Transport planning technician (level 3)
Providing technical support to transport planners to help manage and improve transport services and systems.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
- Typical duration
- 30 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Construction and the built environment
- Maximum funding
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 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.
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