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Welcome to our training

We are the UK's leading body for planning and the largest planning institute in Europe. We provide high quality training and learning for all professionals in the planning environment.

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Our innovative programme is uniquely tailored to the needs of planners and those working in the planning environment. It is designed and delivered by our team of industry experts who will support your learning and keep you up-to-date with the latest developments. A wide selection of high quality masterclasses are available.

New topics for 2020 include PlanTech, personal wellbeing, and community engagement, alongside specialist courses created to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments.

Browse our new interactive directory for 2020 courses.

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Our masterclasses are dedicated learning sessions focused on specific technical subjects or key development areas to support your role and development as a planner.  Delegate numbers are restricted to 25 to enhance learning outcomes.

You will:

  • hear from expert speakers/trainers around key topics or themes
  • learn new skills relevant to your career development
  • develop your knowledge and expertise
  • find solutions and practical tips to your daily challenges
  • share good practice and network with your peers
  • meet your CPD objectives

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What are the different types of training at RTPI?

The RTPI Training team are based at RTPI headquarters in London. They organise a standardised programme of events with a national perspective, repeated at multiple locations around the UK.

The RTPI Regional Coordinators are based across the UK and organise regional CPD events with a regional perspective.

Courses now available in:

  • Belfast
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Nottingham

See our Terms and Conditions here 


Forthcoming training events
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@RTPIPlanners : Join us for a breakfast roundtable with the #BuildingBetterBuildingBeautiful Commission at @AECOM @AECOMBuildPlace… 19/01/2020 - 11:55

@RTPIPlanners : This year we are offering over 60 courses, including a range of new topics, at 11 locations across the UK. All 2020… 19/01/2020 - 09:25

@RTPIPlanners : Are you in need of some retail therapy to kick the January blues? Eligible members can earn cashback whilst shoppin… 18/01/2020 - 03:01