This 2-day course is designed to teach local agency staff the basic requirements of prevailing wage requirements and how to apply those requirements, including reviewing and confirming certified payroll records and on-site documentation. Using hands-on exercises, and instructional aides, students will learn how to apply Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Code of Federal Regulations, the California Labor Code, and California Code of Regulations to all public works contracts.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of key requirements and responsibilities to be carried out by local agencies using federal funds for project delivery. It is also strongly recommended as a precursor for the other four courses in this series.
Length: 1 day
Federal Environmental Requirements for Local Agency Transportation Projects 'OFF' the State Highway System › More
Course Description: This course focuses on the rules that must be followed to comply with requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other Federal Environmental Laws for local agency federal-aid transportation projects 'off' the State Highway System (SHS). Completion of “Getting Your Federal-Aid Project Started” is recommended before taking this course.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of procedures that local agencies must follow to acquire real property for transportation projects, including recent changes in rules and critical tasks. Focus will be on the ROW and the Utility Facilities chapters of the LAPM. Completion of “Getting Your Federal-Aid Project Started” is recommended before taking this course.
Length: 1 day
Federal-Aid Project Development: Design to Construction › More
Course Description: This course continues discussion of step-by-step procedures for project development and focuses on chapters 11, 12, and 15 of the LAPM, including how to balance increased local responsibilities with increased procedural flexibility. Completion of “Getting Your Federal-Aid Project Started” is recommended before taking this course.
Length: 1 day
Federal Rules for Contract Administration and Project Completion › More
Course Description: This course focuses on procedures to ensure accountability and regulatory compliance during the actual construction phase, including some discussion of the resident engineer's or inspector's responsibility to identify deviations from project specifications. Completion of “Getting Your Federal-Aid Project Started” is recommended before taking this course.
Course Description: This is a practical, interactive academy that provides core training for resident engineers. The subject matter experts and instructors use a real-life approach to deliver information utilizing examples, problem-solving activities, and exercises. The Resident Engineers Academy also provides a unique learning environment designed to promote networking.
This half-day training is being offered by Caltrans Office of Business & Enterprise Opportunity (OBEO) to help local agencies understand how to set and meet their DBE goals on federally-funded projects.
This instructor-led training provides an overview of the Federal-aid Highway Program, focusing on various aspects of highway program funding unique to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Topics include: the operation of the Highway Trust Fund and its significance to the funding level of the Federal-aid Highway Program; the content and policy implications of authorizing and appropriating legislation; the FHWA apportionment process; obligation limitation, allocations, deductions, earmarking, and transferability; and the effect of policy and budget considerations on the use of Federal-aid funds.
Who should attend: MPO and RTPA working level staff who would apply this information as part of their daily responsibilities.
This 4-hour training is developed to minimize runover and
backover incidents in roadway work zones. Course materials cover most information
needed to develop and implement Internal Traffic Control Plans (ITCPs)
on roadway construction sites as the primary means to reduce runovers and
The training is essential for site workers, safety professionals and company safety officers, senior project
managers, site superintendents and lead persons.
Course Description: In this advanced relocation workshop instruction will cover advanced residential owner-occupant, residential tenant-occupant and non-residential relocation. These advanced discussions on relocation provide information and emphasis on mortgage interest differential calculations and payments, reverse mortgages, incidental expenses and Housing of Last Resort. Residential move costs and room counts within tenant-occupant situations. Lastly, nonresidential review of professional services, move monitoring, direct loss of tangible personal property and substitute personal property.
Course Description: This RAP workshop will provide you with a basic overview of the relocation (RAP) in relation to appraisal and acquisition. Requirements will be highlighted on residential and nonresidential planning/advisory services, housing replacement, residential and nonresidential eligibility. First RAP call best practices will be explained along with move option and costs.