About CemNet e-Learning | Cement Industry Training

By David Hargreaves

CemNet e-Learning courses provide a thorough learning experience for cement industry personnel, with a wide range of features designed to accelerate full understanding of the complete manufacturing process.

Coursework, assessments, expert advice and an interactive approach, all contribute to make CemNet e-Learning an engaging and highly flexible learning experience.

Students can work alone, either in the office or at home, wherever a computer with an internet connection is available. Better still, each student chooses the time of day best suited to him/her to complete specific lectures, modules and quizzes.

CemNet e-Learning courses can be specifically tailored to an individual cement company or factory to enhance the learning experience for a team of students/staff within a particular work environment.

While taking a CemNet e-Learning course, the opportunity to debate specific issues and problems with other students from around the world will enhance the learning. Furthermore, having a well accomplished lecturer on hand to provide individual tuition generates extra confidence in the chosen topics and technology issues.

The benefits of e-Learning

  • Learning is self-paced and gives students a chance to speed up or slow down as necessary
  • Learning is self-directed, allowing students to choose content and tools appropriate to their differing interests, needs, and skill levels
  • Low cost - no need to book flights and hotels compared with conventional training.
  • Fosters greater student/instructor contact
  • Geographical barriers are eliminated
  • Higher retention - online training will draw you to topics you like and enjoy. Studies show that because of this retention is frequently better than in a traditional classroom.
  • Listen to lectures online or download full text handouts for reading later.

High Industry Approval

Since its launch in early 2005, CemNet e-Learning has been used by over 1000 individual students worldwide. Such personel training has been taken up by multinationals including Lafarge, Holcim, Cemex and HeidelbergCement through to major companies such as Titan, Buzzi Unicem, Siam Cement, Yanbu Cement, Egyptian Cement, Vassilliko, JK. Cements, Ultratech, YTL Cement, VNCC, Cementos Lima, Adelaide Brighton, Blue Circle Southern, East African Portland, Natal Portland and many more.

CemNet e-Learning is also being increasingly used by equipment suppliers as a training tool for technicians, sales and marketing personnel wishing to gain a full understanding of cement industry technology. Successful students from FLSmidth, Polysius, KHD and many others, highlight the value of such on-line training.

Feedback

The majority of students fill out course evaluations at the end of their courses, here's what they had to say about CemNet's online training:

Cement Factory Maintenance Course Student:

"The Course is very thought provoking, pointing out the important issues in establishing effective and efficient maintenance system in a Cement plant. I really enjoyed all the sessions especially Module 3."

Cement Factory Quality Control Course student:

"This course helped me to understand it piece by piece from start to end with enough material to not be generalized but not too much to overwhelm me."

Cement Manufacturing Technology Student:

"I particularly enjoyed trying to apply the theory you explain in our factory."