​Certifications & Training

The Georgia DOT provides training opportunities for pre-qualified engineers, public workers and technicians that do business with the Department.

NoticeTitle VI/Right-of-Way Training

The EEO Office and Right-of-Way Office and will offer additional training session in 2015 to help assist the Local Public Agencies (LPAs) in obtaining LAP certification and/or re-certification. The Office of Program Control has coordinated and scheduled the following training:

Thursday, October 8, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC),
1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 993-4000

Course Description

This one day seminar will be conducted by the Georgia DOT in conjunction with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to provide two (2) training opportunities in 1 sitting for Local Public Agencies to complete their Local Administered Project (LAP) certification and/or re-certification process It will provide an excellent overview of the State and Federal Regulations as well as help to ensure Federal funding is not lost due to non-compliance. Representatives from local agencies and consultants are invited to attend.


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The Plan Development Process (PDP) training course provides an in-depth view of how the PDP works within the Department. The course will cover when to accomplish project activities; whom to coordinate and collaborate with, and what are the deliverables to and from the various work groups.The instruction is delivered by experienced managers presenting lessons learned from their areas of responsibility.

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Registration Fee: Free


All external learners must use the Learning Management System (LMS) above.


Send questions about registration or training to TrainingCenter@dot.ga.gov. For technical assistance, contact SolutionsCenter@dot.ga.gov

Program materials have been updated as of January 15, 2021. Find the Standard & Supplemental Specifications and Section 153 here: https://www.dot.ga.gov/PartnerSmart/Business/Source.

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All flaggers doing any flagging on the State Highway System must have received training and a certificate upon completion of the training. This includes all work, whether by contract or by permit, such as roadway construction, utility accommodations, etc. All costs for providing certified flaggers will be borne by the contractor, utility company, or any other entity granted permission to encroach upon right of way.

Failure to provide certified flaggers as required above shall be reason for suspending work regarding the flagger(s) until a certified flagger can be provided. Flagger training and certification can be obtained through training organizations that provide certified American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) or National Safety Council (NSC) programs or from ATSSA or NSC themselves.

Recognized National Flagger Certification Programs

Program Contact Info
ATSSA 1-800-272-8772
National Safety Council Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council
6425 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 140
Sandy Springs, GA 30339
(800) 733-6185 / info@scnsc.org


Module Program

 Stormwater (MS4) Training

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Contact Information

Georgia Department of Transportation
Human Resources - Talent Development
600 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30308