Maintenance Stormwater Online Course

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This course is based on the Maintenance Stormwater Field Guide. It covers topics related to best management practice inspection, common operational practices, good housekeeping, and other pollution source control measures. The tips in this course and the related guide will help attendees in complying with federal and state regulations for stormwater quality. It will also help achieve a greater level of environmental stewardship.

The course includes three modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Stormwater Maintenance
  • Module 2: Roadside Maintenance Activities
  • Module 3: Facilities Management

This self-paced training is offered 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:

  • Describe stormwater maintenance activities
  • List stormwater maintenance practices related to pollution prevention and erosion control
  • Describe facility management practices related to stormwater pollution prevention

Who Should Take This Course

This course is intended for maintenance staff and those involved in the implementation of common best management practices.

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 TC3MN028-16-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 0.5 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit. To earn this credit, students are required to send a copy of the course completion certificate to

This course offers 3.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). You will see the PDHs on your course completion certificate, which also serves as documentation of your attendance. PDH requirements vary; therefore, it is up to you to determine whether or not this particular course qualifies under your state or board requirements.

More Information

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