TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Relevant and useful training is at the core of the TxLTAP program and course topics are diverse. Either register for a prescheduled course near you or a TxLTAP instructor will come to you. Just contact TxLTAP staff to book a class that fits your needs. There is no charge for TxLTAP training. The University of Texas Arlington offers additional training related to local government duties and responsibilities. For information about courses, visit the Public Works Institute.

Excavation Safety
20 student limit per class
8 hrs

This course is intended to provide those who work in or around excavations or might be exposed to excavation hazards with the ability to recognize and minimize such hazards.

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Electrical Safety
20 student limit per class
8 hrs

This course is intended to provide participants who might be exposed to electrical hazards (such as electric shock, electrocution, fires, and explosions) with the ability to recognize and minimize such hazards.

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Fall Safety
20 student limit per class
8 hrs

This course is designed to meet the Competent Person training requirement of the OSHA Standard for falls.

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Tree Trimming Safety Awareness
20 student limit per class
8 hrs

This course is intended to provide participants with the ability to identify, evaluate, and prevent hazards associated with tree trimming operations, and the use of chippers and chainsaws.

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Flagger Training
25 student limit per class
4 hrs

This course is intended for individuals who will be performing or engaging in flagging duties on construction/maintenance projects.

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Flagger Training in Spanish
25 student limit per class
4 hrs

This course is presented in Spanish. It is equivalent to the Flagger Training in English (CCT 300). It is intended for individuals who will be performing or engaging in flagging duties on construction/maintenance projects.

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Work Zone Construction Site Safety
25 student limit per class
12 hrs

This class is designed to concentrate on activities which generate the highest level of accidents and injuries in road construction and maintenance work zones.

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Work Zone Traffic Control/Qualified Flagger
25 student limit per class
16 hrs

This is the primary course for all personnel involved in the design, layout, and maintenance of traffic control devices on public roadways.

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TMUTCD Update and Work Zone Refresher
25 student limit per class
8 hrs

This course provides an update of basic changes included in the Revision 2, November 2011 edition of the Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD).

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Subsurface Utility Locating & Marking Workshop
20 student limit per class
8hrs

This training addresses underground utility line locating and marking state laws and standards. The course provides a balanced mixture of classroom training combined with hands-on field instruction performed outdoors.

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Advanced Utility Locator Training
20 student limit per class
24hrs

Students will enjoy plenty of hands on training time spent outdoors utilizing an assorted array of locating devices and methods.

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Pipeline Locating, Marketing & Damage Prevention Training
20 student limit per class
8hrs

The general class is designed for gathering, transmission and distribution pipeline system employees responsible for, design, construction, maintenance and construction of the pipeline system.

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Pipeline Basic Locator Training
20 student limit per class
16hrs

The general class is designed for gathering, transmission and distribution pipeline system employees responsible for, design, construction, maintenance and construction of the pipeline system.

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Disaster Site Worker
20 student limit per class
15hrs

This course is designed for personnel who provide skilled support services or site clean-up services (including hazardous waste cleanup) in response to a disaster (hurricane, earthquake, wildfire, tornado, flood, tsunami, oil spill, terrorism, etc.).

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Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operational Terminology for 911 Dispatchers
20 student limit per class
4hrs

This course provides training on the application of Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operational Terminology for 911 Dispatchers.

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Installation and Maintenance of Signs and Pavement Markings
12hrs

This course is designed to help students understand accepted practices in the application, installation, maintenance, and operation of signs and pavement markings typically used on public roadways.

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Local Government Project Procedures
12hrs

This course is based on the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT's) Local Government Project Procedures (LGPP).

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Aerial/Scissor Lift
10 student minimum
15 student maximum
10 students per machine
8hrs

This course is based on the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT's) Local Government Project Procedures (LGPP).

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Asphalt Distributor
6 students max
6 students per machine
24hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of asphalt distributor trucks.

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Backhoe/Front End Loader
8 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of backhoes.

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Bucket Truck
8 students max
4 students per machine
8hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of bucket trucks.

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Bucket Truck/Digger Derrick
8 students max
4 students per machine
24hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of bucket trucks.

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Compactor
4 students max
2 students per machine
8hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of compactors.

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Dozer
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of dozers.

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Excavator (Articulating Boom)
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of articulating boom excavators.

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Excavator (Telescoping Boom/Gradall)
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of truck mounted telescoping boom excavators.

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Rough Terrain Forklift/Reach Lift
10 students max
10 students per machine
8hrs

This course is designed to meet the training requirements of the OSHA Standard for the operators of rough terrain forklifts (both straight mast and telescoping boom reach lifts).

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Motor Grader - Basic
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of motor graders.

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Motor Grader - Intermediate
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

The students will learn how to set up the machine for vee-ditching including setting the front wheel pitch, orienting the circle, and positioning the blade and blade pitch, and articulating the frame.

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Motor Grader - Advanced
4 students max
2 students per machine
32hrs

The students will learn to deploy and use the scarifiers to break up and loosen the surface material, cut a flat bottom ditch, cut a ditch back slope, and pull road shoulder to grade.

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Roller
6 students max
6 students per machine
8hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of rollers.

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Rotary Broom
6 students max
3 students per machine
8hrs

This course covers the safe operation of rotary brooms.

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Skid Steer
8 students max
4 students per machine
8hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of skid steers.

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Sweeper
4 students max
2 students per machine plus a crash truck or pilot vehicle
24hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of skid steers.

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Wheel Loader
4 students max
2 students per machine
16hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of wheel loaders.

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Track Loader
4 students max
2 students per machine
16hrs

This course is designed to provide entry level skills for the operators of track loaders.

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Equipment Loading and Tie Down
15 students max
10 students minimum
8hrs

This course is designed to provide personnel involved in the loading, securing, and transportation of equipment on trailers and roll back trucks with the information they need to safely perform those tasks.

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UPCOMING EVENTS


Visit the University of Texas Arlington's exhibit booth at any of these events. TxLTAP staff will be present to answer questions about training opportunities or provide technical assistance.

June 13-15, 2017

South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Conference

Corpus Christi, TX




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June 20, 2017

Texas State Transportation Innovation Council Meeting (TxSTIC)

Austin, TX




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July 17-20, 2017

2017 LTAP / TTAP National Conference

Portsmouth-Norfolk, VA






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September 7, 2017

Fall Panhandle County Judges and Commissioners Association Conference

Amarillo ,TX




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September 25-28, 2017

95th Annual County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas Conference

Corpus Christi, TX


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October 14-16, 2017

Texas Public Works Association Annual Conference 2017

Montgomery, TX





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October 17-19, 2017

Texas Association of County Engineers and Road Administrators Annual Conference 2017

San Antonio ,TX




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