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Highway Maintenance

Course Overview

This Highway Maintenance course objective is to provide a comprehensive study of all aspects of the maintenance of highways, including the inspection and measurement of the conditions of roads, the maintenance of flexible roads, rigid roads, footways, signs and marking, highway structures and the problems of cyclic maintenance and emergency works.


Course Code: S97HMD4/ECR1

What topics are covered?

Maintenance codes of practice; Designing for maintenance; Carriageway assessment and condition surveys; Maintenance rating systems; Maintenance personnel; Flexible roads: faults, causes and remedies; Flexible roads: planning and organisation of surface dressing; Flexible roads: the process of surface dressing; Flexible roads: treatment of faults in surface dressing; Flexible roads: resurfacing; Flexible roads: recycling; Flexible roads: patching and reinstatement; Flexible roads: reconstruction; Rigid roads: faults and causes; Rigid roads: inspection; Rigid roads: surface repairs; Rigid roads: joint repairs; Rigid roads: structural repairs; Rigid roads: routine maintenance; Footways; Defects and repairs of signs and markings; Highway structures:components; Highway structures: inspection; Highway structures: routine maintenance; Highway structures: construction and major maintenance; Cyclic maintenance; Emergency works; Winter maintenance.

Who is the course 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 £630

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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