Road Scholar Program

The AZ LTAP Road Scholar Program provides basic information/training on maintaining local streets and roads. The Program provides an opportunity for municipal employees to be trained by LTAP in the latest technologies and innovations through a series of training sessions conducted at convenient locations throughout Arizona. This training program is an invaluable resource, providing quality training at a price that is affordable to counties and municipalities (free for member local governments for all courses excluding the $20 certification fee for CPR/First Aid). The program offers three levels of training.

Level I Road Scholar

Aimed at entry-level transportation employees, or those with no or limited experience (i.e., up to five years experience in the transportation field), Road Scholar Level I training answers municipalities' need to keep roadways safer and properly maintained at a lower cost.

  • Introduction to Survey and Grade Checking (16 hours)
  • Basic Work Zone Traffic Control / Flagger Training (8 hours)
  • Basic Materials (8 hours)
  • CPR/1st Aid (8 hours)
  • Maintenance Math (8 hours)
  • Signing and Striping I (8 hours)
  • Two-way Radio and Effective Communications (8 hours)
  • Construction/ Maintenance Safety (8 hours)
  • Safety in the Workplace (8 hours)
  • Total Road Scholar I hours 80

*No limit of course substitution from other institutions (for Level I Only)

Level II Road Scholar

Road Scholar II aimed at employees working within transportation industry, motivated to advance their knowledge, skills and abilities to excel their career. Level II training is in the beginning supervisory level and management course work. (Up to 10 years field experience).

  • Roadside Hazard Identification for Transportation Personnel (8 hours)
  • Work Zone Traffic Control II (8 Hours)
  • Drainage Course (8 hours)
  • Asphalt Pavement Maintenance (8 hours)
  • Technical Math (8 hours)
  • Risk Management (8 hours)
  • Signing and Striping II (8 hours)
  • Management Supervisory Skills for First Time Managers (8 hours)
  • Total Road Scholar II Hours 64