Transport planning technician

Transport planning technician

Provide technical support to transport planners to help manage and improve transport services and systems

Transport planning technicians provide technical support to professional transport planners in the preparation, assessment and implementation of policies, plans and projects to manage and improve local, regional, national and international transport systems, services and their connections with land use planning to support economic growth, protect the environment and support social cohesion. You’ll develop a broad skills base, but it’s likely that you’ll specialise in a particular element. Your work will involve contributing to the planning and design of transport and traffic policies, plans, schemes and systems; collecting, preparing and presenting data, written information and analyses to inform the development of policies, plans and projects; modelling transport and traffic systems; assessing the impacts of possible transport measures; and the development and implementation of travel planning schemes.


Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: English, maths and ICT

Entry requirements: Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and maths, or equivalent qualifications. An aptitude and desire to work in transport planning and a passion for helping develop creative solution

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £23,000 per annum

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