The Academy is the professional development arm of Road Safety GB. It was formed in April 2013 as a result of the merger between Road Safety GB and IRSO (Institute of Road Safety Officers).
The Academy aspires to provide all practitioners engaged in road safety with support and guidance to develop and enhance the right tools and skills to deliver effective, evidence-led road safety interventions.
Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course
Developed by the Academy and launched in 2013, the Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course aims to provide participants with an overview of the knowledge and skills they need to effectively and safely deliver a road safety educational intervention.
Behavioural Change Course
A one-day course designed to give experienced and new road safety practitioners an insight into behavioural change models and techniques, and how road safety interventions can be developed that will look at the underlying issues associated with risk related behaviour, and ultimately collisions.
Media Training Course
This two-day course covers a wide range of topics including the media landscape, the role of PR and media management, writing for news and interview scenarios including TV/OB and radio.
ADI CCL Training Course
Working in partnership with eDriving Solutions, Road Safety GB has developed this two-day course to help driving instructors to develop the vital client centred learning (CCL) skills that are required to meet the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency's (DVSA) new Standards Check for driving instructors, which was introduced in April 2014.
Road Safety Delivery in a Primary School Setting
This one-day course is designed to develop a road safety practitioner’s skills to deliver an effective and engaging road safety intervention to primary school children.
Road Safety Evaluation
This two-day course covers a wide range of topics including reasons for evaluation, E-Valu-It, before and after studies, and how to plan and pilot an evaluation.
Social Media Course
This two-day course covers a wide range of topics including an introduction and history of social media, social media grandees and niche networks, building a fan base and measuring and evaluating impact.
Training providers (other)
In addition to the Academy and Road Safety GB, a number of other organisations provide road safety related training courses.
Calendar of courses
Dates and venues for road safety training courses and events that are being held in the UK over the next 12 months.