Borehole Drilling Supervision Short Course, Zambia, 2018 – Skat Foundation, UNICEF & Government of Zambia
The project set out to increasing the knowledge and understanding of stakeholders in Zambia on how to supervise borehole drilling.
- Project Management, Consultancy
Name of Partner Organisation
Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, Zambia
Name of Staff involved and functions performed:
Project Manager: Kerstin Danert
Name of Client(s)
Description of the Project:
The course was delivered by a mixture of training and teaching methods and hands on field measurement, comprising a first day of classroom sessions to introduce the different aspects of drilling supervision followed by three days of practical field work and a final day in the classroom for rounding up and reflection on lessons learnt. Participants were encouraged to ask questions for clarification regularly throughout the course.
Course learning objectives:
- Understand the importance of effective supervision in borehole construction for sustainability
- Understand the steps and detailed actions required in full time supervision
- Understand the steps and detailed actions required in part time supervision
- Be able to quality assure and certify drilling records
- Be in a position to undertake borehole construction supervision
The short course was part of the Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA) 2017-2019 between UNICEF and Skat Foundation. Developing and running the course was made possible with financial support from UNICEF Programme Division, Skat Foundation and UNICEF Zambia. The course was carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, Zambia.