Training courses

Our extensive range of informative and engaging training courses are delivered by tutors with years of practical experience. Available as part of an open programme with scheduled dates throughout the year.

From entry-level training to advanced tuition in specialist modelling software, our courses offer something for everyone. They are illustrated by real life examples, with hands- on sessions allowing you to gain practise and confidence in interpreting the material and methods.

COVID-19 update

Most of our scheduled courses are now delivered online using Microsoft Teams, however we are gradually reintroducing face-to-face courses on specific topics. Please contact us for more information.

Upcoming courses

Economic Appraisal in Flood Risk Management

This one day course has been designed to give you a fundamental understanding of economic assessment issues, terminology and methodologies used in Flood Risk Management. Economic appraisal is central to this process as it is a method of assessment that produces easy to communicate results that aid decision makers.

2 & 3 February | £340 + VAT (per delegate)

SuDS for Lead Local Flood Authorities

This is a new course that can be configured to suit those wishing to attend by choosing modules relevant to you. It can be delivered as a one or two-day course and we would recommend a maximum of three modules per one-day course to allow time for discussion and exercises.

8 February | £340 + VAT (per delegate)

Reservoir Emergency Planning

This course covers key emergency planning principles, the development and review of flood plans and how to plan and deliver testing of these plans. It is good practice for the owners and operators of reservoirs to prepare and test an on-site emergency flood plan. Since April 2021, such plans and testing have become a mandatory requirement for all large raised reservoirs in England.

9 February | £600 + VAT (per delegate)

Flood Risk Assessment

An introductory overview of current planning policy and regulatory background behind flood risk assessment and surface water drainage (including the requirements of the Sequential and Exception Tests and Sustainable Drainage Systems). This one day course outlines the requirements for Flood Risk Assessments at a site-specific scale for individual sites.

16 February | £340 + VAT (per delegate)

Course topics

Culvert at Hathersage, Hope Valley
Flood Risk Asset Inspection Accreditation (T98)

Flood Risk Asset Inspection Awareness.
More info

Flood Risk Asset Accreditation. More info

JBA Catchment hydrology
Catchment Hydrology and Flood Estimation

Introduction to the Flood Estimation Handbook. More info

Flood Estimation Handbook. More info

Flood Hydrology for non-specialists. More info

Creating an on-site Reservoir Flood Plan - JBA Consulting
Reservoir and Dam Training

Reservoir Emergency Planning. More info

Reservoir Hydrology and Hydraulics. More info

Gayle Beck Restoration - Morphological Hydraulic Modelling
River Hydraulics and Modelling

Blockage and Debris. More info

Survey for River Models. More info

River Modelling Methods. More info

Climate change adaptation training

We’ve teamed up with Climate Sense to offer training on best practice in climate change adaptation,  incorporating the requirements of the first standard to be published in this area: ISO14090 (Adaptation to Climate Change – Principles, Requirements and Guidelines).

Our free online course introduces the concepts and benefits of developing a climate adaptation strategy, whilst our tutor-lead courses provide more detail on all of the ISO’s requirements, helping organisations to build their resilience to current and future climate change impacts. Contact Katy Tunney for a full course programme.

Bespoke Courses - JBA Consulting

Book one of our bespoke training courses

We can work with you to create bespoke courses delivered at locations and times to suit your needs. Contact our Learning and Development team for more information.

Postgraduate training with Lancaster University

We are working in partnership with the world class Lancaster University to offer accredited postgraduate training for water and environmental management professionals.

We can help you

If you would like to discuss our training please contact Katy Tunney.

Email Katy Tunney
+44 (0)1756 799919