- Course: Advanced Concrete Technology MSc
- Nationality: British
- Job title: Certification Manager (Civil Engineer)
- Company: The Quality Scheme for Ready Mixed Concrete
- Location of year abroad: England
- LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/shane-edwards-32656339
Why did you chose to study the Advanced Concrete Technology MSc?
Completely relevant to my current role and key to promoting and sustaining the industry.
What has been the best aspect of studying this course and why?
Interaction with fellow students and understanding the course content in greater depth
What projects are you involved in outside of the course?
I am trying to introduce induction training on site (via the ICT) to make people aware of the importance of quality control on delivery and with identity testing.
Tell us about your ideas for your research project.
There have been a number of issues with the introduction of the new standards (ISO 206:2015) and the industry have experienced a number of problems with the conformity methods (my intention is to discuss this and the impact methods A, B and C have on small and large companies)
What would you say to students coming to do the same course?
Be prepared to commit, it will take over your life; however it is very rewarding and will introduce you to a very professional and respected side of the industry. The course is designed to ensure that you understand every aspect without cutting corners.