For more than thirty the University of Birmingham has been offering taught and research programmes in the area of road management and engineering designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge of management procedures for the planning, appraisal, design, construction and maintenance of road networks.
Our iRAP course in Road Safety programme is relevant to conditions found in both developed and developing countries and are suitable for professionals who want to pursue a career in the road sector.
In addition, for the last fifteen years the Senior Road Executive Programme has provided continuing professional development for senior professionals working in the road sector and, by so doing, contributed to the dissemination of knowledge and expertise and facilitated the implementation of modern approaches to the management and financing of road networks worldwide.
The University of Birmingham is now pleased to offer three new hands-on courses in the areas of road safety, road economics, rural roads for development. The first is delivered in collaboration with iRAP (International Road Assessment Programme). The second is provided in collaboration with HDMGlobal and the third in association with IntechAssociates. All three courses are 5-day, intensive and practical residential programmes delivered by experts of international repute. They are aimed at road sector professionals, road engineers, field engineers, planners and road safety professionals who want to be exposed to cutting-edge established methodologies in road safety management and road economics.
Why attend the iRAP course in Road Safety at Birmingham?
This is an international course which introduces to the iRAP technology for evaluating the safety impact of road infrastructure including:
- Risk Mapping existing roads using crash data
- Star Rating the design of new and rehabilitated roads from plans
- Prioritising Safer Road investment plans
- Safety Performance Tracking roads
- The course includes case study work using the iRAP software
Download the Short courses in Road Safety, Road Economics and Rural Roads brochure (pdf 220 KB)
Who should attend:
- road safety engineers, managers, and other road sector professionals who work in the areas of road safety management.
Course instructor: iRAP staff
Co-ordination: Dr H Evdorides, University of Birmingham