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Transport planning technician

Providing technical support to transport planners to help manage and improve transport services and systems.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C (or equivalent) - including English and maths.

What apprentices will learn
  • transport and travel planning practices, principles and techniques
  • designing and delivering transport and travel policies, plans, schemes and systems
  • using transport data and modelling to prepare, assess and implement policies, plans and projects
  • project management - including budget, time and quality management
  • communications - including presenting, report writing, public consultation and stakeholder engagement
  • health and safety, environmental and planning requirements, regulations and legislation

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will meet the requirements for registration as an engineering technician (EngTech) by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT).

End-Point Assessment
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Organisation Phone Number Email
Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.