Training Catalog

This page shows all the courses available to request from RTAP. To view upcoming courses in a calendar view and ongoing self-paced online courses, visit the RTAP Training Calendar page.

A Note for STS Providers: All courses offered through RTAP are offered in compliance with RTAP guidelines. If you are a Special Transportation Services (STS) provider, you must consult with the STS office at MnDOT to satisfy their training requirements. Courses offered through RTAP are not necessarily compliant with STS requirements.

Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity (PASS) — Train the Trainer

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 8 hour course, plus pre-work and wheelchair securement assessment
Trainer: CTAA

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Coaching the Van Driver (Defensive Driving) — Train the Trainer

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request. Email support@mnrtap.net to register your interest.
Duration: 8 hours

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Recognizing & Reporting Abuse (formerly known as Maltreatment Awareness) — Train the Trainer

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request. Email support@mnrtap.net to register your interest.
Duration: 8 hours

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First Aid/CPR/AED — Train the Trainer

Format: In-person
Availability: Contact RTAP to confirm eligibility and availability
Duration: 2 days
Trainer: Red Cross

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Communications Between Drivers and Dispatchers

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 1-2 hours

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Wheelchair Lift, Ramp, and Securement Devices

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Securement 101: Basic Wheelchair Securement Training

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: Approximately 75 minutes (self-paced)
Trainer: Q'Straint

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Incident and Emergency Reporting

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Daily Vehicle Inspection

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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First Aid / CPR / AED

Format: In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 8 hours

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Defensive Driving

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 4 hours

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Recognizing and Reporting Abuse (formerly known as Maltreatment Awareness)

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 4 hours

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Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity (PASS)

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 8 hours

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First Aid

Format: In-person
Availability: Registration Open
Duration: 4 hours

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Bloodborne Pathogens

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)

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Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: National RTAP

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Substance Abuse Awareness Training

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes (self-paced)
Trainer: National RTAP

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BlackCat Training

Format: Online or In-Person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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ADA Etiquette

Format: Online or In-Person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 4–8 hours

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Certified Safety and Security Officer (CSSO) Training

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 days
Trainer: CTAA

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Transit 101 (Introduction to Community Transportation Management)

Format: In-Person
Availability: Planned for early 2022
Duration: 8 hours

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Purchasing and Procurement

Format: Online or In-Person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Refresher First Aid

Format: Online
Availability: On Request
Duration: 4 hours

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Transit Asset Management

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2–4 hours

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Managing the Environmental Process

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2–4 hours

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Volunteer Driver Management

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2–8 hours

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Olmstead Plan

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Safety Plan Training

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Dispatcher Training

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 4 hours

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Vehicle Maintenance Management and Inspection

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 days
Trainer: CTAA

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Title VI and Public Transit

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: National RTAP

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Transportation Equity

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2 hours

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Driver Refresher

Format: In-person
Availability: Registration Open
Duration: 4 hours

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Transit Service Planning

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: On Request
Duration: 2–8 hours
Trainer: CTAA

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Safe Winter Driving

Format: Online
Availability: Available now as a self-paced online course

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Grant Writing for Rural and Tribal Transit Providers

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: SURCOM

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FTA 101

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: SURCOM

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Customer Service for Rural and Tribal Transit Providers

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: SURCOM

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Recruiting, Building and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce

Format: Online or In-person
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 4-8 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: CTAA

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Front Line Supervisor Training

Format: Online
Availability: Available Now
Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)
Trainer: CTAA

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Executive Level Leadership Training Program (LTP)

Format: In-person
Availability: Not currently accepting applicants, future leadership training available at a later date
Duration: 12 months

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Manager Level Leadership Training Program (LTP)

Format: In-person
Availability: Not currently accepting applicants, future leadership training available at a later date
Duration: 12 months

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Supervisor Level Leadership Training Program (LTP)

Format: In-person
Availability: Not currently accepting applicants, future leadership training available at a later date
Duration: 12 months

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