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Professional Certificates and Diplomas

Traffic Signal Control – From Design to Implementation

  • CPD Value: This course is awarded 24 CPD hours


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IHE Members £1,750 + VAT
Non Members £1,995 + VAT

Full Details

This course is for managers, engineers and technicians involved in the management, design or implementation of traffic control systems. The course is organised by IHE in conjunction with major UK industry players and complements the JCT Consultancy training programme.

The course is linked to the IHE Professional Certificate/Diploma in Traffic Signal Control allowing delegates to test and demonstrate their knowledge skills and competence with support and guidance from leading practitioners. Successful completion of parts 1 & 2 of the course will contribute towards the Certificate/Diploma.


  • Basic Principles
  • Traffic Management Policy, Legislation and Advice
  • Signal Design: Specification and Installation
  • Controller Specifications
  • Electrical Design Consideration of the Specification LV & ELV
  • Safety Audits & Safety Reviews
  • Risk Assessments
  • Managing for Safety
  • Factory Acceptance Testing
  • Site Acceptance Testing
  • Detection for Traffic Signal junctions
  • SCOOT & MOVA: Basic Principles
  • Maintenance Contracts
  • Asset Management

Course Aims

The eight sessions are structured around the Design Manuals for Roads and Bridges and the Code of Practice for the Management of Electronic Traffic Equipment. Part 1 focuses on pedestrian
crossings with an introduction to traffic signal junction design. Part 2 examines the concept and detail design of traffic signals.

Delegates learn:

  • To plan and manage the implementation of traffic control schemes
  • To prepare TR2500 data sheets
  • To conduct factory and site acceptance tests
  • To develop maintenance contracts and to monitor them

Delegates are expected to have either attended an introductory signals course or have a year’s relevant experience.

Attending the Course

Delegates attend eight morning sessions (one week apart) and complete assignments, practical activities and an end of course assessment.

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance with CPD just for attending the course.

Achieving the Certificate or Diploma

If you wish to go on to gain the Professional Certificate or Diploma then you will need to submit an Individual Portfolio of Evidence, which documents how you have achieved the competencies required. Click here to view the guidance document and application form. Please note: the fee to submit your application is included in the cost of the course.

Achieving Professional Registration

In addition, courses have an additional day set aside to make an application for EngTech Professional Registration.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellations made less than 21 days before the meeting will incur a 50% charge. Any cancellations made within 10 days of the event will be charged at the full delegate rate. You can of course send replacement delegates.

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