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Highway Technology

Course Overview

This Foundation course will give you a general understanding of Highway Technology, even if you have no experience of highways.


Course Code – S97HTD4/ECR1

What topics are covered?

Responsibility for public highways;Investigation and design of highways;Ground investigation;Introduction to safety; Planning and design of earthworks; Earthworks methods and plant; Principles of drainage; Subsoil drainage; Surface water drainage;Pavement design; Sub-bases and roadbases; Bituminous materials; Surfacing; Quality control of surfacing; Rigid pavements; Footways; Signs and markings.

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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