Introduction to the Design of Road Markings and Signs



This course will provide an insight into the design of traffic signs and road markings, and will give delegates the confidence to commission compliant and enforceable traffic signing and road marking schemes taking into account the 2016 Traffic Signs Regulations.  This course is particularly beneficial to those professionals new to traffic management/road safety and those who have an interest in the design and maintenance of traffic schemes.

Please note this course does not include the design of road signs using any computer packages.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To give an introduction to implementing traffic signs and road markings
  • To review current legislation and guidance
  • To discuss practical aspects and current issues

Topics Covered:

  • Consider why traffic signs are prescribed in law
  • Review the different types of sign and their function
  • The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016
  • DfT guidance and Traffic Signs Manual
  • General principles of direction sign design
  • General principles of road markings


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT.

Date of Next Course:

TBA, if you wish to register your interest in attending, please contact us and we will let you know as soon as we schedule a date for the next course.

Course Fees:

£295 excluding VAT (VAT will be charged at the current UK Rate)

Booking a place:

To book a place on this course please either download a pdf booking form or follow the link below to make an online booking.

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