Improve worker and motorist safety with this 6-hour training!

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control training provides a basic understanding of work zone traffic control needs and the proper use of traffic control devices for typical maintenance operations. You’ll learn what to install, and when, how, and why to install it. You’ll also complete group activities and hands-on exercises to apply the new information.

The workshop covers requirements from Part 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) in a way that maintenance supervisors, crew leaders, and foremen can understand and apply. Specific requirements taught include:

  • Standards and Guidelines
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Parts of a Work Zone
  • Types of Tapers
  • Duration, Location, Volume, Speed, Type of Roadway
  • Typical Traffic Control Applications
Work Zone Traffic Control from APTech for MLA Module A

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved with work zone traffic control can attend this class. This includes:

  • Maintenance supervisors and engineers.
  • Maintenance and construction crews.
  • Utility employees.

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control is a required course of the Road Scholar Program.


Robert Attaway, MSCE, is a maintenance and traffic engineer with 30 years experience teaching and researching maintenance operations and work zone traffic control. Robert worked for the Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University and has worked as a contractor for government, state and private agencies. He has developed and implemented work zone traffic control training programs for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the South Carolina Department of Transportation, and New Jersey Department of Transportation and Technology Transfer Centers in these states.


Complete the below form to register. The registration fee is $30 and is payable by check or credit card.

For check payment, send a check with a copy of your Registration confirmation email to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith. For credit cards (all major types accepted), you may pay using the registration form, or the option on the Training page.

Cancellations must be made one week prior to the workshop to receive a 50% refund.  Substitutions are accepted.  No shows will forfeit their registration fee. For questions, please call 775-420-4811 or email

Register for Upcoming Classes

Please use the form below to register for upcoming in-person classes and certain online classes (if looking for most of our online courses, check out the training page for links). You will receive an email confirming your registration with further instructions.



NVLTAP accepts checks and all major credit cards. Instructions for payment will be provided in your confirmation email.

NVLTAP accepts checks and all major credit cards. Instructions for payment will be provided in your confirmation email.