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Using Autonomous Technologies in Transport – Short Course

Develop your knowledge and skills in Autonomous Technologies for Transport.


The advancement of autonomous technologies being utilised by the transport sector has been driven by global sustainability challenges. To thrive in this fast-evolving industry, register now for our autonomous technologies in transport short course, and gain valuable skills and insights to help your business improve.

Our two-day short course has been designed to help transport focused organisations understand how autonomous technologies can be used to add value and enhance operations. Attending this course will boost skills and ultimately help your organisation's efficiency and profitability.

Course detail:

The course covers global issues and future innovations such as the commercialisation of autonomous technologies, human-technology interaction and safety.

Taking place at the National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) which is a state-of-the-art facility situated in Coventry University Technology Park. The NTDC is concerned with exploring the future of transport design, and houses leading experts who manage the mixed reality buck, driving simulator, CNC milling machines and advanced modelling facilities.

Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the impacts of using these technologies in an operational setting and cover some of the common issues in faced in deployment.

The course will:

  1.  Review the use of autonomous vehicles in transport.
  2. Discuss the various transport systems, global issues that affect these and future innovations.
  3. Understand the safety issue for human/technology interaction in transport.
  4. Plan for autonomous vehicles using a people-centred approach.

Course schedule:

Days 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm – 4 pm

Day 1

Autonomous Vehicles in Transport

Transport Systems: Global Issues and Future Innovations

Day 2

Safety Human-Technology Interaction in Transport

Planning for Autonomous Vehicles: A People-Centred Approach for Designing Smart Cities

 We can tailor our course to meet your specific needs and provide a customised package. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Learning outcomes:

Attendees will understand the scope of working with autonomous vehicles in the workplace and gain insight into future innovation, safety and scalability of these technologies.

The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the impact and barriers associated with autonomous technologies. Through the application of theoretical tools, participants will learn how they can enhance their organisation’s approach to adopting autonomous technologies effectively.


This course is non-accredited and is classed as ‘Continuing Professional Development’.

Attendee educational requirements:

No requirements.

Delivery and duration:

This course is two full days (9:30am – 4pm). It will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom setting at the National Transport Design Centre, Coventry University by experts in the field of strategy, logistics, transport, human factors and design and safety.


The National Transport Design Centre, is located at the Technology Park, Swift Road Coventry, CV1 2TT.

Course Dates:

The course will run on Monday 8 July and Tuesday 9 July 2024.


The course costs £1,175 and includes on-site parking and lunch.


If you wish to find out more about this course, or require a bespoke solution, please email before 20 May 2024, expressing your interest.

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