Civil Rights Division
Training Sessions and Events
2019 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) & Contractor Conference
The Civil Rights Division cordially invites you to our 2019 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) & Contractor Conference! This year's theme is "Caution ODOT's Moving Forward Together". The DBE conference is a FREE conference open to ACDBE/DBE firms, contractors, consultants, cities, counties and anyone that would be interested in opportunities to grow their business or firm. This conference will also provide networking opportunities, develop new business connections and partnerships.
Event: 2019 DBE & Contractor Conference
Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 8:00am to 3:00pm (registration begins at 7:30 am)
Location: The Hotel and Conference Center at NCED
2801 Oklahoma 9
Norman, OK 73071
Register here. Deadline is February 15, 2019.
Each participant is required to register in order to receive a lunch ticket and five (5) PDH credits.
Event: How to Survive a Wage & Hour Investigation - Sponsored by Department of Labor
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - Noon
Location: Southern Tech.
2610 Sam Noble Parkway
Conference Room B
Ardmore, OK 73401
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Southern Tech.
Murray County Extension
3490 Highway 7
Sulphur, OK 73086
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
DBE Small Enterprise Training (SET)
SET's goal is to assist ODOT's certified Disadvantaged Businesses Enterprises (DBEs) and other small businesses currently involved in or interested in expanding their operations in the road construction industry. These workshops will help to increase the participants' business expertise and their capacity to acquire and perform contracts both in the public and private sector. The training program will include technical subjects such as bidding and estimating costs in addition to business skills like networking and using social media as an outreach tool.
Click here for the 2019 SET schedule!
Contractor Compliance Program
Transportation Assistance Program (TAP)
The Outreach program "Transportation Assistance Program" (TAP) is designed to eliminate barriers in the transportation industry and encourage individuals from under-represented groups to apply for training. ODOT will provide weekly certification training opportunities throughout the year to help make individuals more employable. Training will be offered and funded for minority and female participants seeking employment in the construction trade industry.
This training will be offered for one week at multiple locations throughout Oklahoma. The series of 4 modules is designed to prepare individuals in entry level training for Labor, Trades and Crafts for persons interested in obtaining work in highway construction industry. The training does not require any prior construction experience and is intended to provide an overview of transportation construction work and prepare the student for entry level work in transportation construction projects. If you have questions contact the Civil Rights Division at 405-521-3186.
Check out this video and see how the TAP program works!
The Transportation Assistance Program provides individuals with certification training to help them become more employable for a job. The program is offered free to anyone that is unemployed and seeking work in the construction and transportation field. Minorities and Females are encouraged to apply.
Training will include:
First-Aid/CPR/AED,Forklift Safety,Flagger and Work Zone Safety, and OSHA 10. (Must attend the whole week)
Event: Free Construction Certification Training
Date: February 11th to February 14th, 2019
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Francis Tuttle Technology Center- Rockwell Campus
Corporate Training Center- West End of the Campus
12777 N. Rockwell Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Please fill out the application for enrollment.
Application for enrollment
For more information contact the Civil Rights Division at (405) 521-3186
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs, services, or activities administered by ODOT, its recipients, sub-recipients, and contractors. To request an accommodation please contact the ADA Coordinator at 405-521-4140 or the Oklahoma Relay Service at 1-800-722-0353.