Certified Highway Design Engineer

Program Duration : 100 hours | 2 hours per day

Projects : 16 hours   |   Language : English/Hindi

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Course Overview:

Highway design takes into account several domains - primarily design but also several interconnected disciplines such as structural, hydraulic, and geotechnical engineering. Highway design engineers are accountable for not only designing and planning of highways but also their safety and sustainability. This course teaches you the basics of CAD design, drafting and modeling. It covers the core competencies involved in highway design such as: land surveying, earthwork calculation and alignment creation, pavement design, terrain modeling, and corridor modeling.

Course Outcome:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to handle:

  • Drafting and Modifying Drawings using AutoCAD
  • Layer Management, Hatching and Gradient Technics
  • Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Blocks and Attributes, Xref and OLE concepts
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Assembly & Validate Takeoff Data
  • Contents of Computer-Aided Land Survey
  • Earthwork Calculation and Quantity Takeoff
  • Earthwork Calculation and Alignment Creation
  • Junction, Shoulder and Pavement Design
  • Dynamic Reports and Section Views
  • Terrain Modeling in OpenRoads Designer
  • Import IRD file from Legacy Versions
  • Corridor Templates and Corridor Modeling
Domains covered:

CAD Design

Highway Design and Engineering

Civil & Construction Engineering

Training Calendar

Choose your preferred schedule

On Demand

Program - 100 hours | 2 hours

Language : English/Hindi

Guided Projects

Drafting and Annotation of Steel Bridge

Schedule and Estimation of Dam

Site Layout with Road Network

Geometric Design of Highways

Design and Analysis of Corridors

Key job roles
  • Planning of new highways
  • Improving geometrics of existing highways
  • Designing highway components like horizontal profile, vertical profile, curve design
  • Design of high embankments, pavements
  • Carrying out analysis and cost estimates
  • Project communication to all stakeholders
Job recognition
  • In the context of developing countries like India, the scope for road building is immense, while in other developed countries, maintaining and replacing old roads with new ones assume significance. Thus the need for highway design engineers is forever. As countries - developing or developed, focus on enhancing the efficiency of their logistics, investment is channeled to road development and thus, the career of highway designers.
Average Salary:

Rs. 5-6 lakhs per year (in India)

Ideal for
Aptitudes & skills
  • Interest in core engineering
  • Knowledge of CAD tools such as Civil 3D and MX Road
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skills of a strong team player
  • Strong analytical skills
Professional Background
  • Experience in any engineering or Project Management roles
  • Knowledge of latest road codes
  • Exposure to design manuals for roads, bridges, and highway works
  • Experience of producing documents of technical specifications, and construction reports
Educational Background
  • Highway engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • School / college studies with streams of science and mathematics
Top employers
  • Infrastructure companies
  • Governments
  • Civil engineering contractors
  • Highway design consulting firms
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