • Revisit any of the content as many times as you like
  • Courses are Causeway Certificated, and many CPD certified

Trainer-led courses

Harness the power of personalised instruction and interactive learning with our trainer-led training courses, maximising your team's potential and accelerating their skills development for your Causeway product.

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Courses for users at all levels of their careers

All Causeway training is conducted online and developed by our trainers with years of experience of the Causeway software. Online training enables customers to meet their ongoing CPD requirements, with the additional benefit of being accessible and convenient.

Delegates can access our face-to-face training from anywhere, providing they have a web-enabled device and internet connection. Online training is cost-efficient, as there is no travel or accommodation expenses to budget for.

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Introduction to PDS — Part 1

Category: Causeway PDS
Duration: 3 days
Upcoming dates: Please enquire

This three-day course is designed to provide basic training to enable productive use of our Design Suite software by Engineers and Technicians. By the end of this course you will have a solid foundation and working knowledge of the software.

 

Prerequisites: The latest version of Causeway PDS and Flow installed and tested

Audience: This course is for new users and anyone looking for grounding in the latest version and techniques, including Design Engineers, Technicians, Project Managers and those on front line of engineering design.

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Introduction to PDS — Part 2

Category: Causeway PDS
Duration: 2 days
Upcoming dates: 20 June, 21 June

This two-day course is designed to expand on the techniques learnt in the Introduction Course Part 1 to help you become more productive and profitable. By the end of this course you will have knowledge of working with advanced techniques and functionality of PDS.

 

Prerequisites: Attendees for this course is aimed at those who have attended the Introduction Course Part 1, gained practical use and are now looking to extend their knowledge and learn some of the more advanced aspects. The latest version of Causeway PDS installed and tested

Audience: This course is for new users and anyone looking for grounding in the latest version and techniques, including Design Engineers, Technicians, Project Managers and those on front line of engineering design.

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Drainage Engineering For Beginners

Category: Causeway Flow
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: 24 June 2024, 22 August 2024

This training course is designed for anyone new to storm or foul water drainage design and analysis in the UK. It is also useful for engineers seeking to update their knowledge and industry best practices.

The course will cover the latest requirements from legislations, regulations, standards and guidance to design a drainage network. We will use Causeway’s drainage design software, Flow, to design an optimal and cost-effective drainage system whilst satisfying the latest requirements. A series of exercises based around real world examples will be used to familiarise new ideas throughout the course.

Prerequisites: No applied knowledge of Flow or Fundamental understanding of drainage design is required. The latest version of Causeway Flow installed and tested. Supplied data files installed and supplied notes printed.

Audience: This course is for drainage engineers and technicians from engineering consultancies, civil engineering firms, housing developers, highway engineers and approving authorities involved in the UK drainage design market.

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Fundamental Drainage Design

Category: Causeway Flow
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: 26 June 2024, 24 July 2024, 28 August 2024

This one-day course is designed to introduce the core requirements of drainage design and enable trainees to produce a complete drainage network using Causeway Flow. This course will provide all necessary knowledge on the design, scheduling and analysis of a drainage network prepared for approval using Causeway Flow.

Prerequisites: The latest version of Causeway Flow installed and tested

Audience: This course is for new users of Causeway Flow. Drainage design engineers from engineering consultancies, civil engineering firms, housing developers, highway engineers and approving authorities involved in the UK drainage design market will gain a basic knowledge of drainage design and achieve a working knowledge of Causeway Flow.

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Advanced Drainage Design

Category: Causeway Flow
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: 27 June 2024, 25 July 2024, 20 August 2024

This one-day course will take place over a 2-hour session in the morning and afternoon. It provides all the essential expertise required to achieve an optimal and compliant drainage design.

Prerequisites: A good applied knowledge of Flow is required or attendance of the Design Fundamental course. The latest version of Causeway Flow installed and tested (including ‘Flow+’ and ‘Sketch’ modules)

Audience: The course is designed to empower engineers to deliver an optimal, cost effective and compliant design by providing a good practical knowledge of advanced drainage design using Flow. It will explore how to significantly simplify the iterative design cycle, reduce errors, save time, increasing productivity and profitability.

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Graphical Drainage Design

Category: Causeway Flow and SmartTools
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: 19 June 2024, 29 July 2024, 29 August 2024

This course is designed for engineers who are looking to learn how to deploy SmartTools to effectively and successfully tackle more challenging graphical design problems and attain smooth drawing productions. Providing a good practical knowledge of advanced graphical drainage design, we will explore how to significantly simplify the iterative design cycle, reducing errors, saving time, increasing productivity and profitability.

Prerequisites: Applied knowledge of Flow is required or attendance of the Design Fundamental course. The latest version of Causeway Flow installed and tested (including ‘Flow+’ and ‘Sketch’ modules). Supplied data files installed and supplied notes printed.

Audience: This course provides all the essential expertise required to achieve graphically designed optimal and compliant drainage design. Causeway Flow users involved in the UK drainage design market, including drainage design engineers, housebuilders, approving authorities and highway engineers, will gain a comprehensive knowledge in graphical drainage design and achieve a working knowledge of the strengths and capabilities of SmartTools.

 

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Auditing Drainage Design Submissions

Category: Causeway Flow
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: 20 June 2024, 19 August 2024

This course provides all the essential expertise required to audit any drainage network or achieve a compliant drainage design. We will look at how to audit any drainage network for compliance with UK Specific requirements such as: DCG, local standards, SfA, the Interim Code of Practice for SuDS, the SuDS manual C753, Climate Change and Exceedance.

The course will provide a good practical knowledge of both traditional drainage and a SuDS design approach whilst looking at how to evaluate the impact of new developments on existing catchments. As part of the audit we will explore pre-development runoff calculations, Storage estimation, SuDS feasibility assessment & outline design, hydraulic analysis against extreme events and a series of 17 automated tests ranging from manhole energy losses to discharge volume.

Prerequisites: No previous knowledge of Flow is required. The latest version of Causeway Flow installed and tested. Supplied data files installed and supplied notes printed.

Audience: This course is designed for Approving Authorities in the UK who want to effectively deploy Causeway Flow to carry out checking and auditing for compliance of both traditional drainage and SuDS networks submissions. It is also useful for engineering consultants, civil engineers and developers who want to gain an understanding of the approval process of drainage networks whilst achieving an optimal and value engineered design.

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Sustainable Drainage Design

Category: Causeway Flow
Duration: 1 day
Upcoming dates: Please enquire

This one-day course introduces the core requirements for modelling sustainable drainage systems based on Schedule 3, using Causeway Flow. More details to follow as the specific implementation plan becomes clearer.

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