Introductory training of temporary traffic control in work zones



Course Description

One day/8 hours; Classroom Course; Spanish available

Everyone involved in a construction work zone project should have a basic knowledge of temporary traffic control that allows them to assist in installing traffic control devices, monitoring their performance, and recognizing deficiencies during the course of a project.

The TCT course is an introduction to temporary traffic control in work zones for individuals who work in the field installing and removing traffic control devices. The course provides concepts, techniques, and practice exercises in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices.


Prerequisites & State-Specific Information

Previous experience in temporary traffic control is not required for this course.

In most states, passing this course is a prerequisite to register for the Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) course. Contact ATSSA at 800-272-8772 or email for specific state requirements.


Registration Information

Intended Audience: individuals who perform duties in or around temporary traffic control work zones

Class Size: 40 students maximum

CEUs: 0.75

Registration Fees:

  • $180 ATSSA Members
  • $205 Non-members


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Certification Information

After completing this course, take the next step in your career by adding an ATSSA certification designation.

TCT Certification Requirements:

  • Pass TCT Course with 80% or greater on exam
  • Possess one year (2,000 hours) temporary traffic control experience
  • Complete the Certification Application and pay the Certification Fee
  • Provide two references to verify work experience
  • Be approved by the ATSSA Certification Board

Certification is valid for 4 years. At the end of 4 years, the student must take a recertification exam to be recertified. Learn more about Certification.


  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1077
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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