Training for Non-Planners
In-House Training

Building on TRA's reputation for training for planning practitioners, we also offer a range of briefing sessions for non-planners who interact with, or have an interest in, the planning system.

Topics

An Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning

This introduction has been designed for those who would like to know more about the processes involved in preparing a Plan and what the system can and cannot deliver as a whole. The workshop provides... Read more...


Neighbourhood Plans: preparation and examination

This workshop focuses on the detailed aspects of preparing a Neighbourhood Plan and specifically what is required in taking a Plan through the Examination process and on to a Referendum. The workshop... Read more...


A Briefing on Planning for Building Control Staff

This workshop is aimed at all Building Control Officers and Building Control support staff who come into regular contact with the planning system but who are not particularly familiar with how the sys... Read more...


A Briefing on Planning for other Local Government Staff

For many years TRA has specialised in providing training for those involved or interested in the planning process. This has included a number of sessions explaining the mysteries of the planning syste... Read more...


Briefings on Planning for Organisations and Agencies which interact with Planning

As well as providing training and support to local planning authorities, TRA is also able to offer training for the range of organisations/agencies beyond local government which interact with the plan... Read more...


Briefings on Planning for Agents and Applicants

Many local authorities have established liaison arrangements with local agents and regular applicants. As part of these arrangements, some authorities have run, or would like to run, briefing sessions... Read more...


A Briefing on Planning for Housing Associations

Our one-day Briefing on Planning for Housing Associations helps participants to relate more effectively and productively to the planning system, in order to achieve their objectives quickly and comple... Read more...