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Work Zone Traffic Control Technician Qualification

This course is intended for individuals working for governmental agencies, utilities, and private highway industry who place, monitor, and maintain traffic control devices on public roadways in Kentucky. Included in the curriculum are concepts, techniques, and practices in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices. Tort liability and risk management are discussed, as well as recognition and identification of deficiencies during the course of a construction or maintenance project. The principal course text is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Individuals seeking qualification as Work Zone Traffic Control Technicians are encouraged to take the Basic Work Zone Traffic Control and Flagger Course prior to taking this course. This course is a prerequisite for the Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor Qualification. Technicians must be qualified through training and testing every five years. Those who successfully pass the test will be qualified and their results will be provided to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Dates & Locations


This course is from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am. Please refer to the Canvas Page for more details



  • Introduction and Class Overview
  • General Terms and Procedures
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Break
  • Traffic Control Zones (TCZ)
  • Flagging Operations
  • Mobile and Short Term Work Zones
  • Lunch
  • How to Read & Interpret Work Zone Plans to Set Up a Traffic Control Zone
  • Group Activity – Hands-on Work Zone Setup
  • Break and Evaluations
  • Liability Issues and Case Studies
  • Break and Evaluations
  • Test


  • $185 per participant

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.