Training in geotechnical engineering is paramount due to its pivotal role in ensuring the stability, safety, and sustainability of civil engineering projects. Geotechnical engineers are tasked with assessing the properties of soil and rock formations to inform foundation designs, mitigate risks associated with slope stability, and address challenges posed by natural hazards such as earthquakes and landslides. By mastering concepts such as soil mechanics, foundation engineering, and geotechnical analysis techniques, professionals can navigate complex geological conditions effectively, optimizing project outcomes and minimizing the potential for costly delays or failures. Furthermore, in an era characterized by urbanization and infrastructure development, the demand for skilled geotechnical engineers continues to grow, highlighting the indispensability of quality training in this field for ensuring the resilience and longevity of critical infrastructure worldwide.

Training that covers topics on soil mechanics fundamentals this also requires a separate amount of time and professional guidance; it cannot be fully mastered in just a few hours.


  • To understand the fundamental principles and practices of geotechnical engineering.
  • To gain knowledge in soil mechanics, rock mechanics, and earth structures.
  • To learn how to apply geotechnical principles to real-world engineering problems.
  • To develop skills in geotechnical analysis and design techniques.

By participating in this Training Foundation Design Techniques In this regard, it is hoped that participants can delve deeper into the knowledge about geotechnical engineering.

Topic Training Geotechnical Investigation Methods (Online – Offline)

Week 1: Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

  • Session 1: Overview of Geotechnical Engineering – Scope, Importance, and Applications
  • Session 2: Geology for Geotechnical Engineers – Soil and Rock Classification and Properties

Week 2: Soil Mechanics Fundamentals

  • Session 3: Phase Relationships for Soils – Density, Void Ratio, Moisture Content
  • Session 4: Soil Permeability and Seepage Analysis

Week 3: Soil Strength and Deformation

  • Session 5: Stress Distribution in Soils – Theories and Applications
  • Session 6: Soil Compression and Consolidation Tests and Analysis

Week 4: Shallow Foundations

  • Session 7: Bearing Capacity Theory
  • Session 8: Design and Analysis of Shallow Foundations

Week 5: Deep Foundations

  • Session 9: Types of Deep Foundations: Piles, Drilled Shafts, and Caissons
  • Session 10: Load Capacity and Settlement of Deep Foundations

Week 6: Earth Retaining Structures

  • Session 11: Design of Retaining Walls and Reinforced Earth Walls
  • Session 12: Slope Stability Analysis and Design

Week 7: Ground Improvement Techniques

  • Session 13: Methods of Ground Improvement: Grouting, Compaction, and Geosynthetics
  • Session 14: Case Studies in Ground Improvement Projects

Week 8: Geotechnical Investigation and Design Project

  • Session 15: Field and Laboratory Testing in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Session 16: Final Project Presentation – Complete Geotechnical Design for a Real-World Scenario

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will understand key concepts in soil and rock mechanics.
  • Participants will be able to perform geotechnical analysis and design for various types of foundations and earth retaining structures.
  • Participants will gain practical skills in using geotechnical engineering tools and techniques for site investigation and problem solving.
  • Participants will complete a geotechnical design project simulating real-world conditions and constraints.

Assessment Methods:

  • Weekly quizzes to assess theoretical knowledge.
  • Hands-on assignments involving calculations and design tasks.
  • A final project involving a comprehensive geotechnical design, incorporating investigation, analysis, and recommendations.

Recommended Reading:

  • “Principles of Geotechnical Engineering” by Braja M. Das
  • “Geotechnical Engineering Handbook” by Ulrich Smoltczyk

Additional Resources:

  • Access to geotechnical engineering software tutorials.
  • Supplementary online lectures and webinars from leading geotechnical engineers.

Course Duration: 8 Weeks (16 Sessions)

We facilitate training activities in the cities of Venice, Zurich, Rome, Vienna, Athens, Bali, Budapest, Cambridge, Copenhagen, and Florence. We offer convenience and ease in selecting schedules, locations, prices, and other relevant information according to your needs.

Participant Training Foundation Design Techniques in Singapore

This Geotechnical Investigation Methods Training is highly suitable for participants from :

  • Civil Engineers
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Construction Managers
  • Geologists

Instructors Training Geotechnical Engineering In Liverpool

The Soil Mechanics Fundamentals Training being conducted will be led by experienced instructors in the field of foundation design techniques:

The instructors who teach this Geotechnical Engineering Training are instructors who are competent in this geotechnical engineering field from both academic and practitioner circles.

Training Schedule for 2024

  • Batch 1: 16 – 17 January 2024
  • Batch 2: 20 – 21 February 2024
  • Batch 3: 27 – 28 March 2024
  • Batch 4: 23 – 24 April 2024
  • Batch 5: 15 – 16 May 2024
  • Batch 6 : 5 – 6 June 2024
  • Batch 7: 17 – 18 July 2024
  • Batch 8: 13 – 14 August 2024
  • Batch 9: 18 – 19 September 2024
  • Batch 10: 15 – 16 October 2024
  • Batch 11: 13 – 14 November 2024
  • Batch 12: 17 – 18 December 2024

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Investment and Location Training Geotechnical Investigation Methods:

  • Manila
  • Munich
  • Oslo
  • Oxford
  • Prague
  • Santorini


Two + 1* day training time with costs available for Individual, Group and Inhouse Training, not including accommodation/lodging.

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The two-day training investment is adjusted to the number of participants (on call). *Please feel free to contact us.

If the company requires an in-house training package, the training investment budget can be adjusted to the company budget.

Facility Training Geotechnical Investigation Methods Offline:

  • Free pick-up from airport to hotel*.
  • Modules / Handouts.
  • Flashdisk*.
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • FREE bag or bagpacker.