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This course will follow national standards and each participant will be certified to perform CPR and administer basic First Aid and learn to use AED equipment. There is a course maximum of 15 participants.

Participants will be trained in fundamental concepts, usage, and procedures to ensure MUTCD compliance. They will receive comprehensive training from a qualified, experienced instructor. Knowledge of pertinent government regulations and knowledge of required equipment. Training in different types of traffic patterns. Training in approved flagging methods. In addition, the materials and information provided will include Part 1, 5, 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Flagging Handbook and Certification Card.
 

Overview

This course addresses:  the need for barriers; the performance capabilities of standard barrier, terminals, and crash cushions; ; and the selection, design, and layout parameters necessary to result in an optimal barrier installation.
Objectives

Training Objectives
This 2-day Training provides information necessary for the proper installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of guardrail systems, terminals, and crash cushions. It is intended for contractors, inspectors and maintenance personnel who do this type of work in Arizona. 

On Day 1—In a classroom setting, participants will understand:

This training provides an overview of the Federal-Aid Highway Program, focusing on various aspects of highway program financing unique to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Intermediate Surveying
This course is intended to introduce the students to surveying techniques and equipment used in the field in order measure distances, horizontal and vertical angles. The topics discussed will be used to build the course of study up to and including traverse calculations, adjustment and the development of a coordinate system. The class is designed as an eight our class with one laboratory session. It is designed for the LTAP Road Scholar II program. The target audience includes equipment operators, inspectors and engineering technicians.

This course, Implementing Human Factors into Roadway Design: A Workshop on How to Use and Apply the Human Factors Guidelines (HFG) for Road Systems, helps participants gain an understanding of the HFG and how they can apply the principles to road system design and operational decisions. This course provides an overview of human factors as they relate to the roadway environment and describes why it is necessary to incorporate human factors in the design and operation of roadways as a complement to existing standards and manuals for roadway design and operation.

This course introduces the student to the basic surveying tools, techniques, terminologies and mathematics necessary to perform the duties of a field inspector, transportation construction tradesmen or equipment operator. This course is 16 hours in length and includes actual field lab exercises where the student has an opportunity to practice topics covered in the classroom. This course includes practice problems with each section and a pre and post course test.
 

A refresher and beginner course for public work employees. The course teaches the student in calculating areas, volumes, rates, costs, and solving common maintenance problems encountered in the field of public works.
 

This course is an introduction to supervision. The participants will learn about making the change from front line employee to supervisor; leadership styles, decision making, communications, how to give instructions, conflict management, team building, and listening skills.

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