Math Basics for Maintenance Technicians Online Course

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This online course presents math instruction for maintenance technicians in context. Instead of solving abstract math problems, participants will immerse themselves in typical maintenance technician roles and learn how to approach math problems as they would in the real world.

The self-paced course is part of the Math Basics for Highway Technicians series, which offers participants with a wide range of situations requiring everything from basic arithmetic calculations to using complex formulas. It is offered by AASHTO via the TC3 course management system. Students are required to complete the course within one year of their registration.


To access for free, go to the course web page and register with your agency email address, then use promotion code D5X3-B3D9-52CB-4XCX.

For detailed instructions on how to create an AASHTO account and enroll in TC3 courses, check out this short how-to video.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to solve mathematical problems related to maintenance activities, including:

  • Installing drainage ditches
  • Mowing, seeding, and treating large areas
  • Snow plowing and ice control
  • Highway repairs

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this training includes any individual who would like a basic technical math refresher, or introduction to math for highway maintenance.

Accessing the Course

Upon completing your online registration, you will receive an email confirmation of your registration. To access the course, please visit the AASHTO Store website and login with your account email and password. Once you have been enrolled, your course will appear on your account under My Trainings.

If for any reason you do not have access to the course after enrolling, please call 1-800-231-3475 or email for assistance. The course ID code is TC3ED005-19-T1.

Technical Requirements

In order to view TC3 training, you must be on Windows 7, 8, or 10 or Mac OS 11 or later. If you are trying to access the course from a mobile device or using Windows 8.1 RT, the courses will not load as they are not yet licensed for mobile devices.


Students will earn 1.0 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit and 6.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

To earn this credit, students are required to send a copy of the course completion certificate to

More Information

For content- and registration-related questions, please contact AASHTO at 1-800-231-3475.