Traffic Control Supervisor

Idaho Certification

A Traffic Control Supervisor, or TCS, helps supervise the setup and safe operation of traffic control measures in work zones. Build your career in this in-demand field with the 2-day Idaho Traffic Control Supervisor certification course. Need a recert? Attend our 1-day recertification class to renew.


What’s included:

  • 2-day certification class, or
  • 1-day recertification class
  • Certification exam

You will earn:

  • Idaho TCS card (valid for 4 years)


  • Verification of 2000 hours of work zone experience
  • Valid Flagger card from OR, WA, ID, or MT
  • For recert only: valid ID TCS card

Don’t just go through the motions. Become a certified TCS.

Traffic Control Supervisors are in high demand. If you have more than a year of full-time work zone experience, earning your TCS certification could help you maneuver towards a better career.

What will I learn in the ID TCS course?

This course will help you understand and apply federal and state highway construction and traffic control standards. You’ll receive a comprehensive training manual and supplemental reference materials to assist you in passing the open-book exam. When you complete the course, you’ll be ready to deal with the technical and practical issues that come up when supervising traffic control in various work zones.

What are the prerequisites for my ID TCS course?

Use the table below to find out which documents you need to submit for your course and certification type. Submit documents using our online form.
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Verification of 2000 hours of work zone experience
Valid Traffic Control Supervisor card
Valid flagger certification card from OR, WA, ID, or MT
ID Traffic Control Supervisor certification
ID Traffic Control Supervisor recertification

What does “verification of 2000 hours of experience” mean?

TCS candidates must submit proof that they have the required number of hours of work zone experience. This verification documentation must be submitted in the form of 2 signed letters (or 1 letter with 2 signatures). Usually these letters are signed by your current or former supervisors.

How will I get my ID TCS card?

Once you pass the knowledge exam with an 80% or better and submit all required documentation, your card will be processed within 5 business days. It will be sent to you at the mailing address you provide during your registration.

The Idaho TCS card is valid for 4 years.

Ready to get in the zone with a TCS certification?

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