Professional course Air Quality and Development Control
Page last updated 2 April 2020
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:
- Air Quality Management
- Air Quality Monitoring
- Air Quality Dispersion Modelling
- Air Quality and Development Control
- Air Quality Action Planning
Individuals are invited to book on as many or few of the days as they wish. If you wish to book onto All 5 Days please see 'How to Apply', below, for the online Booking Form.
"I can use what I learnt all week to improve my Councils' AQ arrangements, write accurate review and assessment reports, review 3rd party reports and attract developer contributions to air quality via CIL and S106." Mike Jephcott, Senior Environmental Health Officer
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?
"I enjoyed getting to meet other people from other industries, local authorities, consultancies and having practical exercises that brought data to life." Kirsty Thomas, Senior Permitting Officer, Natural Resources Wales
The courses will be of interest to practitioners and policy makers involved in air quality management in:
- Environmental health/protection
- Public health
- Land-use planning
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
UWE CPD certificates are available on completion (CPD 5hrs p/day), which participants can then present to IES.
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Prices and dates
Supplementary fee information
Please see the tables below for current dates, fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.
|Day||Thursday 30 July 2020|
|Time||9:30 - 16:30|
|Full Day Fee||£200|
|Payment Deadline||23 July 2020|
|Early Bird Fee||£180|
|Payment Deadline||04 June 2020|
Fees include refreshments, lunch and parking permits at UWE Frenchay Campus
UWE Frenchay Campus: Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY
How to apply
How to apply
To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the relevant online booking form below:
|Thursday 30 July 2020||Book Now||Enquire Now|
|All 5 Days (27 to 31 July 2020)*||Book Now|
*Fee for All 5 Days is £1000. 10% Early Bird Discount (£900) available if the booking and payment are made before the Early Bird deadline for the first day of each cohort.
For further information
- Email: For any questions in relation to the course, i.e. content, suitability, assessments, etc. please contact the Programme Leader, Dr Jo Barnes (Jo.Barnes@uwe.ac.uk). For all queries regarding administration aspects of registration, i.e. dates, fees, etc. please contact us using the online enquiry form link or phone number below.
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 86927