Online Courses


Course Schedule

This is a self-paced online course. Participants will work through each module individually at their own speed. You will have access to the course 24 hours a day 7 days a week so you can learn when and where you want. You will have 2 months to complete the course.

Course Description

Using the concepts, procedures, and methods identified in the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual (OSIM) you will:
• Identify the type and severity of material defects,
• Assess and rate the condition of a variety of bridge elements, and
• Report your findings using the OSIM forms.

Course Content

• Types of Bridges
• Bridge Elements
• Materials focusing on concrete, steel, and asphalt.
• Material defects
• Procedures for conducting and documenting a detailed visual inspection using OSIM, including identification of material defects, material condition, defect severity levels, and performance deficiencies.
• Inspection Safety

Who Should Attend?

Government employees, consultants, and contractors involved in the detailed visual inspections of bridges, or individuals who need to gain an understanding of OSIM reports.

Recommendations

A basic understanding of bridge types and bridge elements.

Evaluation Process

Pre-course evaluation, case studies, activities, and open-book knowledge evaluation.



Course Schedule

This is a self-paced online course. Participants will work through each module individually at their own speed. You will have access to the course 24 hours a day 7 days a week so you can learn when and where you want. You will have 2 months to complete the course.

Course Description

Offers practical experience in using Ontario Traffic Manuals 5, 6 & 11. You will learn, through participation in group activities how signs and lines assist drivers as they travel from their point of origin to their destination. You will return to your municipality with an understanding of how these manuals work together plus a list of best practices to help minimize risk and defend the municipality in an insurance claim.

Course Content

  • Principles of Positive Guidance
  • Influencing driver safety
  • Sign manufacturing & Three Speed Triangle
  • Best practices for ordering road signs
  • MMS Requirements for Signs
  • Retroreflectivity & Reflective Sheeting
  • Sign Management Program
  • Regulatory Signs (OTM 5)
  • Warning Signs (OTM 6)
  • Pavement, Hazard and Delineation Markings (OTM 11)
  • Collision investigations

Who Should Attend?

Decision makers and individuals responsible for the selection and placement of regulatory signs, warning signs, and the pavement, hazard and delineation markings.



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