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February 2024
Urban Logistics - LondonBOOK NOW
27/02/2024 09:00:00 - 27/02/2024 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 course provides the essential background to the nature of freight movement in urban areas using real-world case studies from around the globe.

This course is ideally suited to local authority personnel with responsibilities for urban freight movements and business liaison and engagement (including Transport Planners, Environmental Health Officers, Town Planners, Economic Development Officers, Road Safety Officers, and Sustainable Travel Planners), as well as consultancy staff engaged in urban freight planning support and other relevant stakeholders.

Programme and Booking Form 

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

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


Booking

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Designing for Buses in the Urban Environment - OnlineBOOK NOW
27/02/2024 09:00:00 - 27/02/2024 17:00:00

This one-day course will highlight common mistakes that can occur during the planning and design of bus interchanges and infrastructure. Exploring issues that may at first appear minor, but if not identified and addressed early can result in challenging and costly remedial work during the construction and post opening phases of the project. Many of these design issues occur because the designers or those approving the design may lack the specialist knowledge of bus interchange requirements, vehicle manoeuvrability and transport operations.

Taught through practical examples and case studies, the course will provide an introduction to the topic, allowing potential issues to be recognised and removed at the design stage enabling costly and time consuming issues to be avoided.

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

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

Booking

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Design, Construction and Maintenance of Highways Drainage Systems - OnlineBOOK NOW
28/02/2024 09:00:00 - 29/02/2024 17:00:00


The increasing frequency of flooding and a growing awarenessof the effects of climate change are drivers towards a greaterrecognition of the importance of effective surface waterdrainage systems.

This two day course aims to provide up-to-date informationon current practice concerning design, construction andmaintenance of highway drainage systems. Legislation withparticular reference to the Flood & Water Management Act 2010together with design and construction standards, appropriatematerials and innovative solutions will be covered, focusing on achieving effective and maintainable drainage systems. Dueemphasis is given to environmental aspects arising from climatechange, the provision of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) and mitigation of flood risk. The course is presented byrecognised experts in their field, who have extensive experiencein the highways industry.

Full programme here...
 
Course Fees

Standard Fee: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

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March 2024
Technical Report Writing - OnlineBOOK NOW
13/03/2024 09:00:00 - 13/03/2024 17:00:00

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.

This programme is suitable for transportation practitioners at all levels wishing to improve their technical writing skills; it is also particularly useful for those new to technical report writing in a business and consultancy context.


Programme and Booking Form

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Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £365 + 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.


Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers - LondonBOOK NOW
19/03/2024 09:00:00 - 20/03/2024 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: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

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


Hong Kong Two-Day Road Safety Audit - OnlineBOOK NOW
19/03/2024 12:00:00 - 20/03/2024 19:00:00


This two-day course will provide information updates on recent statistics and research, publications and standards relevant to road safety audit and assessment, and experience of new audit areas using case studies and examples. Delivery of the programme will consist of taught sessions, practical workshops via breakout rooms, and discussion sessions.

Day One reflects on current road safety practices adopted in Hong Kong (HK); it covers the most recently published HK crash data, what it tells us about its road safety problems and topic issues including ‘inclusive design’. A review of global road safety ‘hot topics’ and innovations is also provided. The course provides a review of road safety and public transport to examine common safety aspects referencing TPDM and international guidance.

Day Two commences with a session covering important research into human behaviour and interaction with collision likelihood. The Road Safety Inspection, commenced at the end of Day One, concludes with all groups presenting their considered inspection findings to the trainers and other attendees.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for Road Safety Observers (building experience to become a Road Safety Auditor) and more experienced Road Safety Auditors meeting the requirements to maintain their annual two days’ CPD training and continue to undertake road safety audits in HK. It is also for road safety, traffic engineering and transport planning professionals who wish to enhance and update their knowledge of road safety engineering issues. All attendees will receive a CPD certificate of attendance.


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £600
Member Rate: £550

Booking

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The Equality Act for Placemakers and Transport Practitioners - OnlineBOOK NOW
20/03/2024 09:00:00 - 20/03/2024 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 essentialtraining for any consultant working for public sector clients.

This course is designed for transportation professionals in the publicand private sector who are primarily involved in the development andimplementation of policies, strategies and projects that affect the publicrealm. Suitable for both new entrants to the industry and long-standingprofessionals, the course should also be considered by people involved intransport development management, urban design, traffic management,traffic signal design, highway maintenance and parking. Consultantsworking for public sector clients will find this course particularly helpfulfor understanding the duties and responsibilities placed on them by thislegislation.


Programme and Booking Form 

Full programme here..


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

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


Booking

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

April 2024
Design, Construction and Maintenance of Highways Drainage Systems - OnlineBOOK NOW
16/04/2024 09:00:00 - 17/04/2024 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 2010together 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: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

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

Traffic Orders - Principles and Good Practice - OnlineBOOK NOW
16/04/2024 09:00:00 - 16/04/2024 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: £385 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £365 + 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



Transport Scheme Appraisal for Transport Planners - OnlineBOOK NOW
24/04/2024 09:00:00 - 25/04/2024 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: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

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

 

May 2024
Advanced Road Safety Audit and Engineering - OnlineBOOK NOW
14/05/2024 09:00:00 - 15/05/2024 17:00:00


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: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Full programme here...
 

Booking

Click Book Now to pay online with card or please return a completed booking form or contact the Events Team atinfo@ptrc-training.co.uk.


Overcoming the Challenges of Poor Air QualityBOOK NOW
16/05/2024 09:00:00 - 16/05/2024 17:00:00

Brand New Course!

Over the past five years, legislation has become stricter, with the recent Environmental Act (2021), new air quality monitoring technology has been unleashed to identify hidden air pollution hotspots, and the rollout of more traffic interventions such as clean air zones and low-traffic neighbourhoods have encouraged positive mobility trends.

Since the net-zero carbon commitment, both public and private sector organisations have committed to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions to minimal levels. With this course, you will learn the principles of delivering a successful carbon plan on time and within budget to promote
public health benefits and restore the natural environment of our local communities.

Despite the damaging health and environmental concerns associated with air pollution, tremendous progress has already been made towards creating a sustainable future. Join our one-day training workshop on tackling air pollution and championing decarbonisation initiatives. This
course is designed to improve our understanding on new regulatory and legislative requirements for air quality, the use of new technology, and the implementation of traffic interventions.

Tailored for policymakers, practitioners, and local government players interested in improving air quality, this training will equip you with necessary skills to effectively engage with communities to drive behaviour and environmental change.

Programme and Booking form

Full programme here...

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £365 + 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.



Transport Modelling for Non-Modellers - OnlineBOOK NOW
21/05/2024 09:00:00 - 22/05/2024 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: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

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


Project Management in Transport Planning - OnlineBOOK NOW
22/05/2024 09:00:00 - 22/05/2024 17:00:00


This course is designed to introduce all aspects of project management to transportation practitioners and to provide fundamental knowledge to project management 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 

Full programme here..

Course Fees

Standard Fee: £385 + VAT

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


Booking

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


June 2024
Planning Public Transport - OnlineBOOK NOW
11/06/2024 09:00:00 - 12/06/2024 17:00:00

This two-day course provides a practical guide to operationsplanning, improved scheduling, market forecasting andeconomic appraisal methods for the development of bus andtram services.

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

Full programme here


Course Fees

Standard Fee: £545 + VAT

CILT Member/ Local Authority/ Charity Fee: £495 + VAT

Booking

Click Book Now to pay online by card or return a completed booking form to The Events Team atinfo@ptrc-training.co.uk.

 

 
July 2024
The 22nd Annual Transport Practitioners' MeetingBOOK NOW
03/07/2024 09:00:00 - 04/07/2024 17:00:00


What is TPM?

The Transport Practitioners’ Meeting is a unique opportunity for transport professionals to engage with each other and inspire the profession. For over 20 years, we have brought together transport practitioners to be empowered to make transport a force for good. The world today faces unprecedented transport, logistics and planning challenges, making the conference an even more invaluable space to debate, share and engage. TPM provides a home for the profession, an arena to find common solutions, to ensure that transportation managers are ready to build a world that is better than before.

Why attend TPM?

• Sessions covering the latest developments and emerging best practice on a wide variety of topics including Global Trends, Shared Economy, Smart Cities, Transport Economics and many more!

• Hands-on workshops and over one hundred unique paper presentations highlighting challenges, solutions and innovations in the transport sector

• Sponsored networking drinks reception, prestigious annual awards ceremony and dinner

• Two-day discounted rates, discounts for select membership organisations, return of the two-for-one Local Authority rate


Where is TPM being held?

#2024TPM will be held 03 - 04 July 2024 in Manchester at The Manchester Metropolitan University. There is plenty of opportunity to get involved be it presenting a poster or presentation, sponsoring a network session or simply soaking in the atmosphere – The Transport Practitioners’ Meeting is a must attend event for any practitioner!

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