Standalone Courses



Standalone Courses




These courses are ment for the people already engaged in the field of Civil Engineering specially Irrigation and are ideally suited for anybody who is interested in enhancing the knowledge to a broader horizon.

Irrigation Field Assistant Training (NVQ Level 5)

Target Group

Field Assistant  recruited to the Irrigation Department as miner supervisors

Objectives

Mould

A competent person to manage and control  labor, materials and machinery at construction sites.

A person to handle on farm water management related activities at  farm level and off farm level

within a irrigation scheme.

A Person to work with the community towards achieving efficient and

productive irrigation system.

Build

A person to coordinate irrigation engineering related activities with farming community.

A person to assist operation and maintenance of irrigation infrastructure for providing a better service.

Full Time Duration – 01 Year

Part Time Duration – 03 Year

Resource persons – KITI lecturers & Visiting lecturers

Course Co-ordinator – Eng. (Ms.)D.S.K. Amarasekara

Course Outline

English for technology
Participatory irrigation management & water management
Communication and personal development
Construction materials and quality assurance
Construction technology ( Building, Road & Irrigation )
Water supply and sanitation
Maintenance of infrastructure
Accounting, Stores management and department procedure
Elementary mathematics
Basic surveying
Elementary Quantity surveying
Construction Drawings
Basic irrigation practice


IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT

Target Group

Chief Engineers, Irrigation Engineers, Engineering Assistants

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on effective and efficient on farm and off farm water management in irrigation scheme

Build

Capacities on institutional development for better irrigation water management

Develop

Skills on practicing irrigation water management function  at field level  and leadership for better water management

Duration – 12 Days

Resource persons

Dr. G.G.A.Godaliyadda / Eng. S. Mohanarajah / Eng. Lalith De Alwis

Course Fee  ( per head) – 35000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator – Eng. R.K.Siriwardhana

Course Outline

Introduction to irrigation water management
Agronomy and soil science
Soil water plant relationship
Crop water requirements
Preparation of irrigation water delivery schedule and it's implementation
Flow measurement & control
Data analysis & management
Information Technology for water Management
GIS & Remote sensing

Participatory Irrigation Management

Target Group

Chief Engineers, Irrigation Engineers, Engineering Assistants

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on integrated management of irrigation systems to enhance land, water and crop productivity & Eco-System sustainability

Build

Capacities of officers to improve the management capability of farmer organizations and associated institutions

Develop

Skills on practicing participatory irrigation management techniques to improve the quality of life of farming community and sustainable agriculture development

Duration – 05 Days

Resource persons –

Eng. S.M.L.K. De Alwis / Eng. G.D.F.U. Perera / Eng. B.G.T. Lasantha Guruge / Eng. D. Abesiriwardana / Eng. L.S. Fernando / Mr. G.A. Jayawickrama

Instructors

Mr. P. Premasiri / Mr. P.A.D. Pawale

Course Fee (per head) – 16000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator – Eng. R.K.Siriwardhana

Course Outline

Introduction to participatory irrigation management
Concept of IWRM
Integrated management Approach for Irrigation Scheme Management
Institutional Development
Implementing effective mechanism For SOP / SPP
Communication and Personal Development
Resource mapping and creative and innovative developments
Grievances redress Mechanisms, conflict Resolution and Mediation

Irrigation Project Management

Target group

Project manager, Engineering Assistants, institutional development officers, Development Officers, Development Assistants.

Objectives

Acquire

Competencies in managing Human, Water, Lands and crops for improving system productivity.

Build

Capacities to act as a coordinator capable of obtaining all inputs for production cycle from all Line Agencies in Irrigated Agriculture Sector.

Develop

Capability for organizing and improving Institutional Development of Farmers Organizations

Resource persons

 Eng.  S.M.D.LK de Alwis / Eng. G.D.F.U Perera / Mr. G.A Jayawickrama / Mr. Nimal Bandaranayake

Course Fee (per head) – 16000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K.Siriwardhana

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction To Projects, Programs in Irrigation System
Project Cycle
Preparing Project plan
Institutional Development Of FOO
Financial Management in CBOs
Participatory irrigation Management concepts
Training Need Assessment for Scheme Level Productivity
Operation & Maintenance procedures in irrigation systems
Strategies for personal skill development
Elementary of Human Resource management

Strategic Water Management for Climate Change Adaptation

Target group

chief Engineers, Irrigation Engineers, Engineering, Engineering Assistants, Project Manager.

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on managing irrigation scheme under water stressed conditions.

Build

Capacities of officers to improve water management related activities for drought relief and social safe guard.

Develop

Skill to prepare area based strategic plan for managing water under spatial and temporal variations.

Resource persons

Eng. S. Mohanarajah/Eng. Janakie Meegasthenna/Dr. H. Manthrithilaka/Dr. Punyawardana/Eng. S.M.D.L.K. De Alwis/Mr. G.A. Jayawickrama

Course Fee (per head) – 11000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng. Janakie Meegasthenna (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Weather forecasting and climate changes
Social and economic impacts due to drought management and floods.
Assessment of vulnerability.
Climate changes adaptation.
Development of Strategic plan for drought management and flood management.
Community participation for strategic water management.
Social and Environmental safe guard.

Irrigation Policy, Law and Regulations

Target group

Chief Engineers, Irrigation Engineers, Engineering Assistants, project Managers

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on legal frame work if irrigation systems and water resources network in sri lanka.

Build

Competencies in identifying different laws related to irrigation and water resources development and its environment.

Develop

Capacities to identify legal procedures against law breakers in irrigation systems.

Resource persons

Eng. Badra Kamaladasa/Eng. G.D.F.U Perera/Eng. Nishantha Kamaladasa/Mr. V.K Nanayakkara/Eng. Prabath Vittharana/Ms. Shakiela Bandara

Course Fee (per head) – 11000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng. (Ms.) D.S.K Amarasekara (Engineer)

Course Outline

Agriculture, Irrigation, land policies.
Introduction of court system in sri lanka.
Applicability and flexibility of laws in irrigation.
Irrigation Ordinance and related amendments.
Environment Law.
Land Ordinance.
Agrarian Development
Government lands recovery of possession act.
Government quarters recovery of possession act.
Guide lines. regulation & circulars.

Basic Irrigation Technology and Practices

Target group

Project Mangers, Development Assistants, Field Assistants

Objectives

Acquire

General Knowledge on background information and different types of irrigation scheme and information required for irrigation system management.

Build

Capacity to understand general features of irrigation scheme and related information for management of irrigation practices

Develop

Skills for assisting to implement seasonal operation plan and seasonal production plan through effective operation maintenance and management producers in irrigation scheme.

Resource persons

Eng. G.D.F.U Perera/Eng. W.B. Palugaswawa/Eng. A.M.U.B. Alahakoon/Eng, W.G Gunadasa/Eng. R.K. Siriwardana

Course Fee (per head) – 15000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng. D.S.K. Amasekara (Engineer)

Course Outline

History of Irrigation
Introduction to irrigation schemes
Irrigation System management
Type of irrigation Structures
Operation & Maintenance of irrigation scheme
Maps and drawing related to irrigation
Data collection and information management
Irrigation scheme performance management
Field Trip

Operation, Maintenance & Management of Irrigation Schemes

Target group

Engineering Assistants, Field assistants

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge of systematic operation maintenance and management procedure of different type of irrigation schemes

Build

Capacities to undertake all operational functions and related activities in system maintenance at field level

Develop

Management capability to optimize the resources utilization efficient and effective water service water service delivery.

Resource persons

Eng. S.M.D.L.K de Alwis/Eng. G.D.F.U Perera/Eng. A.M.U.B. Alahakoon/Eng. H.M.A. Wijewardhana

Course Fee (per head)- 15000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng. R.K. Siriwardhana (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Importance of irrigation system maintenance
operation and maintenance manual
Maintenance diagram, maintenance plan, maintenance estimate
Financing and
other resources for maintenance
Seasonal operation plan
Cultivation calendar and irrigation water delivery schedule
Flow measurement and recording
Performance indicators for irrigation system & Performance evaluations
Farmer participation for operation and maintenance work
Field Trip

Procurement Management & Finance Management

Target Group

Engineers, Engineering Assistants, Management Assistants, Finance Assistants

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on government procurement procedure and finance management concept

Build

Capacity of understanding different procurement method, guarantee and insurance related to work and construction, supplies, service and consultancy work

Develop

Competencies in preparing annual procurement plan of the organization carrying out technical evaluations, and work within the given frame work of finance relation

Resource persons

Mr.T.M. Jayasekara/Mr. Sarath Muthugala/Mr. Chandana Perera/Mr. Samarakoon/Eng.G.D.F.U. Perera/Eng.Wimalasena Gamage

Course Fee (Per head)- 20000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K. Siriwardhana (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Introduction to procurement
Procurement Policy
Procurement methods
Appointing TECC and PCC
Preparation of bid documents
Bid evaluation & Technical evaluation
Awarding of contract, termination & dispute resolutions
Introduction to finance & Accounting
Discussion financial statement
Key Performance Indicators

Construction Management & Contract Administration

Target Group

Engineers, Engineering Assistants, Accountant

Objectives

Acquire

Enhance the knowledge construction management of a project and Contract Administration including public procurement and FIDIC Conditions of Contract for the Staff of Irrigation department.

Build

Learn in detail the principles and practices used in Sri lanka in construction management and Contract Administration with special emphasis to procurement and general FIDIC conditions of contract, dispute resolution, claims management, Performance and the technical audit aspects in the projects management.

Develop

Specific Skill for different aspects of Project and Contract Management methods that could be used by the staff of Foreign and local funded projects

Resource persons

Eng. G.D.F.U. Perera/Eng. Samitha Karunarathna/Mr. Sarath Muthugala/Mr. Thavatinsa Mendis Jayasekara

Course Fee (Per head)- 14000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K. Siriwardhana

Course Outline

Introduction to Construction management and contract administration

Construction Management

Construction Project Planning
Kick off meeting
Site meeting
Progress control of project
Time Management
Cost control of a project
Quality control and Quality assurance

Contract administration
Introduction to FIDIC conditions contract and conditions of ICTAD
Bid evaluation
Suspension, Termination and Force
Majeure
Claims Management
Dispute Resolution

Information Management & Computer Application

Target Group

Engineers, Accountants, Engineering Assistants, Draught persons, Development Officers, Management Assistants, Field Assistants

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on sharing the information for resources management and development activities in the irrigation agriculture sector with computer aided software

Build

Capacities to use Computer aided software’s and management tools for information management

Develop

Skill to use new technology based computer applications for the irrigation project management including information sharing for planning and development purposes

Resource persons

Mr. Dhammika karangoda

Course Fee (Per head)- 170000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K. Siriwardhana (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Introduction to Computers
computer systems, including networks, hardware, software, basic applications and the internet.

Advance Microsoft Office Applications
Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint, Access, MS Project

Publishing Applications
Graphics, Data driven publications, web design, Fonts and Layout designing

Basic on programming
Visual basic, Java

GIS & IT’s Application for Irrigation Sector

Target Group

Engineers, Engineering Assistants,

Objectives

Acquire

Knowledge on GIS software and its applications for irrigation sector as a management tool for the planning, designing and development purposes of irrigation project

Develop

Skill to prepare maps and attribute files that can be used for irrigation system management

Resource persons

Dr. Lal Muthuwaththa/ Ms. Gayani Abegunawardhana

Course Fee (Per head)- 20000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K. Siriwardhana (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Introduction and overview OF GIS
Introduction to ArcGIS & familiarization of ARCGIS software exploring Arcmao & Symbolizing features and raster's
Classifying, Labeling & symbolizing features
Arc tool box querying data joining and relating tables
Exploring Arc catalog making map quickly
Creating features editing features and attributes
Preparing data for analysis
GIS output
GIS application for water issue & water resources management

Modern Survey Instrument & Related Software

Target Group

Engineer, Engineering Assistants, Technical Assistants,

Objectives

Acquire

Acquire Knowledge on use of modern surveying equipment for topographical survey and Engineering investigations

Build

Capacity to handle modern survey instruments and use computer software

Develop

Develop skills to prepare maps drawings and extract data & information from maps and drawings

Resource persons

Dr. G.S. Gursinghe/Eng. E.M.T.G Edirisooriya/Eng. B.P.D Borlugoda/Eng. Janaka Wikramasriya

Course Fee (Per head)- 18000.00LKR

Course Co-ordinator- Eng.R.K. Siriwardhana (Senior Engineer)

Course Outline

Introduction to Total Station, GPS, Bathymetric survey instrument
Familiarizing with GPS
Field Survey
Introduction Software
Data Processing
Generating Contour maps
Generating CSS & LSS
Area & Volume Calculation