Winter Services Decision Making Course

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The only accredited UK course for Winter Services Decision Makers and Managers.

Winter Services is assuming greater professional and political significance in ensuring highway networks are available and safe for use at all times.  The Professional Certificate/Diploma course provides the skills and information required to become a Winter Services professional with the training being designed for staff responsible for policy and decision making, primarily in highway authorities and contractors.  It provides an industry benchmark and the Certificate has received endorsement from the Department for Transport.

Course Competencies

This course delivers learning across a wide range of subjects necessary for Winter Service Professionals and enables individuals to demonstrate competence.

  • The Law, Code and Policy
  • Record Keeping
  • Winter Service Plant & Delivery
  • Severe Weather and Snow Response
  • Winter Communications
  • Winter Road Meteorology
  • Ice Prediction Systems and Monitoring
  • Decision Making

Attending the Course

Delegates attend two sessions (5 days in total) and complete assignments, practical activities and an end of course assessment.

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance with CPD just for attending the course.

Achieving the Certificate or Diploma

If you wish to go on to gain the Professional Certificate or Diploma then you will need to submit an Individual Portfolio of Evidence, which documents how you have achieved the competencies required. Click here to view the guidance document and application form. Please note: the fee to submit your application is included in the cost of the course.

Achieving Professional Registration

In addition, courses have an additional day set aside to make an application for EngTech Professional Registration.

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