For cycling to become a safe and convenient mobility option, planners and designers require regular training. Learning from and with fellow practitioners from around the globe increases knowledge and helps further develop skills.

The following courses are selected based on the experience and capability of the people delivering them, as well as the courses' structure and focus on safe cycling.

The list offers options for all schedules and budgets.

Australian Courses ⭣

Go To International Courses ⭳

Active Transport: Cycleway Design

UNSW AGSE + Sustainable Consultants
This course looks at the process of developing cycleways, from conception to detailed design. It looks to open new pathways for accessing tertiary education, and therefore does not require a degree to attend.

Safe System Assessment Training

Safe System Solutions
This is a live online training course developed for industry practitioners, that provides participants with the key skills and tools to undertake a Safe System Assessment in accordance with the Austroads Safe System Assessment Framework.

Planning for Cycling in Road Networks

Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)
Introduces the various frameworks road managers can use to plan for the users of their road networks, with a particular focus on bicycle riders and their importance.

Designing for Pedestrians and Cyclists

Trafficworks and Road Solutions
This is an industry led workshop to guide urban design in improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists.

Designing for Pedestrians and Bicycle Riders

Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) + Sustainable Transport Consultants
This course was designed to give traffic and transport professionals a thorough grounding in current NSW best practice for the design and provision of facilities for pedestrians and bicycle riders.

Designing for Pedestrians and Cyclists (RPD418)

QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR)
Designed to provide in-depth knowledge and develop skills in the application of current best practice pedestrian and cycling provision as part of the road transport system, including comprehensive exposure to basic engineering treatments and principles.

Design check tool training

Healthy Streets
Designers and engineers can join a specialist training course for applying the Healthy Streets Design Check. This training will equip you to quality-assure checks completed by others and advise on how to improve designs inline with the Healthy Streets Approach. The training course is delivered online in a group setting and homework tasks such as live street assessments are assigned in between sessions.

International Courses

Cycle planning and design

ViaStrada – on behalf of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
The course makes reference to various new components of the Waka Kotahi Cycling Network Guidance; it also considers how e-bikes and other low-powered micro-mobility devices (e.g. e-scooters) affect planning considerations.

Active Travel – Planning & Design

Institute of Highway Engineers
This course provides participants with the information and skills to develop designs for walking and cycling infrastructure within the UK regulatory framework.

Urban Cycle Planing Bikeable City Masterclass

Cycling Embassy of Denmark
This course offers first-hand experience with Danish cycle solutions and the everyday cycle culture in Copenhagen.

Designing the Cycling City

Urban Mobility Academy
This course gives you the building blocks and basic skills required to start designing your cycling city. You will discover the best practices in bicycle infrastructure design and how to bring these elements together in your home context.

The Master Class

This three-day immersive course teaches you all the essentials of bicycle urbanism and provides you with the tools to make your city more bicycle-friendly. 

Bicycle Infrastructure Design Principles

Dutch Cycling Embassy
This course teaches you the CROW Bike Manual and provides first-hand Dutch experience. It will equip you with a solid set of technical and policy-making skills for developing cycling policy and planning cycling infrastructure.

Dutch Bicycle Infrastructure

Dutch Cycling Embassy
A unique training powered by Dutch Cycling Embassy teaching you the CROW Bike Manual and providing you the Dutch Experience first-hand.

Mastering the Cycling City

This self-guided course is made up of three main modules, and a brief introductory 
module, which you are welcome to move through in any order. To reinforce what you’ve learned, activities, templates, and resource links can be found at the end of each module.