Geotalks AB offers trainings and lectures in Geology, Geotechnics and Groundwork. The trainings/presentations can be held in Swedish and English. 

    Geotechnical engineering

    Training adapted for young geotechnical engineers, Review of working as a geotechnical consultant or client, field and lab methods with regard to quality aspects, geotechnical problem areas and experiences from projects.

    Examples of training courses/lectures:

      • ABK (General Conditions for Consultancy) for geotechnical engineers or field geotechnical engineers.
      • Geotechnical field and laboratory investigations.
      • Structure of soils and technical properties of soils.
      • Training for field geotechnical engineers 1. For new field geotechnical engineers. Review of Geotechnical field methods, execution and control.
      • Training for field geotechnical engineers 2. Training for those who have worked for a few years as field geotechnical engineers. Review of field methods and their connection and importance for foundation works.
      • How do landslides occur? Review of the causes of landslides and how they can be prevented.
      • Course for those who want to know more about geotechnical engineering. Content: reading geotechnical drawings and documents. Review and explanation of geotechnical foundation and soil reinforcement methods.

    Geology

    Examples of training courses/lectures:

      • Geology for geotechnical engineers or other interested parties who want to know more about Sweden's geology in general but also about what is typical of regional geology.
      • The study of the earth. Soils and rocks.
      • Presentation of the Siljan ring; meteorite impact, geology, landscape formation. Explanations of (and connections between) celestial body, globe/plates, landscape / Geology and time perspective. Presentation can be held as a lecture in a room or as a guided tour in the field. 

    Foundation/ground reinforcement.

    Examples of trainings/lectures :

      • Young geotechnical engineers. Review of the most common methods of soil reinforcement and foundation construction. Design, execution and control.
      • Further training for field geotechnical engineers. Advanced training for those who have worked for a few years as field geotechnical engineers. Review of field methods and their connection and importance for foundation work.
      • Foundations for those who want to know more. For example, for those who come into contact with foundations or soil reinforcement and want to know more.
      • Pile foundation, Review of different piling methods and their application.
      • Flat and slab foundations. Review of foundations in different soils

    Costs for training/lectures in 2023.

    Fixed price (excluding VAT and any expenses):

    2 hours lecture / excursion 6.000 SEK
    4 hours lecture / excursion 10.000 SEK
    8 hours lecture / excursion 18.000 SEK

    Alternatively, work against an agreed budget. An hourly rate of SEK 800 excluding VAT and any expenses is applied.