Local Assistance Division - Qualification Program

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In an effort to continue to help localities successfully administer transportation projects, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is working to establish a qualification program.

As a Federal Highway Administration Every Day Counts (EDC) supported program, the qualification program will provide a consistent method of determining a locality’s readiness to administer federal projects.

The program includes a set series of on-line and classroom training sessions that provide a high level overview of the federal requirements for locally administered projects.

The program will focus on federally funded projects and all localities that administer a federal project will be required to have at least one full-time staff member that has completed the qualification program before the end of 2020.

Currently the Qualification Program is only open to local governments and planning district commissions. It will be opened to consultants at a later date.

Frequently Asked Questions

List of Qualified Localities as of September 2020 

Online Training Modules Have Been Launched

To create an e-learning account and gain access to the online training modules visit:  qpltap-cts.talentlms.com/index

Instructions for setting up an e-learning account and adding the courses to your account: Online portal instructions

Upcoming Classroom Sessions

Currently, all scheduled classes are full and we are in the process of adding additional dates. Please contact Tiffany Shifflett at td2p@virginia.edu if you are interested in being waitlisted in a class. 

Note: All online training modules must be completed prior to attending a classroom session.

 

Monday, Sept 28, 2020       Hybrid Online Class - FULL

The hybrid online session will begin at 7:45 a.m and end at 4:30 p.m. Space is limited so we encourage early registration.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020       Hybrid Online Class - FULL

The hybrid online session will begin at 7:45 a.m and end at 4:30 p.m. Space is limited so we encourage early registration. 

Contact: Michaela McCain, 804-371-6005

Page last modified: Sept. 25, 2020