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UTC SCOOT Foundation Course (A self Paced Learning Course)


This course covers all aspects of SCOOT from first Principles through Design and Implementation and On Street Validation and Calibration. It is based on the Siemens UTC SCOOT system.

The course equates to around 3 days face to face training with around 9 hours of recorded material and 18 Exercises to put your learning into practice

The course is accessed on a self-paced basis with typically 30 days access being given to the pre-recorded material and downloadable content. The course is supported with printed course material and an invitation to a live tutorial where questions be answered. Further support can be accessed via e mail.

Who should attend

Attendees should have a good understanding of traffic signal terminology and operation, typically gained through experience or by attending training such as the IHE Traffic Signals or JCT Introduction to Traffic Signals Courses.

In addition attendees with access to a working UTC SCOOT system will benefit most from the course.


Good understanding of UK Traffic Signals Terminology and Operation


This course is "Approved for Continual Professional Development" by the Institute of Highway Engineers.

Course content



Unit 1: UTC System Overview and Key Definitions

Unit 2: UTC Database Basics

Unit 3: UTC System Elements

Unit 4: Fault Checking

Unit 5: Outstation Configuration

Unit 6: SCOOT Fundamentals

Unit 7: SCOOT Database Basics

Unit 8: SCOOT Validation - Basics

Unit 9: SCOOT Validation - Additional Parameters

Unit 10: SCOOT Validation - Advanced Supplement

Wrapping Up : Putting it all together

Tutorials (online ZOOM or Teams)

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