Specification Package Preparation Training

This training provides valuable information and techniques to prepare specifications packages for Department Contracts.

There are two (2) components:

  1. A prerequisite video (instructions are provided on the landing page) which must be viewed at least one week before class. This prerequisite also includes a link to download the files and review them. You must familiarize yourself with the documents before attending this fast-paced class. 
  2. The instructor-led virtual class is in real-time, with hands-on training in our Specs on the Web application.   


Please note this training is mandatory for all Engineers of Record to sign and seal a specification package. (FDOT Procedure Specifications Package Preparation, Topic No. 630-010-005).

A confirmation email will be sent to the email provided two weeks before the training date.

All classes are online from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

Thank you for your interest in the Specifications Preparation Package Training.

Good news! The Specs on the Web application is undergoing a complete rewrite. Classes will not be offered after the October 11, 2023, class until the rewrite is complete in 2024. Please check back to this web page for details and updates.


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Upon completion of the Consultant Specification Package Preparation Training, consultant Engineer of Record must take the online Specifications Package Preparation Re-certification Computer-Basic Training (CBT) every 5 years to maintain eligibility to sign and seal Department Specifications Packages. Upon completion of the Re-certification CBT, the consultant Engineer of Record must send a copy of the Course Completion form to the State Specifications Office at CO-SPECDEV@dot.state.fl.us.

A link to the online recertification CBT is below:

Please direct questions and/or comments to CO-SPECS SOTW.