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Apprenticeship training course

Transport planning technician (level 3)

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

Level
3
Equivalent to A level
Typical duration
30 months
Apprenticeship category
Transport and logistics
Maximum funding
£13,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Assistant planner
  • Assistant technician
  • Assistant transport planner
  • Transport planning assistant
  • Transport planning technican
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Apply principles and processes of transport planning including analytical, scientific and technical know-how to transport planning solutions.
  • Use national, regional and local policies, transport or planning regulations when contributing to, or appraising, transport planning solutions or improving transport systems and services.
  • Apply key principles, techniques and methods of data collection, analysis and evaluation to support the planning, design, implementation or assessment of transport planning solutions.
  • Plan and carry out data collection, analysis, evaluation, and report the outputs through appropriate means using relevant conventions and terminology.
  • Use models to forecast demand using appropriate software packages for data gathering and analysis.
  • Apply techniques and processes for design, delivery and interpretation of stakeholder or community engagement or public consultation activities.
  • Apply document control processes and procedures using the approved processes, maintaining quality compliance when creating or amending transport planning or design documentation.
  • Support and contribute to the production of transport planning solutions with consideration for economic, security, cultural and societal, well-being, and the environment.
  • Plan, carry out and manage own work, recognising the wider implications to others, such as client, customer or end-user needs, and within cost and resource limitations.
  • Apply statutory health and safety policies and procedures in the transport planning environment, using risk assessment processes, procedures and documentation.
  • Communicate using appropriate methods for the audience incorporating relevant and appropriate terms, standards and data.
  • Apply sustainable and ethical principles to planning for transport and travel.
  • Plan, undertake, record and review their own professional competence, regularly updating their CPD to improve performance.

Full information on Transport planning technician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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