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January 2022
The Principles of Traffic and Transport - 20 Week Evening Lecture Series (Dubai) - OnlineBOOK NOW
17/01/2022 17:30:00 - 13/06/2022 19:00:00

The transportation system is being asked to play a greater role in society these days as we strive to move people, fuel the economy, be more energy efficient, and address the role of the automobile in climate change. These are broad themes that will affect the transportation profession for years to come, however at the ‘street level’ there is still the day-today of designing, operating, evaluating and improving the local transportation system in our cities and towns.

Whether you are new to the transportation industry, are looking to refresh your knowledge on transportation 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 20week evening lecture series offers a cost-effective and time-inexpensive training course that will benefit both the participating employee and their employer.

This evening seminar program has been running in Europe for over fifteen years. PTRC is happy to be launching the 20 Week Evening Lecture Series in Dubai in January 2022.

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £700
CILT & TPS Member/Local Authority/Charity Fee: £650


Booking

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Delivering Effective Access and Inclusion - OnlineBOOK NOW
18/01/2022 09:00:00 - 18/01/2022 17:00:00


Taking into account the latest Government recommendations regarding social distancing and working from home regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the decision in conjunction with the trainers that this course will now be delivered via distance learning. The course will still have all the course work, workshops and interactivity as those delivered in the classroom, allowing for the same level of learning while taking into account the recommendations for these special circumstances. There will be a live trainer facilitating this course from 9:00 - 17:00 GMT.

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 will outline the latest thinking on access, diversity and inclusion as set out in DfT’s Inclusive Transport Strategy, as well as explaining the main principles of the Equality Act.

The course, run in an interactive workshop format, will also look at the implications of regulations including the PSVAR requirements and the Office of Rail and Road’s Accessible Transport Policy. Finally it will consider the role of station travel plans and how these tools can be used to provide holistic accessibility solutions.

Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here..

Course Fees 

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT
CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £345 + VAT 

Booking 

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An Introduction to Highway Design and Construction - OnlineBOOK NOW
19/01/2022 09:00:00 - 20/01/2022 17:00:00


Continuing cut-backs and restraint in funding of highway construction and maintenance has led to even greater need for practitioners to gain an appreciation and understanding of cost-effective highway design, specification and implementation.

The principles of highway engineering apply not only to the construction of major new road schemes, but also to smaller improvements, deconstruction and on-going road maintenance. Design approaches are related to DMRB, also to the Manual for Streets. This two-day course will consider the roles and responsibilities of highway authorities and consultants.

Additionally it will guide participants through highway design and construction of new or remodelled roads.


Programme and Booking Form

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

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Successful Planning Applications for Transport Planners - OnlineBOOK NOW
20/01/2022 09:00:00 - 20/01/2022 17:00:00
This one day course provides an overview of the new development management framework, providing practical advice for those involved in the preparation and review of transport assessments.

The course is suitable for those who have recently started or returned to
working in transport development management, planners who require an overview of transport considerations pertinent to development and those responsible for the management or commissioning of staff undertaking development management activities.


Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here..

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.

Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers - OnlineBOOK NOW
24/01/2022 09:00:00 - 25/01/2022 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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Advanced Road Safety Audit and Engineering - OnlineBOOK NOW
24/01/2022 09:00:00 - 25/01/2022 09:00:00


This course is split over two days. On the first day delegates will examine ‘human factors’ associated with road safety and will particularly focus on the implementation of the ‘safe systems’ approach to casualty reduction and its relevance in road safety audit and applied engineering practice, as one way of ensuring that safety is given sufficient consideration in the design process.

Day two covers international road safety engineering and audit process, with a focus on the World Health Organisation (WHO) International Decade of Action and it compares and contrasts typical UK practices and conditions with those likely to be encountered internationally.


Programme and Booking Form


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

Full programme here...
 

Booking

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Principles of Traffic & Transport Evening Lecture Series (UK) - OnlineBOOK NOW
26/01/2022 17:30:00 - 22/06/2022 17:30:00


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 evening lecture series offers a cost-effective and time-inexpensive training course that will benefit both the participating employees and their employers.

The programme has been designed to complement both the TPS Professional Development Scheme and the CIHT/TPS Transport Planning Professional (TPP) qualification enabling participants to gain knowledge across all the mandatory units.

This season of the lecture series will be delivered online.

Programme and Booking Form

Please find further course/programme details and booking form here.
 

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £699 + VAT

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


Booking

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Technical Report Writing - OnlineBOOK NOW
31/01/2022 09:00:00 - 31/01/2022 17:00:00

Taking into account the latest Government recommendations regarding social distancing and working from home regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the decision in conjunction with the trainers that this course will now be delivered via distance learning. The course will still have all the course work, workshops and interactivity as those delivered in the classroom, allowing for the same level of learning while taking into account the recommendations for these special circumstances. There will be a live trainer facilitating this course from 9:00 - 17:00 GMT.

Many professionals lack confidence in their report-writing skills, and feel that their credibility suffers because their written reports are not a fair reflection of their expertise. Anyone involved in technical work will quickly discover the challenges presented when trying to communicate their ideas, information, proposals or recommendations to colleagues and clients. All too often, the impact of many hours of work can hinge on the ability to explain the results effectively to others.

Programme and Booking Form

Full programme here..

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

Click book now to book online with a card or return a completed booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.


February 2022
Construction Management Plans - OnlineBOOK NOW
08/02/2022 09:00:00 - 08/02/2022 17:00:00


The Construction Management Plan (CMP) tool has been established as a key tool for managing traffic impact of new development while it is in the build phases. However, with increasing pressure to manage out unnecessary traffic from urban centres and sensitive rural locations, combined with the advocacy of Clear Zones and other environmental restrictions, the creation of SMART CMPs is even more important. 

This course looks at the role of construction management and logistics plans to creatively manage down delivery and other freight traffic without compromising the build process and ensuring that the solutions are affordable and efficient. Dovetailing of CMPs with wider supply chain practices and business planning are key aspects which both developers and urban planners needs to address in the shaping and delivery of the CMP. This course will examine some of the best practice already established in this field, and provide a clear structure and process for helping effective CMPs to be assembled, delivered and monitored.
 

Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here..

Course Fees 

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT 

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

Booking 

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Business Engagement and Travel Planning - OnlineBOOK NOW
15/02/2022 09:00:00 - 15/02/2022 17:00:00


This one day course explores the motivational factors behind workplace engagement in behavioural change programmes, equipping practitioners with a tried and tested toolkit for use in developing their own engagement programmes.

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.

Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here..

Course Fees 

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT 

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

Booking 

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Transport Scheme Appraisal for Transport Planners - OnlineBOOK NOW
22/02/2022 09:00:00 - 23/02/2022 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.

Following an overview of the entire scheme appraisal process on day one, the second day will focus on the economic case and the principles, tools and techniques used in economic appraisal, including cost-benefit analysis, discounting and presentation of results. The course will be delivered through a combination of presentations and workshops.


Full programme here..


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

Booking

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March 2022
Road Safety Audit - Principles and Good Practice - OnlineBOOK NOW
10/03/2022 09:00:00 - 10/03/2022 17:00:00


In 2014 1,775 people died in traffic accidents in Great Britain, a 4% increase from 2013. Although Great Britain is one of the best performing countries in the world when it comes to road safety, there are still improvements that can be made to reduce the number of deaths and injuries occurring on our roads. 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 will be useful to both those new to the safety audit process and those looking for updates on the latest development in
this field.

Programme and Booking Form

Full programme here..

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

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Design, Maintenance and Construction of Highways Drainage Systems - OnlineBOOK NOW
15/03/2022 09:00:00 - 16/03/2022 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.

Full programme here...
 

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

Booking

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April 2022
Cycling for Transport - OnlineBOOK NOW
05/04/2022 09:00:00 - 06/04/2022 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: £525 + VAT

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

Booking

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booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk. 
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Participation and Consultation in Transport Planning - OnlineBOOK NOW
07/04/2022 09:00:00 - 07/04/2022 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 

Full programme here.

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

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May 2022
Planning for an uncertain future - OnlineBOOK NOW
05/05/2022 09:00:00 - 05/05/2022 17:00:00


Taking into account the latest Government recommendations regarding social distancing and working from home regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the decision in conjunction with the trainers that this course will now be delivered via distance learning. The course will still have all the course work, workshops and interactivity as those delivered in the classroom, allowing for the same level of learning while taking into account the recommendations for these special circumstances. There will be a live trainer facilitating this course from 9:00 - 17:00 GMT.

It has often been said that transport is in an age of disruptive change. Long-held assumptions about links between the transport and economy have been challenged by new evidence. Barely a day goes by without a new mobility service, start-up, driverless car, hyperloop, or something else futuristic being announced. This poses a significant challenge to policy makers. How can we provide a transport system that is fit for the future?

Framing how you think about the future is the first step to developing robust, evidence-led strategies. Scenario testing has often been used by transport planners for business case development, and predictions have been used to write policy.

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.

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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Essential Legislation for Transport Planners - OnlineBOOK NOW
17/05/2022 09:00:00 - 17/05/2022 17:00:00


The reduction in personnel within many local authorities has led to internal staff and term consultants having to become familiar with wider and varying areas of activity, often without being provided sufficient training on the legal requirements placed on highway authorities. In addition, current pressures on the management of a highway network plus the delivery of projects can often mean that not all practitioners have a clear understanding of the powers, duties, legal and administrative bases on which these are maintained, managed and promoted.


This one-day course provides an essential insight into the distinction between law and guidance and the risks that can arise from any departure. It will cover the main duties, statutory and discretionary powers and obligations placed on highway and traffic practitioners by UK highway and traffic 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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Cycling Infrastructure Design - OnlineBOOK NOW
20/05/2022 09:00:00 - 20/05/2022 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.


Programme and Booking Form

Full programme form here.

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

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info@ptrc-training.co.uk.


June 2022
Planning Public Transport - OnlineBOOK NOW
07/06/2022 09:00:00 - 08/06/2022 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.

Programme and Booking Form

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

Booking

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Public Inquiries and Appeals - OnlineBOOK NOW
14/06/2022 09:00:00 - 16/06/2022 17:00:00


Day one takes place on 14th June. Day two takes place on 16th June.

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’.

Programme and Booking Form

Full programme here..

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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

Booking

Click book now to book online or return a completed booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.



Technical Report Writing - OnlineBOOK NOW
21/06/2022 09:00:00 - 21/06/2022 17:00:00

Taking into account the latest Government recommendations regarding social distancing and working from home regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the decision in conjunction with the trainers that this course will now be delivered via distance learning. The course will still have all the course work, workshops and interactivity as those delivered in the classroom, allowing for the same level of learning while taking into account the recommendations for these special circumstances. There will be a live trainer facilitating this course from 9:00 - 17:00 GMT.

Many professionals lack confidence in their report-writing skills, and feel that their credibility suffers because their written reports are not a fair reflection of their expertise. Anyone involved in technical work will quickly discover the challenges presented when trying to communicate their ideas, information, proposals or recommendations to colleagues and clients. All too often, the impact of many hours of work can hinge on the ability to explain the results effectively to others.

Programme and Booking Form

Full programme here..

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

Click Book Now to book online with a card or return a completed booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Fundamentals of Travel Planning - OnlineBOOK NOW
23/06/2022 09:00:00 - 23/06/2022 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 

Full programme here.


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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


Booking

Click book now to book online with a card or return a completed booking form to the Events Team at info@ptrc-training.co.uk.


July 2022
Traffic Orders - Principles and Good Practice - OnlineBOOK NOW
19/07/2022 09:00:00 - 19/07/2022 17:00:00


Traffic Orders are an essential requirement for just about every enforceable restriction that applies to the highway, and will be required for the construction and operation of many transport infrastructure schemes.

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.

Offering invaluable insight into the process for creating these legal documents, this course will review where traffic orders are best used and the limits of their powers. The format of the course includes group work and case studies covering the format, interpretation and use of the different traffic orders, and is delivered by a leading traffic order practitioner.

Programme and Booking Form

Full programme here..


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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

Booking

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Urban Logistics - OnlineBOOK NOW
26/07/2022 09:00:00 - 26/07/2022 17:00:00

 

Efficient, safe and sustainable movement of freight within urban areas is essential to ensure towns and cities prosper and local businesses thrive. Freight is the lifeblood of our local economies and needs to be planned for and effectively managed, to balance the needs of industry with those of local communities, other road users and the environment.

This new course provides the essential background to the nature of freight movement in urban areas using real-world case studies from around the globe.


Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here.



Course Fees

Standard Fee: £365 + VAT

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


Booking

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September 2022
Air Quality and Transport Planning - OnlineBOOK NOW
13/09/2022 09:00:00 - 13/09/2022 17:00:00


Nearly 40 million Britons live in areas with illegal air pollution levels resulting in 40,000 premature deaths a year.

This one-day training course has been developed to bring practitioners up to speed with the latest developments in urban air quality management and assessment, to gain a critical insight into the existing process and to have the confidence to deliver solutions to improve public health and well-being. It will also examine how to deliver an effective plan for your community and local businesses; on time and on budget.


Find out more information here...
 

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £525 + VAT

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


Booking

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