This paper is a study of apprenticeship programs.
This presentation highlights the work that GCRTA and ATU Local 268 has performed during the course of this project.
This presentation highlights the work that has been performed by DART and ATU Local 441 during the course of this project.
This paper developed by the Transportation Learning Center is a guidebook for how to be an effective mentor.
This addendum was created by the Joint Labor Management National Bus Operator Standards Committee in Seattle, WA on October 12-14th, 2011. This addendum was created to be considered for addition into the APTA RP for Transit Bus Operator Training.
This Recommended Practice for the Training & Qualification for Bus Operators reflects the consensus of the APTA Bus Standards Program members on the items, methods, and procedures that have provided the best performance record based on the experiences of those present and participating in meetings of the Program Task Forces and Working Groups.
In response to the transit industry’s need for rail vehicles maintenance training, the Transportation Learning Center has partnered with APTA, transit agencies and unions representing transit workers to develop these joint labor-management training guidelines and recommended training practices.
This document can be used to apply for National Bus Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Certification.
This document can be used to apply for National Rail Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship Certification.
This is a basic template for agencies to document standard operating procedures for their mechanic shops.
This paper was developed by Keystone Development Partnership and the Transportation Learning Center as a guide for mentor and train the trainer programs.
The Center devoted a great deal of time and effort to researching the topic of mentoring as part of the TCRP Project E-7:Initiating a National Joint Transit Industry Rail Vehicle Technician Qualification Program: Building for Success. A fact sheet on mentoring and a short paper on guidelines for quality training, developed for Project E-7 served as resources for the request.
This paper discusses how to effectively establish guidelines for quality training.
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 170: Establishing a National Transit Industry Rail Vehicle Technician Qualification Program—Building for Success describes a system of qualification that has been developed for rail vehicle technicians. This qualification system is available for implementation through the Transportation Learning Center.
TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 169: Developing Best-Practice Guidelines for Improving Bus Operator Health and Retention, developed by the Transportation Learning Center, addresses some of the health and safety issues common throughout the transit industry, and describes approaches that transit organizations in the United States and Canada have taken to address health problems faced by transit employees.
This is a presentation developed by GCRTA on the importance of mentoring. The full powerpoint can be found on the mentoring page of the career ladders website.
This is a powerpoint presentation created by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority on the importance of mentoring.
This report examines the role original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) play in providing maintenance training to bus technicians throughout US public transit agencies
This is a case study on the benefits and barriers to the creation and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures.
These are hands-on modules (job task sheets) that were developed by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transportation Authority (GCRTA) and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 268 during the course of the Centers Federal Transit Administrative 2012 Innovative Workforce Development project: Career Pathways and Career Ladders for the Frontline Workforce: Innovative Models Leveraging Training Standards and Stakeholder Engagement.
This is a comprehensive report detailing the metrics and hypothesis evaluated within the FTA Innovative Workforce Development grant funded project: Career Pathways and Career Ladders for the Frontline Workforce: Innovative Models Leveraging Training Standards and Stakeholder Engagement.