Institute Drives New Road Programme Management Programme


Institute of Technology Carlow has collaborated with the Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG) to develop a Certificate in Road Programme Management for employees within the roads department of Ireland’s 31 local authorities. The Department of Transport, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and Irish Public Bodies (IPB) were also involved in the development of the programme.

The Certificate in Road Programme Management allows for the development of best practice in the areas of policy overview, legislation, finance, project management and delivery and administrative functions. Commending this month, the programme will be delivered in the five regional training centres of Mayo, Tipperary, Donegal, Dublin and Cork.

Pictured at a recent meeting of the RSTG (Road Services Training Group) at the Institute were, from left:
Anne Meaney, Extended Campus Coordinator, Institute of Technology Carlow; Tom Brennan, Senior Engineer, Sligo County Council; President of Institute of Technology Carlow, Dr. Patricia Mulcahy; Martin Dooley, Manager, Roscrea Regional Training Centre; Pat McCarthy, Senior Engineer, Waterford City and County Council; Eoin Homan, Head of Dept. Built Environment and Extended Campus; Róisín Smith, Senior Executive Engineer, Tipperary County Council and Course Coordinator LASNTG; Tom Kirby, Secretary, LASNTG; John Corry, Administrative Officer, Clare County Council; Noel Singleton, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; Jack Keyes, former Chief Executive Cavan County Council; , Brian McQuaid, Head of Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Technology Carlow; Anne McDermott, Transport Infrastructure Ireland.