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Safety Training

Following requirements in MAP–21 legislation, FTA develops safety certification training for FTA and state agency personnel who conduct safety audits and examinations of public transportation systems as well as transit agency personnel responsible for safety oversight.

Public Transportation Safety Certification Training Program - Interim Provisions

Safety certification training program individual training plans are directed toward State Safety Oversight Agencies and are divided into minimum training requirements based on job category. Contact Dakisha Spratling to request an Individual Training Plan (ITP). Participants in the Safety Certification Training Program have three years to complete the requirements in their ITP. 

2017/2018 FTA-Sponsored Training Courses

  • eLearning Self-Paced Online Courses
  • General Transit Safety Courses
  • Transit Bus Courses
  • Transit Rail Courses
  • Transit Crime Prevention & Emergency Management Courses

See the 2018 schedule or visit the FTA-sponsored Transportation Safety Institute (TSI). Contact TSI transit@dot.gov or (405) 954-3682 for safety training registration and course information.

Safety Management Systems

FTA’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) Awareness Course and FTA’s Rail Nomenclature course are available on the TSI’s Learning Management System. Contact Joe Powell or Maria Wright with questions.

Updated: Friday, April 20, 2018
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