Written exercise course, Edinburgh

26 January - 9 March, 2017

Venue address:

Edinburgh Napier University
Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
Edinburgh EH10 5DT
United Kingdom

About this event

The course will consist of seven weekly sessions of teaching and tutoring by a qualified English teacher in addition to presentations from experienced engineers which will cover the typical ICE professional review essay topics and discussion areas:

  • Technical & Academic – Paul Steen, Ramboll
  • Financial – To be confirmed
  • Management – Andrew Kavanagh, Atkins
  • Societal – Paul Jowitt, Heriot Watt/Former ICE President
  • Commercial – Alastair Wilson, Sir Robert McAlpine

There will also be opportunities to practice writing technical reports based on common review topics and the chance to undertake a mock review, similar to that of the professional review itself, with a panel of experienced ICE reviewers.

The cost of the Written Exercise Course is £75 per delegate (including VAT) for all seven sessions.

Registration from 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start.


For more information, please contact:

Jakub Gajewski
e: jakub.gajewski@aecom.com

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Martin Stone, a qualified and experienced English tutor who will cover all aspects of report writing and assist in developing skills in writing and presenting technical reports.

Alastair Wilson is an experienced quantity survey currently with Sir Robert McAlpine in the role of Management Surveyor and Commercial Manager responsible for live projects in Scotland. Alastair will discuss the commercial aspect of civil engineering in relation to the professional review.

Andrew Kavanagh, a Chief Engineer in Atkins' highways and transportation sector will present on the topic of management.

Paul Steen is an Associate Director with Ramboll and is highly experienced in the planning, design and supervision of a diverse range of construction project types in the energy, marine, infrastructure and built environment sectors. Paul shall cover the technical aspects of the review.

Professor Paul Jowitt, a Professor in the School of Built Environment at Heriot-Watt University and Executive Director of the Scottish Institute of Sustainable Technology. Paul is also a Past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers and will discuss the societal topic in the Course.

Peter Robinson, ICE Membership Development Officer for the North and East of Scotland.