Supervisor Certification

Training for Supervisor of Transportation has been developed for individuals who function at the highest technical level of the pupil transportation system. A Supervisor of Transportation must have the ability to carry out policy and program directives. Supervisors are expected to administer programs, provide leadership, and engage in the development of materials within limitations established by their management.

A Transportation Supervisor candidate must complete 60 hours of training. The following courses have been identified as required course work for the Transportation Supervisor in three areas of specialty. In addition to the required courses, professional skill enhancement electives are available for members on the Supervisor track.

Certification Application

Specific certification requirements are:

There are four different concentrations in the Supervisor category. They are:

  1. Operations
  2. Special Needs Transportation
  3. Safety & Training
  4. Vehicle Maintenance

To become a Certified Supervisor, you need to select a concentration and complete the specific classes assigned to that certification. For example, upon completion of the Certified Supervisor for Operations, your certification would be a Certified Supervisor in Pupil Transportation with a concentration in Operations.

Select the type of Certified Supervisor below to see the requirements:


Special Needs

Vehicle Maintenance

Safety & Training

CSPT Application and Costs

The current fee for certification enrollment, application and exam is $50 (U.S. funds) for members of NAPT. Non members must pay a fee of $150 (U.S. funds), which includes their NAPT membership for one year. The certification fee is used for processing and is non-refundable. Click here for the NAPT Certification Application

The fees for NAPT members to attend PDS courses are $20 (in person) and $40 (online). PDS courses at the NAPT Summit are available at no charge to current NAPT members. 

Non member fees to attend the courses are $50 (in person) and $100 (online).