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Training subject areas

The sessions contained in the manual can be grouped under five basic subject areas. What follows is a listing of the sessions under their respective subject area, including the hours for each session and total hours for the area.

SESSIONS

HOURS

Community Development: Total hours - 11½


Session 1 Water and Sanitation Issues in Third World Countries

2

Session 4 Community Mobilization

2

Session 11 Community Water Supply Case Study

2

Session 13 Community Needs and Resource Assessment

2

Session 21 Women and Water


Session 42 Constructing Projects in a Community

2

Project Management: Total hours - 8


Session 3 Facilitation Skills

2

Session 7 Project Documentation


Session 12 Project Planning and Management

2

Session 43 Proposal Writing

2

General Construction: Total hours - 10


Session 6 Concrete and Reinforcement

2

Session 8 Field Demonstration: Form work and Pouring Concrete

2

Session 17 Basic Drawing and Blueprint Reading

2

Session 18 Field Demonstration: Block Laying

2

Session 26 Field Demonstration: Pipework and Plumbing

2

Environmental Sanitation: Total hours - 50


Session 9 Introduction to Environmental Sanitation

2

Session 10 Non-Formal Health Education

2

Session 14 Communicable Diseases and Control

2

Session 15 Excreta Disposal Systems

2

Session 16 Health Education Presentations

2

Session 19 Project Planning: Latrine Construction

2

Session 20 Latrine Construction

38

Water Resource Development: Total hours - 136


Session 22 Hydrology

2

Session 23 Water Supply Improvements

3

Session 24 Pumps: Installations, Operations, and Maintenance

2

Session 25 Field Demonstration: Pump Assembly and Disassembly

2

Session 27 Principles of Hand-dug Shallow Wells

2

Session 28 Well Site Inspection and Feasibility Survey

2

Session 29 Project Planning: Well Rehabilitation

2

Session 30 Shallow Well Rehabilitation

32

Session 31 Gravity Water Systems- Part I

3

Session 34 Gravity Water Systems - Part II

4

Session 32 Survey and Measurement

2

Session 33 Field Demonstration: Surveying

2

Session 35 Principles of Spring Development

2

Session 36 Spring Site Feasibility Survey

2

Session 37 Project Planning: Spring Development

2

Session 38 Spring Development Construction

32

Session 39 Ferrocement Technology and Construction

2

Session 40 Project Planning: Ferrocement Water Tank

2

Session 41 Ferrocement Water Tank Construction

36

Others: Total hours - 6½


Session 2 Introduction to the Training Program

2

Session 5 Math Review


Session 44 Training Review and Assessment

3