Eijkelkamp Soil & Water



The various topics in which Eijkelkamp Academy offers training are clustered in half-day modules. These modules can easily be transformed into a course combining the modules which interest you. Eijkelkamp Academy's expertise expands well beyond the topics mentioned here in the modules.

A training comprises the following elements:

  • Theoretical background
  • Practical theory on ‘how to get started’; preparation, logistics, standardization aspects, selecting equipment
  • Practical work; hands-on equipment training In general, the ideal combination between theory and practice is 50/50.


  • Topic: Duration (days)
  • Soil classification: 1
  • Sediment / Water bed sampling: ½
  • Soil sampling (volatile and non-volatile): ½
  • Soil moisture measurements: ½
  • Infiltration and hydraulic conductivity measurements: 1
  • Laboratory equipment: 2
  • Soil resistance measurements: ½
  • Soil research for urban trees: 1
  • Soil quality improvement: 1
  • Land and water conservation: 1


  • Topic: Duration (days)
  • Waste water sampling: ½
  • Redox and dissolved oxygen measurements: ½
  • Surface water sampling: ½
  • Discharge and flow measurements: ½

Soil water / Ground water:

  • Topic: Duration (days)
  • Monitoring wells;: 1-3
  • Hydrology:
  • Construction:
  • Location:
  • Different types of wells:
  • Different ways of drilling:
  • Ground water flow and isocurves: ½
  • Ground water sampling: ½
  • Soil water sampling : ½
  • Ground water quality measurements : ½

Earth monitoring:

  • Topic: Duration (days)
  • Agro-meteorological station: ½
  • Diver-Office: ½
  • e-SENSE: ½
  • Basic Geographic Information System (GIS): 2


Eijkelkamp Academy's trainings are offered In-Company as well. Besides that it is also possible to follow a custom-made training at Eijkelkamp Academy's training Centre in Giesbeek, you can adjust the content of the trainings to your specific wishes. Combining trainings is also possible. For example installing a monitoring well and Diver Office, as well as changing the topic of a training to your work situation, for example installing a monitoring well in a specific soil.


During the training, skilled and experienced trainers inspire and instruct you with interesting examples from practice.

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