Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

In light of current circumstances, most CPD courses will be presented online. Please consult the description of each course for further details. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will keep the information as up to date as possible. Queries can be directed at the contact details provided below.

CPD Course List

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Special student registration (For foreign or South African students from other Universities, who plans to do courses to obtain SAQA credits)
Courses are offered on MEng NQF level 9, a BEng Civil Engineering Qualification will be required before you will be considered for courses.

1. Get permission (and attached your BEng academic results and copy of your degree certificate) from the course leader to apply for the course (send enquiry to Course division e-mail: civilcourses@sun.ac.za for more information of the course leader)
2. Complete the SU Application form and send this together with the written permission from the course leader to Wilna Wessels, e-mail: wilnaw@sun.ac.za
3. Contact the Short Course team for the registration form for the particular courses. E-mail: civilcourses@sun.ac.za

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Project Risk Management
CPD Points: 2
Venue: Online
Dates: 12-13 May 2021
Course Brochure

Public Private Partnership
CPD Points: 1
Venue: Online
Dates: 14 May 2021
More information will follow soon

Construction Management Programme
CPD Points: CMP is accredited with ECSA and SACPCMP
Venue: To be confirmed
Dates: 3 – 23 July 2021
Course Brochure

Engineering and Construction Law
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online
Dates: 23-27 August 2021
More information will follow soon

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Foundation Design
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online
Dates: 12-23 April 2021
Course Brochure

Advanced Geotechnics
CPD Points: 5
Venue: In-Person (TBC)
Dates: 28 June – 2 July 2021
More information will follow soon

Soil Behaviour
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online/In-Person
Dates: 5-9 July 2021
More information will follow soon

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Pavement Materials II
CPD Points: 5
Venue: In-Person/Online
Dates: 6-10 September 2021
More information will follow soon

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Structural Fire Engineering
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online
Dates: 19 April – 12 July 2021
Course Brochure

Seismic Design (Stellenbosch)
CPD Points: 5
Venue: In-Person/Online
Dates: 8-12 November 2021
More information will follow soon

Seismic Design (Johannesburg)
CPD Points: 3
Venue: In-Person/Online
Dates: 15-17 November 2021
More information will follow soon

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
CPD Points: 5
Venue: In-Person/Online
Dates: 2-6 August 2021
More information will follow soon

Geometric Road Design
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online
Dates: 13 August – 10 September 2021 (over 5 Fridays)
More information will follow soon

Public Transport Systems
CPD Points: 4
Venue: Online
Dates: 14 September – 5 October (1 day/week) and 6 – 8 October (3 full days)
More information will follow soon

Traffic Saftey Engineering
CPD Points: 5
Venue: Online
Dates: 18-22 October 2021
More information will follow soon

For more information contact: Ms Tsholofelo Seroalo (Tel: +27 21 808 4131) or Mrs Janine Myburgh (Tel: +27 21 808 2080) | Email: civilcourses@sun.ac.za


Flood Hydrology
CPD Points: 3
Venue: Online
Dates: 3-5 May 2021
Course Brochure
SU Student Registration Form

Design of Hydraulic Structures
CPD Points: 4
Venue: Online
Dates: 17-20 May 2021
Course Brochure

Pipeline and Pump Stations
CPD Points: 3
Venue: Online
Dates: 27-29 July 2021
More information will follow soon

Port Engineering
CPD Points: 5
Venue: In-Person (TBC)
Dates: 16-20 August 2021
More information will follow soon