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ADA Curb Ramp Inspector Certification

What does this course cover?

This course provides some guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) facilities. 

The self-guided online certification training covers the use of ODOT ADA Curb Ramp Inspection Forms 734-0520 series, and the ODOT ADA Push Button Inspection Forms 734-5245 series. The curriculum includes the use of tools, inspection practice and measurement. It also covers how to submit the forms and where to send them.

For initial certification, or lapse in certification, learners must complete the following steps:

  • Step 1 - ADA Curb Ramp Inspector and Contractor Training (online 16 hours)
  • Step 2 - ADA Curb Ramp Inspector and Contractor Exam (online 3 hours)
  • Step 3 - ADA Curb Ramp Inspector and Contractor Field Exam for Certification (in-person 5-9 hours)

For recertification, you must be currently certified. Recertification must be completed within 24 months of your last certification. If your certification has expired, you must go through the Initial certification curriculum completing all three steps.  

  • Step 1 - ADA Curb Ramp Inspector and Contractor Recertification (online 8 hours)
  • Step 2 - ADA Curb Ramp Inspector and Contractor Recertification Exam (online 3 hours)

This certification is required for anyone who would like to become certified as an ODOT ADA Curb Ramp Inspector or ODOT ADA Curb Ramp Contractor.

Who needs this certification?

ODOT Certification is required for inspection on construction work involving curb ramps that is performed on or along the Oregon State Highway constructed under an ODOT contract, or uses the 2024 Oregon Standard Specifications for Construction. Contractor personnel who oversee the curb ramp construction is required to have this certification.

How long is certification valid?

Successful completion of steps for certification or recertification will qualify as a 2-year certification.

Interested in this course?

Please see Workday Learning registration links below.


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ADA Curb Ramp Inspection Course Materials (online)

The following are pdf copies of the Curb Ramp Inspection Training course units. Due to the interactive features of the online course, some of the material in the pdf formatting may not accurately reflect the intent of the training.

Field Resource

2021 ADA Curb Ramp and Push Button Field Guide

What do you need for the ADA Curb Ramp Online Exam?

You will need to refer to the following documents during the exam. Make sure to have reviewed each document and have them easily accessible prior to starting the exam.

What do you need for the ADA Curb Ramp Field Exam?

  • 2-foot levels (1 Gen 2 or Gen 3 SmartTool)
  • 6-inch levels (1)
  • Plumb bobs (1)
  • Engineering Measuring tape, tenth of foot ((1)
  • Orange vests or raincoat (ANSI 3) (1)
  • High visibility hat (yellow, orange, red) or hard hat (1)
  • Pencils and pens, clip board
  • Curb Ramp cleaning tools
  • Lunch (30 minutes will be provided halfway through day)

ODOT Provides

  • Curb Ramp/Push Button Field Guide

Contact the Construction Section

800 Airport Road SE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Barbara Harriman
Construction Training Program Analyst