Public Works Academy

The Connecticut Public Works Academy is an introductory level training program for those public works staff that are new to public works and road maintenance. It is also an excellent opportunity to provide updated information on the latest in best practice and technologies to those employees new to professional development.

The program is comprised of a series of six (6) weekly sessions aimed at providing education on those core competencies necesssary to be a successful public works professional. These sessions cover the following topics:

  • Professionalism & Communication Skills
  • Operational Safety
  • Road Fundamentals
  • Chainsaw Safety and Storm Clean Up
  • Work Zone Safety and Flagger Certification
  • Winter Operations and Safe Snow Plowing

Participants are required to complete all six (6) sessions in order to complete the Academy.