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



Course Description

Two days/16 hours; Classroom Course; Open, Closed or Co-sponsored Option*

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

This course is designed to train those who will be actively involved in designing or supervising temporary traffic control in Virginia work zones. Students are taught concepts, techniques, and practices in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices specific to the Commonwealth.

Additionally, students will be taught legal aspects of temporary traffic control, installation and removal procedures, flagging procedures, and other considerations such as pedestrians, nighttime work, and urban areas. Several workshops included in this course provide hands-on experience in analyzing and designing temporary traffic control set-ups for various real life situations.

NOTE: This course is recognized as ATSSA's TCS 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. Completion of the VA Basic (TCT) course is not required to take this course.

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


Registration Information

Intended Audience: individuals involved in designing or supervising temporary traffic control in Virginia work zones

CEUs: 1.50

Registration Fees:

  • $355 ATSSA Members
  • $395 Non-members
  • $315 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 Intermediate Certification Requirements:

  • Pass the VA Intermediate (TCS) training course with 80% or greater on exam
  • Possess two years (4,000 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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