Winner of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training’s (IACET) Exemplar Award for Internal Training, Urban Engineers is committed to providing learning, training, and professional development opportunities through our Training Institute.
The Training Institute strives to create exceptional learning experiences for our employees and to extend Urban’s resources to all professionals in the architectural, engineering, and construction community seeking professional development.
Since its inception in 2007, the Institute has awarded over 10,000 professional development hours to participants. We offer a variety of courses for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Courses are typically taught by subject matter experts from our staff. Topics include “Bike Trail Engineering Design,” “Historic Considerations for Engineering Infrastructure Projects,” and “The Role of the Resident Engineer in Construction Management." The Institute offers online classes to allow anyone to participate.
We have met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credits earned upon completion of this program will be reported to RCEP. Our Institute is also an Accredited Provider by IACET.
To-date, we have created over 100 courses and have taught students from 55 external organizations. We have created customized long-term programs for the City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses and Inspections; the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ); Amtrak; the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA); and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). In addition to assignments where Urban has been contracted to provide specific training on subjects, Urban has an extensive array of winter school topics that we have presented throughout Pennsylvania. We have also provided training on a national scale through the National Transit Institute (NTI) to the Federal Government on the Management of Projects and Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Projects. As a further example, Urban has presented claims avoidance seminars to PENNDOT. Utilizing our library of topics, we can provide any client with a good foundation of training and then customize it just for them. Courses are also available through distance learning, so participants from around the world can participate via the web.
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