This course is aimed to provide an insight on applying the new guidance. The course covers planning aspects of applications; base line data and assessment; impact of developments; cumulative committed development impact; ways of mitigation and joint up process by developers (including ringmaster approach); sustainability assessment and delivery mechanism. The course will introduce the new policy/best practice to TA’s. Good and bad examples, failures so far will be introduced. This course is a series of interactive lectures, using real examples to provide delegates with practical training.