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DBE/ACDBE Training

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Online Certification Training (9 Modules)

To receive a certificate of completion, view the 9 modules on the National Highway Institute (NHI) website (View here)


  • Module 1 - Basic Concepts  (DOCR-20150101-001)
  • Module 2 - DBE/ACDBE Certification  (DOCR-20150101-002)
  • Module 3 - The Small Business Requirement (DOCR-20150101-003)
  • Module 4 - Ownership/Control  (DOCR-20150101-004)
  • Module 5 - Individual Determinations of Social and Economic Disadvantage   (DOCR-20150101-005)
  • Module 6 - Economic Disadvantage and Personal Net Worth  (DOCR-20150101-006)
  • Module 7 - On-Site Reviews, Procedures, and Interstate Matters  (DOCR-20150101-007)
  • Module 8 - Fraud Detection and Prevention  (DOCR-20150101-008)
  • Module 9 - Airport Concession DBE  (DOCR-20150101-009)

Advanced Certification Training  

DBE Program Certification Training  

Training Resources

  • Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

DBE Page

TVM Page

Training Events

The Departmental Office of Civil Rights will post information about events as they become available.

Past Events

  • Tenth Annual FAA National Civil Rights Conference DBE/ACDBE


FY19 DBEACDBE Hot Topics (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019

FY19 NCRTC Introduction to DBE ACDBE Programs (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019

FY19 NCRTC Best Practices Panel (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019

FY19 NCRTC DBE Goal Setting Tool (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019

FY19 NCRTC Matchmaker (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019

NCRTC Prompt Payment (MS PowerPoint) July 12, 2019


Live Training Opportunities

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Resource Center


Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Last updated: Thursday, January 30, 2020