Q. What new certifications will be rolled out first and when will they be available?
A. Traffic Signal Technician, Traffic Signal Field Technician Level II, Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician, Signs & Pavement Markings Technician Level I and Roadway Lighting Technician Level I will launch late fall 2022/early 2023. Exact dates will be announced as soon as the certifications are available.
Q. Will additional certifications be offered?
A. Yes. Plans are underway for Traffic Signal Senior Field Technician Level III, Signs & Pavement Markings Technician Level II, Traffic Signal Inspector, Traffic Signal Construction Technician Level II and tentatively Transportation Center System Specialist Level I. IMSA will publish information additional information as it becomes available.
Q. What type of support materials, manuals etc… will be offered with the new certifications?
A. That is still being determined and updates will be posted as they become available. Be sure and check out the IMSA Blog under Resources on the IMSA website.
Q. Are certification renewals impacted by the new certification rollout?
A. No, renewals are dependent on completing the 16 hours of continuing education within three years prior to the certification expiration date. Fiber Optics requires 8 hours of continuing education and Work Zone certification renewal requires 4 hours.
Q. What if I do not have the required number of continuing education hours for renewal?
A. Please contact the IMSA certification team at email@example.com or 321-349-3555.