The Alberta Motor Transport Association, with support from its constituent members and related industry professionals, has developed a professional designation that is designed to recognize the important function and responsibilities of safety and compliance personnel within the transportation industry.

CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION SAFETY PROFESSIONAL              

The Certified Transportation Safety Professional (CTSP) is a specialist-level designation, conferred upon safety and compliance professionals that have met the minimum standards of experience and knowledge. This individual is capable of developing and managing a carrier’s road transportation safety and compliance programs in part or in whole. This individual will often, either directly or indirectly, supervise the day to day functions of  others in the organization. This individual is often responsible for providing guidance and acting as a subject matter expert in the field of safety and compliance as it relates to the carrier’s daily operations.

The AMTA has approved a number of courses for inclusion in the coursework curriculum. All of the courses identified will develop the candidate’s ability to demonstrate the seven required competencies. Candidates will be required to complete 8 mandatory, 3 electives and 8 hours of seminar/ conference attendance to meet requirements and be eligible for sitting the CTSP Exam.

Click here to register for the CTSP Application
Click here to view the CTSP Guide

MANDATORY COURSES

  • Legislation, Standards and Policies
  • NSC Program Administration
  • NSC Program Management
  • Health and Safety Program Building
  • Safety and Compliance Auditing
  • Instructional Design and Deliver
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Investigation

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Collision Investigation
  • NSC Program Auditing
  • AMTA COR Auditor- Internal
  • AMTA SECOR Auditor
  • AMTA Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)
  • AMTA Long Combination Vehicle (LCV) Instructor
  • Escort Vehicle Operator Safety
  • Risk Management
  • Instructor Level Hours of Service
  • Instructor Level Weights and Dimensions
  • Instructor Level Commercial Vehicle Inspection
  • Instructor Level  Passenger Vehicle Inspection

CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION SAFETY PROFESSIONAL- CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of all the 8 mandatory, 3 electives and 8 hours of seminars/conference attendance, you are eligible for sitting in the CTSP Exam.

If you do not meet the requirements for the specialist-level CTSP designation, refer to the entry-level CTSC designation below.

CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION SAFETY COORDINATOR

The Certified Transportation Safety Coordinator (CTSC) is an entry-level designation, conferred upon safety and compliance coordinators that have met the minimum standards of experience and knowledge. This individual is capable of assisting in developing and managing a carrier’s road transportation safety and compliance programs in part or in whole. This individual will often responsible for providing guidance in the field of safety and compliance as it related to the carrier’s daily administrative operations.

Completion of the designation process confers the right to use the Certified Transportation Safety Coordinator title, and to place the CTSC initials after their name.

The AMTA has approved a number of courses for inclusion in the coursework curriculum. All of the courses identified will develop the candidate’s ability to demonstrate the seven required competencies. Candidates will be required to complete 6 mandatory, 2 electives and 8 hours of seminar/ conference attendance to meet requirements and be eligible for sitting the CTSC Exam.

Click here to register for the CTSC Application 
Click here to view the CTSC Guide

MANDATORY COURSES

  • Legislation, Standards and Policies
  • NSC Program Administration
  • Health and Safety Program Building
  • Safety and Compliance Auditing
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Investigation

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Collision Investigation
  • NSC Program Auditing
  • AMTA COR Auditor- Internal
  • AMTA SECOR Auditor
  • AMTA Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)
  • AMTA Long Combination Vehicle (LCV) Instructor
  • Escort Vehicle Operator Safety
  • Risk Management
  • Hazard Assessment and Control
  • Instructor Level Hours of Service
  • Instructor Level Weights and Dimensions
  • Instructor Level Commercial Vehicle Inspection
  • Instructor Level  Passenger Vehicle Inspection
  • Instructional Design and Delivery
  • NSC Program Management

CERTIFIED TRANSPORTATION SAFETY COORDINATOR- CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of all the 6 mandatory, 2 electives and 8 hours of seminars/conference attendance, you are eligible for sitting in the CTSC Exam.