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DBE/ACDBE Training

The contents of these documents do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

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  

Live Training Opportunities

Training Resources

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)