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Bridge Inspection Level 1 & 2 - Brisbane

Next Course Date 

5 March 2024


3 days

Member Price 

$2150 + GST


Head Office - Brisbane

CPD Hours 


Non Member Price

$2450 + GST

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Bridges and other structures are crucial asset elements of the infrastructure network. It is essential that their condition is monitored and repairs are planned and completed in an efficient and timely manner. The systematic inspection, condition rating and monitoring of these assets are vital components to managing the lifecycle of these structures.

This 3-day workshop will assist participants to develop the knowledge and skills to conduct Level 1 and 2 Inspections in accordance with industry best practice.

A Level 1 routine maintenance inspection is required to check the general serviceability of the structure, particularly for the safety of road users, and identify any emerging problems. A Level 2 condition rating inspection is a key step in assessing the effectiveness of past maintenance treatments and identifying current maintenance needs to assist in the forecasting future changes in condition and estimating future budget requirements of structures across the network.

Note: It will be beneficial for attendees to have a basic knowledge of bridges and culverts.


  • Introduction to structures inspections

  • Structure types and their components

  • Identifying common defects

  • Access and equipment requirements

  • Inspection Forms and Data Recording

  • The Inspection Process

  • Reporting

  • Safe work practices

Who should attend?

The workshop is primarily aimed at, but not limited to:

  • Road & bridge maintenance field staff

  • Existing Level 1 and 2 Inspectors

  • Leading hands

  • Works Supervisors

  • Inspectors

  • Engineers

  • Consultants

  • Contractors


Participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance. Certificates can be uploaded to the Track MY CPD portal to monitor you CPD compliance for or towards RPEQ.

This workshop provides the underpinning knowledge to align with nationally recognised units of competency from the Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision as well as other civil construction qualifications. A formal assessment

pathway is available for participants looking to achieve a competency outcome from this training. Attending this workshop along with formal assessments undertaken both during and after the workshop, will be used to provide the underpinning knowledge you will need to complete the assessment tasks for this skill set.

The skills set comprises the following units of competency:

  • RIICSG405D: Carry out inspections of civil structures

  • RIIIMG301D: Maintain site records

  • RIIRIS301D: Apply risk management processes


Joshua Seskis is an RPEQ structural engineer with 10 years’ experience in the inspection and management of structural roading assets. This experience extends to personally conducting routine, condition, emergency, and post disaster event inspections and engineering investigations. He has provided direct support and guidance to state road authorities, being involved with the writing of two state manuals.
He has authored several Austroads guides on the topics of heavy vehicle access to structures, assessment of bridges, and management of roading assets. The majority of Joshua’s career has been working with or in local government in Queensland and he is aware of the unique constraints and opportunities the organisations contain.


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