TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 178: A National Training and Certification Program for Transit Vehicle Maintenance Instructors provides a proposed national program structure and plan for training and certifying transit bus and rail maintenance instructors. The report also provides best practices used in the public and private sectors to prepare and certify technical instructors, as well as the attributes and instructional delivery methods found most effective for maintenance instructors.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. A National Training and Certification Program for Transit Vehicle Maintenance Instructors. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/22176.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction and Research Approach||7-11|
|Chapter 2 - Feasibility Study||12-19|
|Chapter 3 - Best Practices from Transit and Related Industries||20-41|
|Chapter 4 - Training and Certification Program Plan||42-65|
|Chapter 5 - Business Plan||66-86|
|Chapter 6 - Conclusion||87-87|
|List of Abbreviations, Acronyms, Initials, and Symbols||89-90|
|Appendix A - List of Alternative Courses||91-102|
|Appendix B - Potential Administrating Organizations||103-105|
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