Traffic Signals Design/Engineering Technician Level 2 Certification Program

Program Description:

The Traffic Signal Design/Engineering Technician Level II certification indicates the holder has a thorough background in traffic signal technology from seminar work and experience. The Design/Engineering Level II certification indicates the technician has additional training on traffic signal control systems planning, design, theory of operation and legal/regulatory issues. Areas of training include industry standards, liability and regulatory considerations, traffic data collection, site inspections (prior to signal design), detection design, intersection phasing and timing plans, volume density and coordination timing, equipment selection and project management. The certification holder will be prepared to make a substantial contribution to the design of signalized intersections, whether employed by a private firm or a public agency, where new or re placement traffic signal planning and design is the focus


  • Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Certification or BC TCP (must provide copy of valid certificate)
  • Traffic Signal Technician Level I
  • Two 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