This short online learning module provides road maintenance staff with a basic introduction to weather principles and their impacts on road, car park and walkway surfaces.
Aim: To introduce basic weather concepts in relation to road operations. Participants should gain an understanding of the importance of making informed decisions when considering roads and car parks. The course can also be used as a refresher or a pre-training course for the Weather Essentials and Weather Refresher course.
Designed for: Road workers, drivers, senior managers, consultants and independent gritters.
Delivery: This course consists of an online module and assessment.
Course length: Approximately one - two hours (you can stop and restart as required). Once activated a licence is valid for 3 months.
After completing this course you will be able to:
Booking: To register and pay online for a single licence go to Met Office College Online, log in and select Understanding Weather and Climate, then Road. Alternatively if you would like to buy five or more licences please complete the booking form.
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Last updated: 20 May 2015