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

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

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

First Aid/CPR/AED — Train the Trainer

Format: In-person

Availability: Contact RTAP to confirm eligibility and availability

Duration: 2 days

Trainer: Red Cross

Communications Between Drivers and Dispatchers

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 1-2 hours

Wheelchair Lift, Ramp, and Securement Devices

Format: In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Securement 101: Basic Wheelchair Securement Training

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: Approximately 75 minutes (self-paced)

Trainer: Q'Straint

Incident and Emergency Reporting

Format: In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Daily Vehicle Inspection

Format: In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

First Aid / CPR / AED

Format: In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 8 hours

Defensive Driving

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 4 hours

Recognizing and Reporting Abuse (formerly known as Maltreatment Awareness)

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 4 hours

Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity (PASS)

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 8 hours

First Aid

Format: In-person

Availability: Registration Open

Duration: 4 hours

Bloodborne Pathogens

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)

Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: National RTAP

Substance Abuse Awareness Training

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes (self-paced)

Trainer: National RTAP

BlackCat Training

Format: Online or In-Person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

ADA Etiquette

Format: Online or In-Person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 4–8 hours

Certified Safety and Security Officer (CSSO) Training

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 days

Trainer: CTAA

Transit Fundamentals

Format: In-Person

Availability: Planned for early 2022

Duration: 8 hours

Purchasing and Procurement

Format: Online or In-Person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Refresher First Aid

Format: Online

Availability: On Request

Duration: 4 hours

Transit Asset Management

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2–4 hours

Managing the Environmental Process

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2–4 hours

Volunteer Driver Management

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2–8 hours

Olmstead Plan

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Safety Plan Training

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Dispatching and Scheduling Training

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 4 hours

Vehicle Maintenance Management and Inspection

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 days

Trainer: CTAA

Title VI and Public Transit

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: Available Now

Duration: Approximately 2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: National RTAP

Transportation Equity

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2 hours

Driver Refresher (Includes Defensive Driving, Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity, and Recognizing & Reporting Abuse)

Format: In-person

Availability: Registration Open

Duration: 4 hours

Transit Service Planning

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: On Request

Duration: 2–8 hours

Trainer: CTAA

Safe Winter Driving

Format: Online

Availability: Available now as a self-paced online course

Grant Writing for Rural and Tribal Transit Providers

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: SURCOM

FTA 101

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: SURCOM

Customer Service for Rural and Tribal Transit Providers

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: SURCOM

Recruiting, Building and Retaining a Sustainable Driver Workforce

Format: Online or In-person

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 4-8 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: CTAA

Front Line Supervisor Training

Format: Online

Availability: Available Now

Duration: 1-2 hours (self-paced)

Trainer: CTAA

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

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

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