Symmons Madge Course Listing

Cycling / Active Travel

Course Dates: 4th & 5th February

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: This course is designed to provide a solid introduction to walking and cycling and is suitable for professionals working in the fields of transport planning, transport policy, highway engineering, public realm, road danger, public health, or with managerial responsibility for these roles. It will also be of interest to people addressing walking, cycling and inclusive transport issues within the third sector and academia. Delegates will be able to plan a cycling and walking network and understand the key issues which underpin best practice planning and design.


 

Various Types of Pavement Design

Course Dates: 23rd & 24th February

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Our Various Types of Pavement Design course will enable you to understand the best practices being used and new techniques available in pavement design plus what type to use, the various types of pavement design available on different networks, the requirements of traffic data and the impact of The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB).


 

Various Types of Pavement Design

 

Course Dates: 8th & 9th March

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Our Various Types of Pavement Design course will enable you to understand the best practices being used and new techniques available in pavement design plus what type to use, the various types of pavement design available on different networks, the requirements of traffic data and the impact of The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB).


 

Asphalt Technology

Course Dates: 18th & 19th March

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: This course covers the properties of asphalt and its constituent materials, giving an appreciation of the factors that are essential to the successful production, use and application of asphalt for concrete pavements.


 

Road Safety Audit

Course Dates: 26th & 27th April

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Road Safety Audit (RSA) is the independent safety check of highway and traffic schemes and in the UK RSA is mandatory for trunk road and motorways schemes and commended for all other roads. Unlike highway engineering, traffic engineering and transport planning where there are standards and guidelines for carrying out the design and works, the RSA standard requires evidence of the training and competence of the person themselves.   Your training must be kept up-to-date and you should be able to provide evidence of this.  Without demonstrable relevant training, experience and knowledge you are not permitted to undertake Road Safety Audits.


 

Active Travel: Context and Planning

Course Dates: 11th & 12th May

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Our Active Travel: Context and Planning course covers the legislative basis for active travel, the concept of Inclusive Design and what that means in practice. Using a Road Danger Reduction approach and integration with land use planning and new development. Tools for planning active travel networks and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods and participation in planning and design.

This course is available as a standalone 1-day course, or as a 2-day course combined with our Active Travel: Designing for Walking & Cycling course.


 

 

Active Travel: Design for Walking and Cycling

Course Dates: 17th & 18th May

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Our Active Travel Designing for Walking and Cycling course is designed to provide a solid introduction to walking and cycling and is suitable for professionals working in the fields of transport planning, transport policy, highway engineering, public realm, road danger, public health, or with managerial responsibility for these roles. It will also be of interest to people addressing walking, cycling and inclusive transport issues within the third sector and academia. This course is designed to provide a solid introduction to walking and cycling. The course will provide delegates with up to date knowledge of latest guidance and thinking in relation to equal streets, walking and cycling. Further in-depth design training including reviewing kerbs, crossing types and signals in more detail would be available.

This course is available as a standalone 1-day course, or as a 2-day course combined with our Active Travel: Context & Planning course.


 

Highway Law: Advanced

Course Dates: 16th & 17th June

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: Exercising our rights to use a highway is something we do automatically everyday without further consideration. This course examines the various ways in which the rights of way over a highway are organised by a highway authority, including the duties of the highway authority, in maintenance as well as discretionary powers of improvement. The course will include interesting and unusual case law, statutory provisions and recent cases that could affect working practices.


 

Highway Law

Course Dates: 23rd & 24th March

Online Course: Microsoft Teams 

Course Details: This course has been designed to meet the needs of those who are involved in highway matters, in particular those who are relatively new to the subject, with a view to improving understanding of the legal provisions concerning the powers and duties of a highway authority.


 

Highway Drainage Design Piped Networks

Course Dates: 4th & 5th May

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Details: This course is targeted at design engineers and other highway construction professionals to raise their awareness, knowledge and understanding of piped highway drainage networks.  This is day one of a complimentary two-day highway drainage course. Day two is entitled “Highway Drainage Design – Sustainable Solutions and Adapting to Climate Change”.


 

Highway Drainage Design - Sustainable Solutions & Adapting to Climate Change

Course Dates: 11th & 12th May

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Title: Highway Drainage Design - Sustainable Solutions & Adapting to Climate Change

Course Details: This course is targeted at design engineers and other highway construction professionals to raise their awareness, knowledge and understanding of sustainable highway drainage networks and adaptions that can be implemented to account for climate change.  This is the second day of a complimentary two-day highway drainage course. Day one is entitled “Highway Drainage Design – Piped Networks”.


 

Practical Highway Design

Course Dates: 9th & 10th June

Online Course: Microsoft Teams

Course Title: Practical Highway Design

Course Details: Our Practical Highway Design course provides an introduction to the design of highways using the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB). Use of the design standards within the manual is mandatory for motorways and trunk roads and forms the basis of design for many other classes of roads.​


 

Symmons Madge is a CIHT Approved Provider. Any course run by Symmons Madge is CPD approved.

 

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