As an approved provider of the Construction Training Qualification Program (CTQP) and the Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) training required by the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida International University’s College of Engineering & Computing offers the quality training and flexibility needed for skilled technicians and engineers of federally funded transportation projects.
Construction Training Qualification Program(CTQP): Training and examinations in concrete, asphalt, aggregate, earthwork, geotechnical, quality control management, and structures and grouting for qualification and certification under the Florida Department of Transportation Construction Training Qualification Program (CTQP).
The ever-changing technology in the highway and bridge construction sector, and the federal mandate for using skilled technicians and engineers to work on federally funded transportation projects, have prompted the Florida Department of Transportation to establish a rigorous training and certification program.
Maintenance of Traffic (MOT):
Training and examinations in intermediate, intermediate refresher, advanced and advanced refresher for qualifications and certification under Florida Department of Transportation MOT program.
Upcoming CTQP Courses
Course Registration includes the Manual
|Course and All Exams||Price||Dates|
|Asphalt Paving – Level 1|
July 7, 2023
|Asphalt Paving – Level 2|
July 13 – 15, 2023
|Pile Driving Inspection|
July 20 – 22, 2023
|Earthwork Construction Inspection – Level 1|
August 4 – 5, 2023
|Earthwork Construction Inspection – Level 2|
August 11-12, 2023
|Drilled Shaft Inspection*|
August 17-19, 2023
*Please note that the proficiency exam must be completed by the trainee if this is the first time they are becoming certified or if the certification has already expired
Written Exam Only
|Written Exam (All Exams)|
CTQP - Learn More | Course Manual
The Division of External Programs in partnership with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at FIU has passed a rigorous screening and is a qualified provider in the following areas:
- Aggregate Technician Training and Qualification Program
- Asphalt Inspection Training and Qualification Program
- Concrete Training and Qualification Program
- Earthwork Training and Qualification Program
- Geotechnical Training Program
- Quality Management
- Structures Training and Qualification Program
- Final Estimates Training and Qualifications Program
Only trainees who register for a full course will receive the course manual for free on the first day of the course.
Trainees registering for “Exam-Only” recertification sessions or those who would like to purchase a manual for use as a reference, please click here to download your copy (use “guest” as username and password)
Exam Information and Results | Certificates
Below is information regarding duration and book rules for each CTQP exam. Trainees registering for Exam-Only sessions with “Open Book” are advised to download the manual from the FDOT website (Use “guest” as username and password). Course manuals will NOT be provided during Exam-Only sessions. Trainees are to bring their own references and specs.
|Written Exam||Open/Closed Book||Duration|
|Aggregate Lab Testing Technician||Open||2 hours|
|Aggregate Testing Technician||Open||2 hours|
|Asphalt Mix Design||Open||4 hours|
|Asphalt Paving Level 1||Open||2 hours|
|Asphalt Paving Level 2||Open||4 hours|
|Asphalt Plant Level 1||Open||2 hours|
|Asphalt Plant Level 2||Open||4 hours|
|Concrete Batch Plant Operator||Open Book Study Guide and/or Materials Manual Only||2 hours|
|FDOT Concrete Field Inspector||Open||2.5 hours|
|FDOT Concrete Lab Technician||Open Book, Open Spec||2 hours|
|Drilled Shaft Inspection||Open Book, Open Spec||2.5 hours|
|Earthwork Construction Level 1||Closed||2 hours|
|Earthwork Construction Level 2||Closed Book, Open Spec, Open Indexes||2 hours|
|Pile Driving Inspection Module A||Open||2.5 hours|
|QC Manager||Closed||2 hours|
|Qualified Sampler||Open||1 hour|
Group discounts of 10% off are available to employee groups of 6 or more per course. To obtain a group pricing discount or to learn more about group training options, please contact us.
Any remaining balance of a canceled CTQP/MOT program’s payment can be applied to another course from the same CTQP/MOT program within one year of the program date. After one year, the balance is nonrefundable.*Full tuition is nonrefundable under these conditions:
- The registrant or substitute does not enroll in another program within one year of the original start date, and/or
- The registrant or substitute defers or transfers more than two times.
- The registrant doesn’t attend class and has not given prior notification of absence.
*The FIU College of Engineering and Computing Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering reserves the right to cancel the course and return all fees in the event of insufficient enrollment. FIU has the right to change, without notice, any statement in this bulletin concerning, but not limited to, curricula, courses, faculty, tuition, fees, policies and rules. If course or curriculum changes take place after the program begins, every effort will be made to implement the changes in the best interest of participants. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is not responsible for travel or related costs under any circumstances. Participants may want to consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance in the unlikely event that a program is cancelled or they cannot attend for personal or professional reasons. The liability of FIU is limited to the registration fee.