CapNet training on Professional Drilling Management: register now!


The International Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (Cap-Net), is offering a free online course on how to professionally manage water well drilling projects and programmes. The course will be self-paced and take place from June 24 to October 29, 2022.

The training is aimed at participants from low- and middle-income countries, who already engage in drilling management projects or expect to undertake work in this field within 1-3 years. In total, 250 participants will be admitted. Registration and selection criteria can be found here.

Key topics

The course will be divided in 5 modules.

  • Groundwater data and siting
  • Procurement and contract management of borehole drilling
  • Borehole drilling and supervision
  • Legal and institutional considerations
  • Actions to raise drilling professionalism

Course facilitators

  • Dr. Kerstin Danert – Water Specialist, Researcher and Facilitator, Ask for Water GmbH, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Dr. Moustapha Diene – Hydrogeologist and Senior Assistant Professor, University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

Registration and more information

Registrations are open from May 10 – June 15, 2022. Register here .

More information about the course is available here.


This course is supported by the Rural Water Supply Network hosted by Skat Foundation, through the co-funding of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.