Recognized as ATSSA's TCT course by the state of Virginia



Course Description

One day/8 hours; Classroom Course; Open, Closed or Co-sponsored Option*

ATSSA is an approved provider for this Virginia state-specific Basic Work Zone Traffic Control Training course.

This course provides an introduction to temporary traffic control in Virginia work zones for individuals who are relatively inexperienced in this area. It teaches concepts, techniques, and practices in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices specific to the Commonwealth.

NOTE: This course is recognized as ATSSA's TCT course even though the state mandates a different course title.

*This course has a closed or co-sponsored option, available for hosting or scheduling by interested organizations and companies. If no training classes are available at this time, contact ATSSA at 800-272-8772 or email to schedule a training class in your area.


Prerequisites & State-Specific Information

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

Students are required to complete a written examination and will receive a certificate of completion.


Registration Information

Intended Audience: all individuals involved in construction work zone projects in Virginia

CEUs: 0.75

Registration Fees:

  • $180 ATSSA Members
  • $195 Non-members
  • $165 VDOT employees


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Certification Information

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

Virginia Basic Certification Requirements:

  • Pass the VA Basic (TCT) training 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. To learn more about here


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



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