This Foundation course will give you a general understanding of Highway Technology, even if you have no experience of highways.
Course Code – S97HTD4/ECR1C
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
- Quality control of surfacing
- Rigid pavements
- Signs and markings.
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?
You will gain a Pearson BTEC Certificate.
Who is the awarding body?Pearson
How will I learn?
You will learn via distance learning with specialist tutor support.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via assignments marked by a specialist tutor.
What can I do after this course?
After this course you can progress to other full specialist courses and the Highways Professional Diploma.
How much does this course cost?
This full specialist course costs £685.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.