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The Highways Act 1980

Course Overview

The aim of this short-course is to provide a thorough understanding of the content and application of the Highways Act to the management and maintenance of highways.


This distance learning course is available online.


Code – S97HAC4/ECR1D

What topics are covered?

Topics include:

  • The Highways Act 1980.
  • Highways and highway authorities.
  • Powers and duties of highway authorities.
  • Liability for highway maintenance.
  • Organisation of highway maintenance.

Who is the course aimed at?

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

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Bath College Certificate

Who is the awarding body?

Bath College

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 full specialist courses and Highways Professional Diploma.

How much does this course cost?

This short course costs £345

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

What else do I need to know?

Any queries contact Highways Distance Learning Dept.

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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