Traffic Signal Senior Bench Technician Level 3 Certification Program

Program Description:

This refresher/review seminar and Bench Technician exam is designed for the experienced Traffic Signal Bench Technician. Topics covered include: The role of today’s bench technician, test equipment, NEMA TS1 and TS2, 170, 2070 and ATC/ITS controllers and cabinets, as well as standard and optional equipment and components. The IMSA Microprocessors in Traffic Signals is a requirement of this certification, the electronics requirement for this certification is included in 100-question exam. This refresher/review seminar does not cover any of the fundamental or applied electronics portions of the Senior Bench Technician Level III requirement or any part of the microprocessor requirement.


  • Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Certification or BC TCP (must provide copy of valid certificate)
  • Traffic Signal Field Technician Level 2
  • IMSA Microprocessors in Traffic Signals
  • Five years experience in the traffic signal field

Who Should Participate:
Individuals who participate in all aspects of Traffic Signal specialties should participate in these seminars. That includes everyone from Traffic Signal operations people to Traffic Signal Design and management. The materials and seminars are a valuable resource for people seeking training to expand their knowledge in design, installation, and maintenance of traffic signal systems.

Benefits of These Programs:
These seminars will take the student through all levels and facets of Traffic Signal maintenance and operations. Each level will enhance the students knowledge and understanding of the Traffic Signal Technician field.

Certification Renewal Policy:
While IMSA memberships are purchased annually, IMSA Certifications are valid for a period of 3 years from date of issue.  There are three options for renewal ... Read more