Initial and ongoing education and training in ITS is very important, both to ensure we have a continuous stream of well prepared young people entering the ITS sector, and to keep up the learning process for existing professionals. This page offers an updated selection of information about free courses and other learning opportunities.
If you are a provider of courses, webinars and other learning and training opportunities, please get in touch to have your offer listed here. This service is free to Members and a small charge is payable by others.
Many ITS (UK) Members are willing to give lectures, suggestions for MSc topics, and other help to students and universities. Lists of these can be found on the Members Homepage of this site. If you are not an ITS (UK) Member, email us to find out more about guest lecturers and other assistance our Members can give to students and universities.
New – SPECIAL OFFER FOR MEMBERS!
ITS (UK) Member JCT is a leading provider of training in the Traffic Signals sector and has provided high quality training courses to thousands of Engineers over the past 25 years. All courses are managed under an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and are Approved by the Institute of Highway Engineers. Fellow ITS (UK) members qualify for a 10% discount on training. To claim your discount simply ask for it at the time of booking. The discount does not apply to “bundles” which are already heavily discounted but it can be used on any public training courses including our latest online courses. For details of the courses we run and the training schedule please take a look here or visit or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JCT are also always happy to quote for in house training.
All undergraduate and postgraduate Students are welcome to join ITS (UK) as Student Members.
This is free to those who study at Universities which are Members of ITS (UK) – Southampton, Leeds, Newcastle, Derby, Coventry, Warwick and Imperial College.
An admin fee of £10 + VAT is payable by others.
Download information sheet and application form – Student Membership Flyer – 2020/2021
Webinars and Courses 2020
Free Webinars by ITS United Kingdom
9 March 2021: our Executive Members Cubic “host” a meeting of our Women in ITS Forum, 14.00 – 15.30. Everybody with an interest in improving the gender balance in the ITS workforce is welcome to attend. Find out more and book your place here
All our Coronavirus series of webinars April – July 2020 can be found on our YouTube Channel
Free Webinars from around the world
Various dates: DATEX II replaces the 6th annual forum with online events. Details are released continuously, so please keep checking here
15 March 2021: our Executive Members the Connected Places Catapult are holding a webinar based on the CertiCAV project: CertiCAV Final Showcase: Assuring the safety of highly automated vehicles Speakers include Dr Siddartha Khastgir of WMG University of Warwick, who leads the ITS (UK) User Behaviour Forum. Book your place here
24 March 2021: IRF Webinar: Road Traffic Data: From Collection to Actionable Insights 15.00 – 16.30. Find out more and register here
25 March 2021: EU-EIP presents its 4th Web ITS Forum webinar – Digitalisation of road transport in Europe: the great progress under the Connecting Europe Facility 9.30 – 12.00 CET. Featuring Carole Ciliberti of ITS (UK) Executive Members Capita reporting on behalf of fellow Executive Members Highways England and Arc Atlantique. Read more and book here
30 March 2021: The MaaSLab series from University College London presents Applying the HARMONY Tactical freight simulator to a case study for zero-emissions zone in Rotterdam with Dr Michiel De Bok, 14.00 – 15.00. Pre-registration required here
27 April 2021: The MaaSLab series from University College London presents Activity-based Models for Travel Demand Forecasting with Prof Kostas Goulias, 16.00 – 17.00 Pre-registration required here
25 May 2021: The MaaSLab series from University College London presents MaaS – The Sydney Trial – synthesis and Lessons Learnt with Prof. David Henser, 10.00 – 11.00 Pre-registration required here
29 June 2021: The MaaSLab series from University College London presents Managing congestion with Tradable Mobility Credits with Dr Carlos Lima Azevado 14.00 – 15.00 Pre-registration required here
October 2020: Jennie Martin of ITS (UK) was invited by our Executive Members Jacobs and Atos to moderate a high level panel discussion this week, on a theme of The future of transport: challenges and opportunities in these disruptive and uncertain times. The panellists represented fellow Executive Members TRL, Highways England, and TfL, alongside Network Rail. The conversation was very well informed, and surprisingly optimistic. You can watch it again here – a recording is available here
The Open Data Institute offer a range of training sessions and webinars, many of them free, on different aspects of working with data. It is well worth taking a look from time to time at what they currently have on. Take a look here.
Newcastle University always run a variety of short courses in ITS-related topics. You can see the current menu of courses here. For enquiries about these courses, please get in contact with the Professional Development Unit either by telephone 0191 208 5456 or email email@example.com.
The EU-funded CAPITAL ITS training programme offer free online training modules consisting of online lectures plus in-depth written course modules. The topic areas covered are:
- Introduction to ITS and C-ITS
- ITS and C-ITS User Services
- TMC and Roadside Technologies for C-ITS
- Standards, Architecture and Communications Technologies for ITS
- Impact Assessment of ITS and C-ITS
- Financial Incentives and Business and Procurement Models for Implementation of C-ITS
- Cost-benefit Analysis of ITS services
- Guidance in Deploying ITS and C-ITS
- Information Security, Data Protection and Privacy
- SPICE: Public Procurement of Innovation in Transport
You can find all the CAPITAL modules here