Mark Your Calendar for Training Courses to Be Delivered in April and May 2020

Trainer Ervin Bucpapaj, Freelance Consultant, and participants during the “Water Loss Management I & II” training course, June 2018
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SHUKALB has planned to deliver four more training courses during April and May 2020.

On 9 April 2020, SHUKALB will deliver for the 1st time a 1-day workshop on “Introductory Integrated Asset Management”.  This training is a capacity development product provided and delivered in the framework of the project “Regional Capacity Development Network (RCDN) for Water and Sanitation Services”.  The overall objective of the training is on the participants recognizing the need for and benefits of effective Integrated Asset Management (IAM) of Water and Sanitation Services (WSS) infrastructure and identifying how to plan and implement key IAM activities at the Local Government Unit (LGU) level.

The training will address the General Aspects, Legal Aspects and Institutional Aspects of Integrated Asset Management, and is particular targeted to LGU decision makers (mayors, speakers, and councilors), staff of LGU departments responsible for communal affairs (water services), PUC top and middle management, line agencies and regulators from Albania.

Participants of the “Leakage Control” training course during a practical exercise, June 2018
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On 28-29 April 2020, it is planned to be delivered the “Water Loss Management I & II” training course. This training will provide participants with the basic knowledge for water loss monitoring and management.  Some of the key topics that will be addressed during the two days of the training course are Water Audit Methods, District Metering Area (DMA) management and Pressure Management.  This training course is useful for the directors of technical and distribution departments, senior engineers, maintenance and measurement engineers, balance technicians, as well as billing and collection managers.

The “Leakage Control” training course will be delivered on 30 April 2020, in Tirana, Albania. During this training course, participants will receive the basic knowledge on the leak management strategies development and their localization, as well as to explain the pressure management techniques and the designing method of District Metering Area (DMAs).

The course is particularly valuable to the directors of technical and distribution department, chief engineers, maintenance and design engineers, as well as consultancy engineers.

On 5-6-7 May 2020, in the framework of RCDN project, SHUKALB has planned to deliver the three-day training on “Capital Infrastructure Investment Projects in the Water Sector” for Municipal and PUC Middle Management and Project Implementation Unit Staff.

The objective of the training is to enable participants to carry out complex infrastructure investment projects, and to provide the participants with the necessary framework, general knowledge and skills in regard to:

  • Carry out necessary preparations for infrastructure investment project implementation,
  • Develop all elements of future infrastructure investment projects, and
  • Implement all stages of an infrastructure investment project.

The introductory training will target the Municipal middle management in charge of Project implementation, and middle management of PUCs, such as, heads of relevant sectors/units; technical, legal, financial) and Project Implementation Unit staff involved in the implementation and monitoring of technical, legal and financial aspects of capital infrastructure investment projects. Furthermore, representatives from the line Ministry and Agency will be invited.

Registrations to the above training courses are now open! You can register online on SHUKALB’s website or by contacting SHUKALB at email address