Outstanding Planning Training

Planning training videos for community councils, community groups and planners in Wales.

Learn from experts

Our training is developed by chartered town planners.

Planning in plain English

Our courses are written using plain language.

Learn at your own pace

Learn when and where you want. Review whenever you need to.

Our Courses


Planning: From Start to Finish

An introduction to the planning system for Town and Community Councils in Wales.


Preparing a Place Plan

Training for Town and Community Councils looking to prepare a Place Plan.

Experts in accessible planning training

Planning Aid Wales has developed and delivered excellent training courses for a range of audiences for more than twenty years.

James Davies - Chief Executive, Planning Aid Wales

Learn about how the planning system works in Wales and improve your involvement with the planning process.

Our online training is ideal for those who are unable to attend our face-to-face courses. They can be accessed wherever and wherever you need (subject to internet access!).

All of our courses have been written by chartered Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute with years of experience in delivering training. 

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What our trainees have to say:

‘The course is well laid out and informative without getting too bogged down in detail. I have downloaded the LDPs/Guidelines for further study’.
Trainee from Powys
Planning: From Start to Finish Course
‘Well presented in a layman's terms. Very interesting course, relevant for all local Councillors.’
Trainee from Conwy
Planning: From Start to Finish Course
“This was an excellent course which I thoroughly enjoyed. The topics were covered in sufficient detail but explained in a simple and user-friendly way, which is a great achievement given the subject matter! I have enhanced my knowledge of the planning process and feel much more comfortable having a say on planning issues in my locality.”
Trainee from Llanelli
Planning: From Start to Finish
"Clear and easy to understand and fairly high level."
Trainee from Bangor
Planning:From Start to Finish