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Professional course

Air Quality and Development Control

About this course

Course code:
Z42000106
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Geography and Environmental Management
Campus:
Frenchay
Duration:
One day
Programme leader:
Jo Barnes, Air Quality Management Resource Centre

Page last updated 3 March 2017

Introduction

The Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC) in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management is pleased to offer a new suite of Air Quality short courses. This new suite consists of five one day courses covering the following topics:

Individuals are invited to book on as many or few of the days as they wish. The courses are accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) and CPD certificates are available on completion.

What does it cover?

This course looks at the relationship between local planning processes and local air quality management focusing upon the role of the local planning process in air quality management and the implementation and evaluation of Air Quality Assessments in the local planning process, with specific reference to the Environmental Protection UK guidance 'Development Control: Planning for Air Quality'.

This course would be of value to anyone interested or involved in preparing or evaluating Air Quality Assessments for developments, including air quality and planning professionals.

Who is it for?

The courses will be of interest to practitioners and policy makers involved in air quality management in:

  •         Environmental health/protection
  •         Public health
  •         Transport
  •         Land-use planning

"Informative and interactive! Accessible and interesting!"

Accreditations and partnerships:

Structure

Content

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to planning for air quality professionals
  • Implications of the National Planning Policy Framework
  • Rationale for air quality as a material consideration
  • Supplementary Planning Documents
  • What is required in an Air Quality Assessment
  • Assessing significance
  • Evaluation of Air Quality Assessments
  • Planning conditions
  • Planning appeals

 

Assessment

You will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the course.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Full fee: £200

20% early bird discount fee: £160 (for bookings paid in full 8 weeks or more in advance)

All course prices include course materials, car parking, lunch and refreshments.

Course dates

There are currently no dates available for this course. Please complete the enquiry form below to be added to our mailing list for future dates.

Location

UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

How to find UWE Bristol

How to apply

How to apply

For all enquiries, please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on the number below.

There are currently no dates available for this course. Please complete the enquiry form below to be added to our mailing list for future dates.

For further information

  • Email: For all queries, please complete the on-line enquiry form above.
  • Telephone: +44(0)117 32 87408

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