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As part of Major Road Project Victoria’s (MRPV) Civil Construction Technical Training Program, Drainage Construction on Major Road Projects covers best practice in drainage construction including the rationale and key considerations for construction design and methodology.

The course reflects the current specifications and standards for drainage construction for Victorian road and bridge projects and is delivered in partnership with the Australian Road Research Board.

Who is this training for?

Drainage Construction on Major Road Projects is designed for those who have some general knowledge and awareness of drainage construction works required to carry out specific tasks relating to drainage design and construction.

Training syllabus

The training has been designed in consultation with Major Road Projects Victoria, the North East Link Project, and the Victorian Department of Transport to reflect current specifications, standards and requirements and will cover:

  • an overview of typical drainage design
  • various drainage systems and their use in road construction, including surface and sub-surface drainage
  • water sensitive road design
  • drainage construction practices including construction materials
  • materials handling and installation
  • maintenance requirements
  • how and when to raise an issue.

Training delivery

The training will be delivered by the Australian Road Research Board, along with presenters from MRPV.

Training delivery modes

  • Training is offered online or in-person.
  • Online classes will run over two consecutive half days.
  • In-person classes will run over 1 day.

Training costs

Online classes will cost $350 (+ GST) per participant.

In-person classes will cost $750 (+GST) per participant.

Training costs will be payable directly to ARRB and may be reimbursable under the new MRPV Program Delivery Approach contract, subject to review and approval by MRPV.

Reimbursements of training costs (where applicable) is linked to verifying attendance and completion of learning activities.

More information

Training is available across multiple dates.  Register via the button at the top of this page.

If you have any questions, please email

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