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Maintenance Leadership Academy - WBTs

PROGRAM AREA: Construction and Maintenance
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
32.5 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Accomplished

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30

NOTES:IMPORTANT NOTICE: NHI 134063-G is the online curriculum attached to the Maintenance Leadership Academy. You must be enrolled in a current session of Maintenance Leadership Academy to register for NHI 134063-G. If you are not enrolled in Maintenance Leadership Academy and would like to take the series of Web-based trainings, please register for NHI 134109 Maintenance Training Series. If you complete the NHI 134063-G courses without being enrolled in the Maintenance Leadership Academy, you will not receive credit or certificates for the online curriculum. Anyone outside of the current Maintenance Leadership Academy sessions, please register for NHI 134109.


The Maintenance Leadership Academy provides an intensive training program to individuals who hold positions as State, district, and county maintenance supervisors. The Academy can help decrease the time it takes to acclimate new managers and provide an opportunity for career development.

Participants acquire an understanding of the various processes, methods, and materials that are applied to maintain their organization's bridge and highway systems. Participants develop a knowledge base of personnel management, materials selection, equipment use, and applicable methods to react to problems in bridges, roadways, budgeting, and planning.

The Academy curriculum consists of self-paced lessons accessed via the Web and classroom sessions. Self-paced lessons are completed prior to attending each of the two classroom sessions. Upon enrolling for the Maintenance Leadership Academy, participants attend a 1-hour orientation Web conference that provides an overview of the Academy's schedule and information on how to access the self-paced lessons.

An example of the structure of the Academy:

- Enroll and attend a 1-hour Web conference orientation

- Complete 22 hours of independent study materials

- Attend 8 days of classroom training

- Complete 10.5 hours of independent study material and attend a 1-hour homework review Web conference

- Attend the final 4 days of classroom training


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the use of maintenance administration in achieving highway agency goals. (Module A)
  • Describe how various treatments fit into an overall system preservation program and when to implement them. (Module B)
  • Identify appropriate drainage maintenance and roadside management techniques. (Module C)
  • Describe the maintenance manager's roles and responsibilities for developing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive plan for dealing with weather-related events. (Module D)
  • Explain the maintenance and use of traffic control devices (including work zone plans, work zone traffic control devices, signs, striping, guardrails, and median barriers) in maintenance operations. (Module E)
  • Describe how environmental protection issues, regulations and control measures affect highway maintenance activities. (Module F)


This course was designed for State, regional, or county personnel who manage operations programs and deal with oversight and quality assurance over broader geographic areas. They are involved with handling materials, scheduling, budgeting and planning. Participants have an advanced skill in maintenance activities. Participants enrolling in the Academy will need to have taken NHI-134064 "Transportation Construction Quality Assurance" and NHI-131110 "Pavement Preservation Treatment Construction" or had equivalent training or experience in these content areas.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


Participants registering for NHI 134063-G are accessing the online modules of the Maintenance Leadership Academy. You MUST be currently registered for NHI 134063 Maintenance Leadership Academy in order to register, complete, or receive credit for NHI 134063-G.


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