Are You a Roads Scholar?

The APWA Chicago Metro Chapter is proud to announce the APWA Illinois Roads Scholar Program! Designed to meet the training needs for front line public works employees, this three-year (one week per year) training program is designed to train in most all aspects of municipal road right-of-way work tasks. This powerful collection of training sessions is perfect for bringing your career to a new level of professionalism. Topics covered will include:

Participants who successfully attend all three training years will be designated as an APWA Illinois Roads Scholar. Additionally, after completion of the three year program, graduates will be offered the opportunity to attend a hands-on equipment training session which can be added as an endorsement to your certificate.


If you have any questions, please contact Steve Ludwig.

  • OSHA 10-Hour Course
  • Work Zone Safety
  • Snow and Ice Control
  • Flagger Certification
  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Equipment Operations and Safety
  • Mutual Aid Disaster Training
  • Plan Sets, Grade Setting, and GIS

Program Training 1 Highlights
Mower Operatons/Safety
Work Zone Safety
Traffic Incident Management
Plus More!

About the Training Program

  • Accessibility Guidelines
  • MUTCD/Signage Standards
  • Pavement Management
  • Tree Pruning/Chainsaw & Chipper Safety
  • Driving/Trailer Safety
  • Pesticide Use/Licensing
  • Pipe Materials/Construction Techniques
  • Trenching/Shoring

Program Training 2 Highlights
10-Hour OSHA
Plan Sets, Grade Setting, & GIS
Pipe Materials/Construction Techniques
Plus More!

Program Training 3 Highlights
Pavement Management
Tree Pruning/Chipper Safety
Trailer Safety/Licensing
General Standards Pesticide Training
Plus More!