Transit Safety and Security Audit Course

Discover what makes an effective audit. Prepare for and conduct a simulated safety audit of operational processes to verify safety performance. Evaluate the effectiveness of and conformance to safety risk controls. Learn the expectations for planning and conducting audits, reporting audit results and maintaining records.

  • Prerequisite: Not Listed
  • Training Duration: 25 hours, 30 minutes over 3 days
  • Training Resources: Pretest, exercises, final exam


Transportation Safety Institute

Transit Type


Target Audience

State Safety Oversight Personnel, Transit Agency Internal Auditing Personnel, FTA employees and Contractors.

Learning Objectives

  • The System Safety and Security Audit (definition, terminology, purpose and scope of audit, professionalism
  • The audit process
  • Scope of the audit
  • Scheduling
  • Notification
  • Document requests and reviews
  • Audit checklists
  • Interviews
  • Verification
  • Findings and recommendations
  • The audit report and presentation
  • Corrective Action Plans
  • Follow-up and tracking
  • The audit cycle
  • The audit program
  • Auditing success

Assessment of Learner Performance

Final Exam

Delivery Method

Instructor-led Training

Point of Contact

Jamie McAlvain



Restrictions for Use

Not Listed



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