Class Schedule

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Description – This 1-day course is to refresh the skills of practicing bridge inspectors in fundamental visual inspection techniques by communicating issues of state and national significance, re-establish proper element, condition and appraisal rating practices and review the professional obligations of bridge inspectors.

This course qualifies as refresher training in accordance to Ohio and national policy and procedures.

There is no field exercise.

Who Should Attend? – This course is intended for practicing Bridge Program Managers and Inspectors in Ohio.

*Prerequisites – Comprehensive Bridge Inspection Training (NHI 2-week or Ohio DOT Level 1 and 2) & Practicing Bridge Inspectors or Reviewers.

Instructors – Jared Backs, E.I.T. and Mike Brokaw, P.E. from ODOT’s Office of Structural Engineering.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $60 per person for government employees and $150 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This workshop was developed to communicate the Ohio Department of Transportation’s internal procedures for the inventory, periodic inspection and maintenance of culverts and structures with less than a 10-foot span.  The process used by ODOT for coding culvert information for entry into a database is also described.  Although originally focused on the needs of ODOT highway personnel who manage and maintain culverts on the state system, this material may be adapted for use by local agencies.  Field photos will also be presented to illustrate common culvert types and identification of distresses.

Who Should Attend? – This training is applicable to persons involved with culvert inventory, inspection, management or maintenance.  Employees of county, township and municipal agencies in Ohio are wel­come to attend.

Instructors – The instructors will be Mike McColeman, P.E. and Matt Retta, with ODOT’s Office of Hydraulic Engineering.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $50 per person for government employees and $125.00 for non-government employees.  No meals are provided (lunch is “on your own”).  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – This 1-day course has been prepared using material from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 3-day Contract Administration Training.  The focus is on FHWA contract provisions, administrative procedures, and applicable policies related to Federal-aid construction contracts in Ohio with an emphasis on local public agency participation. Discussion topics will include contract procedures, policies, and requirements prescribed in 23 CFR Sections 230, 633, and 635; and their application to construction contracts. There will also be discussion about the detection and reporting of fraud to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), U.S. Department of Transportation.

Who Should Attend? – All state and local government agency personnel who must interpret and apply Federal regulations to construction contracts and staff that administer construction contracts.  All FHWA Division Office personnel who interpret and apply Federal regulations that affect the administration of Federal-aid contracts.

Instructors – Naureen Dar and Jim DeSanto, FHWA Ohio Division Office. 

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended for local agency employees (county, city, village and township), and other interested persons as described above.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  This workshop is being offered at no charge due to the sponsorship of FHWA.  Lunch is “on your own”.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – Recently, ODOT's GIS Crash Analysis Tool (GCAT) transitioned into ODOT TIMS (Transportation Information Mapping System).  While the concept has remained the same in searching for crash data, the training will cover the new functionality.

GCAT is an easy-to-use tool that provides a convenient way for qualified agencies to search statewide crash data.  The training is portioned into two categories:

  1. GCAT – Search for crash data
  2. CAM Tool – Analyze the crash data received from GCAT

The tool is a web application and can be accessed from any computer online through the ODOT website. This workshop will show how to search for any crash data all the way from a statewide perspective down to a particular road or intersection.  Each session will be held in a computer training room to allow for hands-on use of the GCAT & CAM Tool software.

Who Should Attend?GCAT access is available to the following agencies: county, city, village, township, MPOs, ODOT, law enforcement and safety study consultants.

Instructor – The primary instructor will be Michael McNeill with ODOT’s Safety Program.

Registration InformationThis course offering is limited to employees of the agencies listed above.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  There is no fee to attend; however, participants must pre-register.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – This course introduces project engineers, designers, planners and program managers to the principles and procedures within the Highway Safety Manual (HSM). Course content will educate engineers and planners about fundamental HSM principles and apply the methodology to highway safety planning, program development and project delivery.

Who Should Attend? – This course is directed to engineers and planners using the HSM to develop highway safety plans, programs and projects. Local agency and other non-ODOT personnel are welcome to attend along with ODOT employees.

Instructor – The instructor will be Cindy Juliano, who is a Senior Highway and Traffic Safety Engineer at CH2M HILL. She has over 17 years of experience and has managed a wide range of transportation improvement projects including safety and corridor studies, interchange reconstruction, and local roadway improve-ments.  She serves as a local and national resource in the areas of Highway Safety and Traffic Engineering including the Highway Safety Manual analysis and methodologies.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. This workshop is being offered at no charge. Lunch is “on your own”. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – This course builds upon the Focused Training Course for the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) and introduces project engineers, designers, planners and program managers to the principles and procedures relating to freeway and interchange safety analysis. Course content will include an overview of the ECAT evaluation tools in sufficient detail to allow engineers and planners to understand how safety performance is associated with design and geometric elements, as well as how to apply the methodology to highway safety planning, program development and project delivery.

Prerequisite – Participants must have previously attended the HSM Focused Training Class through ODOT/LTAP.

Who Should Attend? – This course is directed to engineers and planners using the HSM to develop highway safety plans, programs and projects for freeway facilities. Local agency and other non-ODOT personnel are welcome to attend along with ODOT employees.

Instructor – The instructor will be Cindy Juliano, who is a Senior Highway and Traffic Safety Engineer at CH2M HILL. She has over 17 years of experience and has managed a wide range of transportation improvement projects including safety and corridor studies, interchange reconstruction, and local roadway improvements.  She serves as a local and national resource in the areas of Highway Safety and Traffic Engineering including the Highway Safety Manual analysis and methodologies.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. This workshop is being offered at no charge. Lunch is “on your own”. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Ohio Department of Transportation's Division of Construction Management provides Construction Inspector Testing in the following four subject areas:

  • Flexible Pavements Test
  • Advanced Structures Test
  • Certification for Compaction Testing
  • Traffic Work Zone Test (Note: This test is for construction inspectors only and is NOT for Worksite Traffic Supervisor (WTS) Prequalification.)

Please select the subject you wish to test on from the options in the registration form on the next screen.  Make sure to write down what test you signed up to complete as this information will not be included in your confirmation email.  Only one test may be completed per testing period.  If you sign up to take more than one test per testing period, your second registration will be cancelled.

Bring with you:

  • Government issued photo identification card
  • Non-programmable calculator
  • MyODOT username and password

A limited number of reference resources will be available during testing to borrow.  See ODOT's Division of Construction Management's website for Construction Inspector Testing to see a full list of specific reference material for each respective test, as well as the Construction Inspector Testing and Prequalification FAQs document, for additional information regarding the possibility of bringing as-published copies of the specific listed reference documents, free of added notes or other information.

Cell phones and computers (tablets, laptops, etc.) are not permitted to be brought into the testing facility by registrants.

Everyone registering to complete a test SHALL have applied for and obtained a MyODOT username and password and must bring both with them to the test in order to login to the online testing system at the ODOT Computer Training Room.  The instructions on how to obtain your MyODOT username and password are available at this link: How to Obtain a MyODOT Username and Password.

Failure to have obtained your MyODOT username and password ahead of time may result in being rescheduled to take the test another day.  Please obtain your MyODOT username and password at least four days before the testing date.

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This training will assist planners and designers in learning how to apply the existing standards and how to deal with other technical issues involved.  The availability of Federal, State, and local transportation funding for bicycle facilities that serve transportation and recreational users is resulting in a dramatic increase in the number of bicycling (and shared use) facilities being planned and built.  Although there are no Federal design standards for bicycle facilities, the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, or a modification thereof, serves as a design guide.  The training fee includes a copy of the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities.  NOTE: This course is one of two required courses for prequalification for Bicycle Facilities and Enhancement Design. The other required course is FHWA-NHI-380089: Designing for Pedestrian Safety.

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State, or local engineers with planning, design, construction, or maintenance responsibilities; bicycle specialists, transportation planners, landscape architects, as well as decision makers at the project planning level.

Instructors – To be announced, per NHI.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $700 per person. The start time each day is 8:00am. No-shows and late cancellations (< 21 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

ODOT Employees Payment Information:   Please provide your District/Division _______  Cost Center _______  SAC _________  in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section (Q010) of the online registration form.

The $700 fee will be charged to your account. Forms submitted without payment information will not be processed

 

Description – Mandated environmental considerations are an important part of all highway agencies’ roadway construction and maintenance activities. This course focuses on balancing the need to fulfill environmental protections and the need to complete project activities in a safe, timely, financially responsible manner. Common environmental agency regulations, adherence to plans, early & frequent communication regarding construction and maintenance commitments and dealing with unexpected issues are emphasized. Activities conducted on building environmental considerations into standard practices. Learning these processes and practices can help ensure compliance with numerous complex Federal, State and Local regulations.

Pre-Requisites: This is a blended course that comprises approximately 6 hours of independent study work and a 1.5-day instructor-led session. Participants must complete the independent study materials before attending the instructor session. Details for accessing the pre-course materials will be provided to confirmed registrants approx. two weeks before the course.

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State and local highway Construction inspectors, maintenance supervisors, and other inspection/field personnel who identify environmental impacts mitigated during construction and maintenance operations.

Instructors – Bernie Kuta, P.E., FHWA Construction & Contract Administration / Resource Center, and Tom Bruechert, FHWA Texas Division Environmental Coordinator.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are available.  The registration fee is $235 per person, per NHI.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 21 calendar days) will be charged full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring reasonable accommodation during training (mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course for arrangements.

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The course curriculum for this 3.5-day training reflects current practices, while addressing new and emerging technologies available to bridge inspectors. In addition, the course features exemplary training; hands-on workshops for popular types of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) equipment; and a case study of an inspection plan for a fracture critical bridge. “This training will help inspectors evaluate bridges more thoroughly and will provide them with additional knowledge in how structures work and what can take place when they don’t work,” states Bill Drosehn, district bridge inspection engineer for the Massachusetts DOT. Safety goggles will be provided.

Who Should Attend? – Public and private sector bridge inspectors, supervisors, project engineers, and others responsible for field inspection of fracture critical steel bridge members. Prior to taking this course, participants should have completed NHI course 130055, Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges, or possess equivalent field experience relative to bridges. Participants also should have a thorough understanding of bridge mechanics and bridge safety inspection procedures as required by the National Bridge Inspection Standards.

Instructors – TBA / Infrastructure Engineers, Inc.

Registration InformationRegistrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. The registration fee is $925 per person.  No meals are provided.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description:  Participants will review the relationships between geometric freeway design, permanent signing, and roadway markings. The focus is on freeway interchanges and expressways where complex lane transitions and configurations present signing and marking layout challenges. This training describes the concept of degree of control and addresses both the limitations and flexibility of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). A systematic approach will be presented for the selection of the most appropriate sign group, sign type, and sign layouts for all types of exit configurations. This course will reference sections 2D, 2E, and 3 of the MUTCD, Chapter 10 of A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, and Chapters18-21 of the NCHRP 600: Human Factors Guidelines for Road Systems. PREREQUISITE: Before beginning this course, participants are strongly encouraged to review four 15-minute pre-recorded PowerPoint lessons covering definitions and foundations concepts. Participants will build upon these lessons during the workshop. (The link for the prerequisites will be emailed separately prior to the class date)

Who Should Attend? – Engineers, engineering practitioners, technologists and engineering assistants involved in freeway and expressway design, construction and operations including Sections such as Roadway Design, Traffic Engineering, District personnel and Consultant Management staff.

Instructor – Timothy Taylor, P.E. with the FHWA Resource Center / Safety & Design Team.

Registration Information – LTAP is managing the registration process for ALL participants.  This workshop is being offered at no charge, thanks to grant funding secured by LTAP in partnership with the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (ODPS) and FHWA / NHI.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted.  No meals are provided.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.  Note:  Registrants unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a minimum of 7 days prior to the course start so we may give others the opportunity to attend this training. 

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Description –This course will expand the knowledge and skills of front-line transportation practitioners in developing and preparing Purpose and Need (P&N) statements in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  Well-justified P&N statements are critical to the development of legally defensible transportation projects.  This course has been updated to refelct ODOT's 2018 P&N Guidance.  This course includes a case study component to allow participants to work through the development of a P&N Statement.

Who Should Attend? – This course is designed for anyone who prepares environmental documents. Consultants, ODOT staff, and local public agencies are strongly encouraged to attend.

Instructors – Various OES Policy staff.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $47.50 per person for government employees and $118.75 for non-government employees. Lunch is on your own. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This 1-day course, which is part of the curriculum of ODOT’s Traffic Academy, is a prequalification requirement for consultants who want to prepare safety studies for ODOT’s review and approval. The course is designed to assist in understanding the various aspects of safety studies. Requirements of a safety study’s report and analysis will be discussed. Also, the Highway Safety Manual’s (HSM) methodology as it pertains to safety study evaluations and scoring will be reviewed. In order to receive full credit for attending this course, attendees must successfully complete an online, multiple-choice test within two weeks after course completion. A score of at least 80% must be achieved.

Who Should Attend? – This workshop is directed to State, local and consulting engineers and planners who are responsible for conducting safety studies which will be used as the basis for developing highway safety plans, programs and projects.

Instructors – The instructors will be Cindy Juliano, P.E., Senior Highway and Traffic Safety Engineer with Jacobs; and Ryan Bush, P.E., Traffic Engineer with MS Consultants, specialist in traffic studies of all kinds.

Registration Information – The registration fee is $60 per person for government employees and $150 for non-government employeesLunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This course covers safety practices, pre-trip inspection and maintenance of the truck, plow, and spreader.  Additionally, there is discussion of vehicle operation, plowing and salting techniques, and identification of different snow conditions.  This course is all classroom-based – there are no driving exercises.  If available at the training site, snow plowing equipment may be viewed as part of the pre-trip inspection discussion.

Who Should Attend? – This course is applicable to local agency employees involved in seasonal snow plowing.

Instructor – Ron Asman, former ODOT Equipment Training Officer (retired).

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency officials and employees (county, city, village and township).  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – In 2017, ODOT’s Division of Planning rolled out updates to the award-winning Transportation Information Mapping System (TIMS) application including a new and improved Create a Map page and the addition of a Crash Analysis tool.  The TIMS application provides transportation employees, transportation stakeholders, and the general public a central access point for viewing, distributing, and analyzing Ohio’s transportation data through web mapping tools.  Easily accessible via desktop or mobile browsers, this application is an “outside the box” webmapping solution that includes such features as emailing, sharing and bookmarking, analysis tools, custom printing, and upload and download capabilities to name a few.  This application allows the casual user who is not a GIS expert to produce high-quality maps quickly with access to numerous data sets.

This short training class will show attendees how to access the TIMS program, turn on various GIS layers, and render and communicate results/maps.  Each session will be held in a computer training room to allow for hands-on use of the TIMS application.

Who Should Attend? – Local agency employees (county, city, village, township), MPO personnel, consultants, and FHWA and ODOT staff.

Instructors – Each class will typically be taught by one or more of the following ODOT employees (depending on the class date and location): Ian Kidner, Stephen Hale.

Registration Information – Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. There is no fee to attend; however, participants must pre-register.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made. Note: this abbreviated training class does not qualify as an elective or other course credit under the LTAP Roads Scholar training recognition program (however, Roads Scholar participants are still welcome to attend).

The Active Transportation Academy (ATA) thru the Ohio LTAP Center provides trainings and workshops to communities throughout Ohio. We offer interactive trainings on programs, projects, and policies that can help your community reach its active transportation goals. The Academy has unveiled new courses this summer, including a Walk and Bike Audits course. A preview of the four-hour training will be offered via a short webinar on Thursday August 9th.

Course Description:  Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets make it easy to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to work.  Complete streets is a transportation policy and design approach requiring streets to be planned, designed, operated, and maintained to enable safe, convenient and comfortable travel and access for users of all ages and abilities regardless of their mode of transportation.

The 45 minute webinar will highlight central themes and important information that the course covers. If you are interested in applying for an in-person training, please visit: bit.ly/Active-Transportation-Academy-Application

Presenter: Amelia Mansfield, AICP, is the Active Transportation Academy program manager.

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Description – This class provides an overview of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Construction and Material Specifications Item 514 – Painting of Structural Steel, and other contract requirements for painting structural steel in the fabricators’ facilities and in the field.

Who Should Attend? – Bridge painting contractors, including all officers of the companies, superintendents, and quality control specialists, to be qualified for WT 26, quality control specialists for steel fabricators to be qualified for shop painting per Supplement 1078, and consultant inspectors to be qualified to inspect the painting of structural steel, have to take this class every 4 years.

Instructor – The instructor will be David Flood, P.E., with ODOT’s Office of Construction Administration in the Division of Construction Management.

Registration Information – ODOT’s LTAP office is managing the registration process for these sessions.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (mobility/access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This class is about the sealing of concrete surfaces. Included is information on the best application practices to achieve optimum performance of the sealers. This training goes beyond the recommendations given in sealer technical data sheets by giving explanations as to what will result when technical data sheet recommendations are not followed.

Case studies will be cited and visuals will clarify definitions of what application processes are acceptable.

Who Should Attend? – Anyone who will be at the job site to oversee the sealer application processes.

Instructor – The instructor will be Maria Kerestly, Chemical Section Supervisor with ODOT’s Office of Materials Management.

Registration Information – ODOT’s LTAP office is managing the registration process for these sessions. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. For each of the course dates listed, there are two options for participating: (1) by attending In-person at the ODOT Office of Materials Management in Columbus, or (2) by attending a live Webcast of the training at the ODOT District 8 Office (Lebanon), or District 12 Office (Garfield Heights). The registration fee is $15 per person for government employees and $37.50 for non-government employees. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – The Ohio Department of Transportation’s Division of Construction Management provides Worksite Traffic Supervisor (WTS) Prequalification Testing. Individuals fulfilling the role of WTS are required to be prequalified per WTS Plan Note published on July 20, 2018 (and versions thereafter).

PrerequisitesDo not register for WTS Prequalification testing until the prerequisites have been completed.  Prerequisite details are the following:

  • 1) Applicant shall have reviewed the statewide WTS Plan Note current as of 7/20/18 publication or later (can be found in the Traffic Engineering Manual, Part 6, Section 642-44).
  • 2) Applicant shall have been trained appropriate to the job decisions they are required to make, including those of a WTS in implementing the Transportation Management Plan (TMP) and other safety and mobility aspects, within the past 5 years.

Immediately before the test is taken the applicant will be asked to electronically confirm the following:

  • A) That they understand the duties and responsibilities required of a WTS and will continue to review the plan note within the plans on all projects in which they are designated the primary or alternate/secondary WTS to ensure they remain up to date with the latest WTS requirements and the specific contract requirements.
  • B) That the training in #2 above has been completed within the past 5 years; understanding that the training shall be repeated in intervals of no longer than 5 years; and, that they are ready and able to provide details of the training completed to fulfill this requirement (without delay) upon request by ODOT, FHWA or others.

If the applicant is unable to confirm one or both items, they will not be allowed to take the WTS prequalification test and will be required to leave and register again after the prerequisites have been completed.

Registration Information – ODOT’s LTAP office is managing the registration process for these sessions.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. 

Testing Dates and Times – WTS Prequalification Testing dates are added to the schedule periodically throughout the year.  There is typically an option to choose either a morning or afternoon session (9:00 to 11:00am, or 1:00 to 3:00pm).

Bring with you: 

  • Government issued photo identification card
  • Non-programmable calculator
  • MyODOT username and password

A limited number of reference resources will be available during testing to borrow. See WTS Training and Prequalification Testing FAQs for a full list of specific reference documents and additional information regarding the possibility of bringing as-published copies of the specific listed reference documents, free of added notes or other information.

Cell phones and computers (tablets, laptops, etc.) are not permitted to be brought into the testing facility by registrants.

Everyone registering to complete a test SHALL have applied for and obtained a MyODOT username and password and must bring both with them to the test in order to login to the online testing system at the ODOT Computer Training Room.  The instructions on how to obtain your MyODOT username and password are available at this link: How to Obtain a MyODOT Username and Password.

Failure to have obtained your MyODOT username and password ahead of time may result in being rescheduled to take the test another day.  Please obtain your MyODOT username and password at least four days before the testing date.

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The promo codes below apply to specific groups of class participants.  Please ONLY use a code if it applies to you.  If you are not certain if it applies, please contact the Ohio LTAP Center at ltap@dot.ohio.gov or 614-387-7359 or 1-877-800-0031.  Do not randomly select a promo code and use it.  Your registration will be reviewed by the center registrar and cancelled if you have used a code which did not apply to you.

FHWAOHDIV - Code to be used by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Ohio Division Staff only when registering for LTAP courses.  Provides the FHWA LTAP discount on the course price.

ODOTEMPL - Code that must be used by ALL ODOT employees when registering for a course. Do not enter payment information or request an invoice.  If you are an ODOT employee, you MUST use this code unless the class is a NHI self-pay course.  See below.

PAYBYCHECK - ODOT EMPLOYEE ATTENDING A NHI-SELF-PAY COURSE - Use code PAYBYCHECK if you are an ODOT employee.  Then enter your Divison, Cost Center and SAC number in the designated field on the registration form.

PAYBYCHECK - This code should be entered when you want the Ohio LTAP Center to bill you for the course fee instead of paying immediately online via credit card.  Once your registration is completed with this code, an invoice for the amount due will be sent to you, due upon receipt.