Safe System for Road Engineers and Managers

Developed by the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), this micro-credential will ensure you bridge the gap between professional practice and the Safe System application. Learn the skills to effectively utilise the Safe System in road safety in your day-to-day role in road infrastructure.

  • What is covered in the micro-credential?

    • The principles of the Safe System and how it addresses the ethical imperative of eliminating harm from road crashes.
    • Why harm from road crashes occurs and how this harm can be mitigated.
    • The mechanisms of harm and practical ways to minimise harm that are associated with the key types of severe injury causing road crashes.
    • An overview of road safety infrastructure and its alignment with leading-practice road safety thinking.
    • An introduction to the tools that are available to assist in the design and operation of Safe System-aligned road set.
  • Should I attend?


    This micro-credential is ideal for:

    • Engineers and managers in the public and private sector who are responsible for the management, planning, delivery (design and construction), operations and maintenance of the public road network.
    • Professionals who are interested in learning how infrastructure can play a role in reducing harm across the road system.
    • Anyone working with road infrastructure wishing to refresh their understanding of the Safe System approach and test they have an adequate level of alignment.

    This micro-credential incorporates approximately 7 hours of learning.

    International students: please refer to PACE Terms and Conditions prior to registering.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • practical skills to apply leading-practice in road safety to day-to-day task of road management and engineering.
    • the tools to navigate the complexities of road safety lingo and expectations.
    • the confidence you are doing all you reasonably can to reduce harm from use of the road system.
    • an understanding of further options for exercising your professional duty of care towards community road safety.
    • an edge over peers with your newly honed road safety knowledge and skills.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain an individual with:

    • who will support the strategic goals of your organisation to improve community safety.
    • greater awareness and preparedness for the delivery of road safety and road infrastructure projects.
    • skills and knowledge to give your organisation a business edge over competitors in the transport sector.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this micro-credentialto meet your needs.


  • Credit, Pathways, CPD Points and Certification

    • Participants will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This micro-credential may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE micro-credential or program.

Enter our online learning space

Your micro-credential will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

  • access to online materials including videos, interactive scenarios, readings and quizzes
  • resources created and curated by our world-renowned academics and researchers.

You will need:

  • computer or tablet
  • web browser Chrome or Firefox to view your micro-credentialonline
  • internet connection (broadband or 4G minimum)
  • notepaper and pen
  • PACE micro-credentials are conducted in English.

Available micro-credential dates:

  • Self-paced

    Course Start Date: Self-paced
    Session Information:
    Instructions on how to access your online course will be provided in your Registration Confirmation email.
    Location: Online Learning
    Not applicable
    Schedule number: 8482
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$450.00
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