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September 2020
Design, Maintenance and Construction of Highways Drainage Systems - OnlineBOOK NOW
29/09/2020 09:00:00 - 30/09/2020 17:00:00

The increasing frequency of flooding and a growing awareness of the effects of climate change are drivers towards a greater recognition of the importance of effective surface water drainage systems.

This two day course aims to provide up-to-date information on current practice concerning design, construction and maintenance of highway drainage systems. Legislation with particular reference to the Flood & Water Management Act 2010 together with design and construction standards, appropriate materials and innovative solutions will be covered, focusing on achieving effective and maintainable drainage systems. Due emphasis is given to environmental aspects arising from climate change, the provision of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) and mitigation of flood risk. The course is presented by recognised experts in their field, who have extensive experience in the highways industry.

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £475 + VAT


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October 2020
Principles of Traffic & Transport 20 Week Evening Lecture SeriesBOOK NOW
01/10/2020 17:30:00 - 01/10/2020 19:00:00


Our most popular lecture series provides an introduction to the key components of transport planning and traffic engineering.

Whether you are new to the transport industry, are looking to refresh your knowledge on transport principles, or if you have taken on a new responsibility or are working in a ‘niche area’ and wish to broaden your knowledge, PTRC’s 20 week evening lecture series offers a cost-effective and time-inexpensive training course that will benefit both the participating

This season of the lecture series will be delivered online.

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £699 + VAT

CILT & TPS Member/Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £649 + VAT


Booking

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Business Engagement and Travel PlanningBOOK NOW
14/10/2020 09:00:00 - 14/10/2020 17:00:00

The course has been developed for people who have recently started

working on smarter travel programmes or development led travel plans.

It is also suitable for people who manage or commission workplace

engagement activities and those who are looking for a broad overview

of techniques and issues.


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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

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Cycling Infrastructure DesignBOOK NOW
16/10/2020 09:00:00 - 16/10/2020 17:00:00

Retro-fitting high quality cycling infrastructure is a significant

challenge for engineers. Restricted space, UK driving rules and

culture and political support are key challenges. This course explores

different approaches to making cycling feel convenient and safe in

urban areas, illustrated by case studies of innovative cycle

infrastructure design. We will help you to understand how to plan

networks and interventions to suit different circumstances. We will

show the best available methods for designing for cyclists at

junctions, main roads and quieter streets.

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

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Public Inquiries and AppealsBOOK NOW
21/10/2020 09:00:00 - 22/10/2020 17:00:00

The course is built around a mock inquiry for a major urban extension with its core purpose to develop the skills required in preparing and delivering robust and precise proofs of evidence.

Delegates will also gain experience of the additional pressures imposed by speaking in public and dealing with cross-examination, and not forgetting the importance of making arguments clear and simple to understand so that all those present at the inquiry are on an ‘equal footing’.



Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £475 + VAT


Booking

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November 2020
Scenario Planning for Transport PlannersBOOK NOW
10/11/2020 09:00:00 - 10/11/2020 17:00:00

 

This course will focus on how to create future scenarios as a starting point against which to develop your future mobility strategies. It will introduce you to trend analysis, creating a vision, understanding uncertainties, and all the components of a good quality future scenario.

This course is designed to provide a solid introduction to scenario planning, and is suitable for professionals working in the fields of transport planning, transport policy, highway engineering, road safety, public health, or with managerial responsibility for these roles. It will also be of interest to people addressing future transport issues within the third sector and academia. We are looking at the senior and principal planner level; potentially just starting their first policy project, and needs to do scenarios work.

Project Management in Transport PlanningBOOK NOW
17/11/2020 09:00:00 - 17/11/2020 17:00:00

 

This course is designed to introduce all aspects of project management to transportation practitioners and to provide fundamental knowledge to project mangement practice. It teaches people skills rather than a methodology such as PRINCE, Projects or Agile. You will understand the importance of human capability in project management to leverage processes and methodologies and in getting the best out of everyone involved in the project for a successful delivery including the project manager.

Pre-course questionnaires will be completed by participants and the course is tailored to reflect their requirements.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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School Travel PlansBOOK NOW
24/11/2020 09:00:00 - 24/11/2020 17:00:00

This course focuses specifically on the successful

ingredients needed to construct, deliver and monitor travel plans

for establishments catering for 11-16/18 year olds. It highlights

the role of the planning process, particularly given the need for

new schools and academies to cater for the demands of expanding

urban and rural communities. Packed with helpful tips and casestudies,

this one-day course is a must for anyone wishing to refresh

or enhance their knowledge of school travel planning techniques,

and looking for new and innovative ways to secure commitment

and engagement.

The course has been developed for professionals involved in

any aspect of secondary school travel planning, ranging from

architects, planners, property and development management

professionals through to those involved in travel promotion,

behaviourial changes, community engagement and operational

aspects.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.

December 2020
The Equality Act for Placemakers and Transport PractitionersBOOK NOW
02/12/2020 09:00:00 - 02/12/2020 17:00:00

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of the Equalities

Act to transportation, highways and urban realm activities and is essential

training for any consultant working for public sector clients.

This course is designed for transportation professionals in the public

and private sector who are primarily involved in the development and

implementation of policies, strategies and projects that affect the public

realm. Suitable for both new entrants to the industry and long-standing

professionals, the course should also be considered by people involved in

transport development management, urban design, traffic management,

traffic signal design, highway maintenance and parking. Consultants

working for public sector clients will find this course particularly helpful

for understanding the duties and responsibilities placed on them by this

legislation.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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January 2021
Participation and Consultation in Transport PlanningBOOK NOW
13/01/2021 09:00:00 - 13/01/2021 17:00:00

 

This course sets out what responsible organisations must do to enable inclusive development. In addition, and possibly even more important, it demonstrates, through practical case studies, the difference between running public participation well and running it badly.

 

This course is aimed at junior and senior transport planners, transport managers and those working in associated professions who want to improve their skills in developing, managing and executing public participation exercises.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.

Fundamentals of Travel PlanningBOOK NOW
14/01/2021 09:00:00 - 14/01/2021 17:00:00

 

This course focuses specifically on the successful elements needed to construct, deliver and monitor travel plans and will be helpful for those involved in operations, logistics, HR, property and planning as well as those employed in more conventional sustainable transport roles. Packed with helpful tips and case-studies this one-day course is a must for anyone wishing to develop and grow their skills in travel planning.

This course has been developed for professionals involved in any aspect of travel planning wishing to develop their knowledge and competence, ranging from architects, planners, property and development management professionals through to those involved in travel promotion, behavioural change, community engagement, logistics, HR, and operational aspects. It will also be a useful refresh for those needing to update their core knowledge and skills.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.

Traffic Orders - Principles and Good PracticeBOOK NOW
20/01/2021 09:00:00 - 20/01/2021 17:00:00

This course provides delegates with an understanding of the

formal stages involved in processing of permanent, temporary and

experimental Traffic Orders together with associated notices that can

be used to control the use of the highway.

The course is suitable for those who have a regular need to request,

produce or interpret all forms of Traffic Orders: delegates from

highway and traffic engineering, parking management, temporary

works co-ordination, reps and appeals management and project

management backgrounds. It will also be valuable for those who

manage teams for whom Traffic Orders play a significant role.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.

February 2021
Transport Modelling for Non-ModellersBOOK NOW
02/02/2021 09:00:00 - 03/02/2021 17:00:00

 

This course provides an introduction to the modelling tools commonly used, providing delegates with an understanding of the applicability of different models to various situations, and equips practitioners with simple techniques for checking model outputs.

The course is designed for people with limited or no experience of transport modelling activities who are responsible for requesting or commissioning models, such as those working in the fields of strategic transport planning, strategic land use planning, development management and economic growth/regeneration. It is also suitable for those with managerial responsibility for modelling teams, who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

Course Fees

Full programme here

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £475 + VAT

Booking

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Access and InclusionBOOK NOW
10/02/2021 09:00:00 - 10/02/2021 17:00:00

 

This course provides an introduction into the area of accessibility and public transport integration. Drawing on a range of case studies and approaches, this course examines the latest access and inclusion agenda as it relates to public transport and interchange, the role of the community transport and taxi sector, station travel planning and multimodal access to rail, as well as BRT and more conventional bus and rail integration. The key role of active travel to stimulate greater use of public transport and the types of interchange and ‘last mile’ improvements needed to encourage this will also be covered.

The course has been developed for professionals involved in any aspect of access and integration wishing to develop their knowledge and competence; ranging from local authority and integrated transport authority transport planners, bus and train operating companies, consultants, and property and development management professionals through to those involved in travel promotion, access projects, behavioural change, public health and wellbeing. community engagement and community transport. The course will also give helpful background technical knowledge to diversity and inclusion specialists within a Human Resources environment.

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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Transport Scheme AppraisalBOOK NOW
24/02/2021 09:00:00 - 25/02/2021 17:00:00

This course will provide a comprehensive grounding in the latest business

case appraisal approaches for transport projects. It will introduce the five

cases that make up a transport business case: the Strategic, Economic,

Commercial, Financial and Management Cases. It will highlight current

guidance in WebTAG and HM Treasury’s “Green Book” on Appraisal and

Evaluation and provide an understanding of the key concepts used in

appraisal.

The course is particularly suitable for new recruits to government

organisations and private sector companies who require an overview

of the current state of the art in scheme appraisal. It will also be of

special relevance to more senior practitioners or managers who need to

commission, manage or oversee business case appraisal activities.

Course Fees

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Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £475 + VAT

Booking

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March 2021
Planning Public TransportBOOK NOW
03/03/2021 09:00:00 - 04/03/2021 17:00:00

This two-day course provides a practical guide to operations

planning, improved scheduling, market forecasting and

economic appraisal methods for the development of bus and

tram services.

The course includes a ’hands on’ exercise, using given data for

an expected demand level, vehicle costs, round trip times, etc.

to estimate total and unit costs of producing a bus service.

The course is designed for planners and managers in the industry,

national, regional and local government, and consultants who

deal with short range public transport planning and operations.

No advanced knowledge in mathematical methods or computers

is required, although a working knowledge of commonly-used

spreadsheets (such as Excel) would be useful. It will also be

of benefit to practicing public transport professionals or those

engaged in the transport and planning industry.

Course Fees

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Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £475 + VAT

Booking

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Road Safety Audits: Principals and Good PracticeBOOK NOW
11/03/2021 09:00:00 - 11/03/2021 17:00:00

 
This course will introduce delegates to the causes of accidents and how they can be addressed by engineering, education and enforcement. It will particularly focus on the use of road safety audits as one way of ensuring that safety is given sufficient consideration in the design process.

The course is designed for road safety auditors who wish to refresh and update their knowledge, those looking to meet CPD requirements, and for people with limited or no experience of road safety auditing activities who wish to learn more about this area of work. People working in the fields of transport planning, development management, regeneration and urban design will find this one day course and indispensable introduction to road safety engineering techniques and audit methods.

It is also suitable for those with managerial responsibility for engineering design, road safety audit and project development teams, who are looking for a broad overview of techniques and issues.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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April 2021
Cycling for TransportBOOK NOW
27/04/2021 09:00:00 - 28/04/2021 17:00:00

 

The increasing concerns over reducing road congestion and carbon emissions, and the desire to promote public health and fitness, are some of the factors why cycling is frequently encouraged as a sustainable mode of transport. This course investigates policy, technical and societal issues underpinning current cycling levels and explores proven methods of increasing cycling participation rates and take-up on the ground.

This course is designed to provide a solid introduction to cycling considerations and is suitable for professionals working in the fields of transport planning, transport policy, highway engineering, road safety, public health, or with managerial responsibility for these roles. It will also be of interest to people addressing cycling and transport issues within the third sector and academia

Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here.

Please find further course/programme details and

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.