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Tactile Paving

Course Overview

A half-day training course aimed at local authority officers, highway scheme designers, and other practitioners who design or review designs of highway schemes that incorporate tactile paving or features that could present hazards or obstructions to highway users with sight impairment.

The course covers the purposes of tactile paving, the different types of tactile paving and the correct application in the context of highway schemes, with reference to the current DfT guidance. The course also provides illustrated examples of the correct application, as well as some common problems and errors of application.

Topics Covered

  • Background / origin of tactile paving
  • Purposes of tactile paving
  • Current guidance documents and standard specification
  • Different types of tactile paving
  • Typical problems and errors


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

Course Fee

The fee for this course is £200 + VAT per person, which includes all costs (course notes, certification etc.).

Training Options

Unfortunately we’re not able to offer this course on an open basis – please see below for details of our available training options.

Course Feedback
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I think the course covered all aspects of tactile paving with good examples used for good and bad.

Tactile Paving (e-Learning), July 2022

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