Academy unveils courses for second quarter of 2024

13.55 | 5 March 2024 |

The Road Safety GB Academy has unveiled its calendar of training courses for the second quarter of 2024.

Established in 2013, the RSGB Academy is the professional development arm of Road Safety GB. The Academy helps road safety practitioners enhance their skills in order to deliver effective, evidence-led road safety interventions.

All of the courses offered in the Academy’s programme are being delivered in a Zoom virtual classroom, meaning candidates can participate from the convenience of their home or office.

The schedule includes a newly-launched course, titled Health and the Environment, for practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of these issues. The first running of this course takes place 24 April 2024.

The full schedule for Q2 2024 is as follows:

16-17 April 2024
Behavioural Change Course
This two-day course covers: understanding road user behaviour; behavioural models; behavioural change techniques; behavioural insights; mapping behaviours; and developing interventions using behavioural models and change techniques.
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22-23 April 2024 (part 1) & 28-29 May 2024 (part 2)
Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course
This course aims to provide participants with an overview of the knowledge and skills they need to effectively and safely deliver a road safety educational intervention. The course provides participants with an overview of the whole process from identifying a road safety issue, to developing an intervention and through to evaluation.
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24 April 2024
Health and the Environment
This course is aimed at road safety practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of how vehicle use impacts our health and the environment and explore a range of recent interventions to reduce this issue.
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15 May 2024
Designing Effective Messaging
This course aims to help develop a road safety practitioner’s ability to design an effective road safety message. It covers a wide spectrum of topics around effective messaging and will enhance skills and confidence in design and delivery.
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16 May 2024
Behavioural Change Course for Highways Engineers
This course is essential CPD learning for civil highway engineers, urban planners and other related disciplines around the development of infrastructure that will impact on the safety of road users. It will provide them with a wider understanding of the relationship between the built environment and the ‘road user’, enabling them to explore, design and implement infrastructure that will take into account the limitations of the ‘human’ in the system.
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5 June 2024
Road Safety Delivery in a Primary School Setting
This course is suitable for any road safety professional who is about to, or is delivering, in a primary school setting. The course is about approaches to learning and teaching and is not meant to be specific to road safety – it is about how to teach and promote learning rather than what to teach.
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19 June 2024
Introduction to Statistics
This course aims to improve the participant’s capability to develop targeted road safety interventions by improving their ability to correctly analyse and interpret data.
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Click here to see the full calendar of Academy online training courses, or for more information or assistance contact Academy administrator Sally Bartrum by email.



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