Weather Basics online course for winter services
This online learning module provides road maintenance staff with an introduction to weather principles and their impacts on road surfaces. Enrol today!
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 (available on request).
Designed for: Road workers, drivers, senior managers, consultants and gritting operators.
Delivery: This course consists of an online module and assessment that can be completed from the comfort of your home or office.
Price: £62.00 per licence (VAT exempt)
Course length: Approximately one - two hours (you can stop and restart as required). Once activated, the module is active for 3 months.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Recognise the risks presented to highway/car park users as a result of winter weather conditions and identify the reasonable measures required to mitigate these conditions
- Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of ice and how they affect the highway/car park, and in particular how hoar frosts can be identified on weather systems
- Identify the non-weather factors that can alter the level of treatment required.
How to book
Please contact us to register your interest. Payment can be taken over the phone, by BACS or via invoice. Once received, we'll issue you with login details to access the module.