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Professional Certificates and Diplomas

Winter Services Decision Making

  • CPD Value: This course is awarded 30 CPD hours (5 day)


Code Dates Location Type Cost (ex VAT)
WS2002 Part one: 07-08 Sep 21
Part two: 12-14 Oct 21
3 Brindley Place
B1 2JB
Non Residential

IHE Members £1,995
Non Members £2,250

1 place remaining

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WS2101 Part one: 28-29 Sep 21
Part two: 16-18 Nov 21
2 Snow Hill Queensway Birmingham
B4 6GA
Non Residential

IHE Members £1,995
Non Members £2,250

Fully Booked
WS2102 Part one: 05-06 Oct 21
Part two: 09-11 Nov 21
2 Snow Hill Queensway Birmingham
B4 6GA
Non Residential

IHE Members £1,995
Non Members £2,250

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Full Details

The only accredited UK course for Winter Services Decision Makers and Managers.

Winter Services is assuming greater professional and political significance in ensuring highway networks are available and safe for use at all times.  The Professional Certificate/Diploma course provides the skills and information required to become a Winter Services professional with the training being designed for staff responsible for policy and decision making, primarily in highway authorities and contractors.  It provides an industry benchmark and the Certificate has received endorsement from the Department for Transport.

Course Competencies

This course delivers learning across a wide range of subjects necessary for Winter Service Professionals and enables individuals to demonstrate competence.

  • The Law, Code and Policy
  • Record Keeping
  • Winter Service Plant & Delivery
  • Severe Weather and Snow Response
  • Winter Communications
  • Winter Road Meteorology
  • Ice Prediction Systems and Monitoring
  • Decision Making

Attending the Course

Delegates attend two sessions (5 days in total) and complete assignments, practical activities and an end of course assessment.

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance with CPD just for attending the course.

Achieving the Certificate or Diploma

If you wish to go on to gain the Professional Certificate or Diploma then you will need to submit an Individual Portfolio of Evidence, which documents how you have achieved the competencies required. Click here to view the guidance document and application form. Please note: the fee to submit your application is included in the cost of the course.

Achieving Professional Registration

In addition, courses have an additional day set aside to make an application for EngTech Professional Registration.

If you have any questions regarding the course email us at:

Training Facilities

Most of our training is delivered throughout the year in the clean, contemporary setting of our Birmingham office space and meeting rooms. This centrally located venue in Birmingham Brindleyplace give excellent connectivity across the UK.

Training is also run at:

Please check the location under your specific course to find out where your course is run.

Terms & Conditions

Cancellations made less than 21 days before the meeting will incur a 50% charge. Any cancellations made within 10 days of the event will be charged at the full delegate rate. You can of course send replacement delegates.

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