Training on pavement construction for rural road utilising labour based technology for fourth round has been conducted by Don Bosco/ERA, started from 27 of June until 15 July 2016. The duration of the training is 3 weeks, which is one week training course been conducted in the class room, and another two weeks training course been conducted on site for field practice.
The class room training took place in Don Bosco and provided by Don Bosco qualified training engineers namely; Aderito Noronha, Adilio Marques, Andre Faria and Domingos do Rego.
This training was participated by local contractors staff from the municipalities as well as some staff engineers from SEPFOPE.
17 participants from local contractors, and 6 participants from SEPFOPE. Total participants are 23.
This training was also observed directly by Mr. John Howse from New Zealand, and also a site visited directly by Secretary of State for Training and Employment (SEPFOPE) Mr. Ilidio Ximenes, as well as visited by New Zealand Ambassador for Timor Leste Mrs. Vicki Poole. During the visit, the Ambassador is impressed with the training activities, and she said that will look at any possibilities how to continue support this training program ahead.
Participants have learned vavrious methods regarding rigid pavements and flexible pavements.
After the training, the participants will get the National Certificates on Pavement Construction.//