Pavement Engineer Certificate

Certification Routes

Table 2 summarises the two routes by which a Certificate of Competency in Pavement Engineering is obtained; the portfolio of evidence and the training course route.

Portfolio of Evidence RouteTraining Course Route
Evidence to be included in the portfolio:
  • Details of how a candidate meets the pavement team training skills and experience core requirements as detailed in section 3 above
  • Example pavement design reports with details of the candidate’s contribution to the pavement investigation, design and construction.
  • A witness statement from an appropriate person vouching for the candidate’s portfolio submission and that the candidate has an acceptable level of understanding of the core requirements identified above. The witness will hold a recognised qualification in the field of pavement engineering or hold a senior professional position within the relevant company or Organisation.
The portfolio of evidence will be signed by the candidate and submitted to an independent professional Organisation, or company approved by Highways England. This professional body or company is responsible for reviewing a candidate’s submissions and, where appropriate, issuing the Certificate of Competency in Pavement Engineering
Prior to the completion of the training course and issue of a Certificate of Competency, the candidate submits the following to the training provider:
  • Details of how a candidate meets the pavement team training skills and experience core requirements as detailed in section 3 above.
  • Evidence of completed approved course modules, example pavement design reports with details of the candidate’s contribution to the pavement investigation, design and construction.
  • A witness statement from an appropriate person vouching for the content of the above submission. The witness will hold a recognised qualification in the field of pavement engineering or hold a senior professional position within the relevant company or Organisation.
The course provider assesses the candidate regarding his/her understanding of the content of the training course and verifies the evidence submitted. When a candidate has demonstrated to the training provider he/she meets the training skills and experience guidance and understood the content of the training course, the training provider is responsible for issuing the Certificate of Competency in Pavement Engineering.
Table 2. Certification Routes