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Environmental Services Training Courses

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, scheduled in-person dates may be subject to change. Thank you.

NEPA Initial (In-Person and Online Components)
Participants in this training will receive detailed instruction covering environmental considerations required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and others. Participants will also learn about various policies on work done for INDOT and FHWA. This course is one of the requirements to be prequalified for environmental work for INDOT projects. The NEPA Initial Training is broken into two courses. The first segment is an online course through INDOT University which is self paced. Completion of the online training is a prerequisite for the in-person training. Upon completion of both the online and in-person training, participants will be certified in the INDOT NEPA project development process.

NEPA Initial Trainings in 2021:

  • May/June 2021 (TBD)
  • September/October 2021 (TBD)

NEPA Initial training and registration instructions will be announced through GovDelivery (https://www.in.gov/indot/3217.htm) in advance of the training. Please contact Ron Bales if you have any questions.

Categorical Exclusion (In-Person and Online Compenents)
Participants in this course will receive detailed instruction on the preparation of Categorical Exclusions (CE) for INDOT. Participants will also learn of various policies governing work done for INDOT and FHWA. This course is in two parts. The first segment is online through INDOT University. It is self-paced. Completion of the online training is a prerequisite for the in-person training. Upon completion of both the online and in-class training, participants will be certified in the INDOT CE process.

CE Trainings in 2021:

  • May/June 2021 (TBD)
  • September/October 2021 (TBD)

CE training and registration instructions will be announced through GovDelivery (https://www.in.gov/indot/3217.htm) in advance of the training. Please contact Ron Bales if you have any questions.

NEPA Refresher

Participants in this class will receive updated information covering environmental considerations required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969.  The NEPA Refresher is required every two years to retain NEPA certification for environmental work for INDOT projects. This course is presented online through INDOT University. It is self-paced and there is no cost for this training.

NEPA Refresher Dates:

January 2021
Online training begins January 20, 2021 (Registration is required prior to this date). Participants will have two weeks to complete the online training.

Other 2021 NEPA Refresher Dates are June 23, 2021 and September 22, 2021

The NEPA Refresher training and registration instructions will be announced through GovDelivery (https://www.in.gov/indot/3217.htm) in advance of the training.

Storm Water Training

For information on INDOT Storm Water training, click here 

Bat Investigations for Field Personnel

This class supports INDOT's implementation of the USFWS/FHWA/FTA/FRA programmatic informal consultation for the Indiana bat and the northern long-eared bat. The class is self paced and online through INDOT University. To register, please contact Ron Bales

Contact Information

Ron Bales
Environmental Policy Manager
Environmental Services
Indiana Department of Transportation
317-515-7908
rbales@indot.in.gov

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