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Oklahoma Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)



Training Sessions

This two-day course is for experienced welders capable of passing the AASHTO/AWS D 1.5M/D 1.5 welding code certification test. Students will review the welds they will be required to perform on the test. They will also be evaluated to determine if they have the skill necessary to become certified. On day one and two an independent welding certification firm will test students on AASHTO/AWS D1.5M/D 1.5. Those passing will be certified. There is a cost of $115 for the certification test. PLEASE NOTE! The students or their local government agencies will be invoiced by the independent welding certification firm whether they pass or fail the exam. The $115 certification fee will be due the day of the test whether you pass or fail the exam. Payments should be made out to: C&G Inspection 118 Lynn Rd. Meeker, OK 74855. For questions about the class and requirements call Paul Childers at 405-627-6168.
This one-day course makes students aware of the dangers inherent with trenching and excavation. This enables them to identify and predict hazards and to take corrective measures to control them. After completion of the class, students are qualified to be named a Trench Competent Person by their employer. The class is free, but you must register to attend!
This one-day course goes into an overview of the basics of Concrete. In this class you will learn the basic make up of concrete, aggregates, and admixtures that are in a batch of concrete. Topics will also cover concrete mixture, delivery, testing, placement and finishing. In addition, we will also cover topics of calculations of concrete quantity, issues related to long term durability and concrete repair basics.
These one-day course will give an overview of the principles of erosion and sediment control. Recent erosion control techniques will be discussed along with current regulations and construction general permits. Low impact development and erosion control site examples will be other class components. The class is free, but you must register to attend!
This one-day course will teach basic operating skills for different pieces of heavy Equipment. This equipment can range from excavators, back end loaders, compact skid steers, graders, etc. Some maintenance procedures will be covered as well as operation safety. Most of this training will be outdoor and you will have an opportunity to operate the heavy equipment and learn new techniques. The class is free, but you must preregister to attend!
This two-day course covers how to read and interpret plans used for county and city road and bridge projects. The class is free, but you must register to attend!
This two-day course covers the tests used to test soils for their engineering properties. Sieve analysis, Atterburg limits, Proctors and nuclear density tests are discussed and practiced by the students in a laboratory. Emphasis is placed on explaining how these tests can be used to improve the quality of county and city roads. The class is free, but you must register to attend!


Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

 LTAP has partnered with Oklahoma's DPS to Provide Pilot/Escort Training and Certification

Be a Certified Vehicle Pilot Escort, to escort wide-loads across America. Check out the Department of Public Safety Fee-based training offered by the LTAP Program at Oklahoma State University, in Stillwater, OK. The Oklahoma Pilot Escort Certification Program provides specialized training for the certification of operators of pilot escort vehicles. Oklahoma has entered into reciprocal compacts and agreements with Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Washington for the purpose of recognizing escort vehicle operator certifications issued by these states.