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Highway Design

Course Overview

You will need to have background knowledge of highways and mathematics. You will be given guidance and practice in the principles of good highway design. Emphasis is placed on efficiency and safety of design within the national recommendations. The combined effects of physical construction with traffic management are explored. Manual calculations are explained as is the use of appropriate computer programs in highway design.


Course Code – S97HDD4/ECR1D

What topics are covered?

  • Introduction to the elements of highway design
  • Horizontal alignment
  • Vertical alignment
  • Priority junctions
  • Roundabouts
  • Traffic signals

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What qualifications will I gain?

Pearson BTEC Certificate.

How much does this course cost?

This full specialist course costs £750.

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

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