Instructor InformationThis class is offered in partnership with the California Department of Transportation, Division of Local Assistance. Registration fees are subsidized with funding from the Cooperative Training Assistance Program. Reduced rates are available to employees of California's city, county, regional, and other public agencies only.
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CEUs: CEUs: 0.80
DescriptionThis introductory course covers the essential operational functions of traffic signals and components, starting with basic design plans and diagrams, general rules, and specifications. Participants will learn about signal cabinets and components and how they function, traffic signal detection and calibration, wiring, power, and basic diagnostic skills.
- traffic signals design basics
- design from maintenance perspective
- inside the traffic signal cabinet
- vehicle detection
- wiring of traffic signal
- service box considerations
- troubleshooting of malfunctions
- signal turn-on and acceptance
What You Will LearnStudents learn how to interpret traffic signals plans, diagnose malfunctioned signals, make better infrastructure decisions, and reduce the risk to your agency related to malfunctioned traffic signals.
Who Should AttendThe class is for traffic engineers, electrical contractors, and technicians who are new to traffic signal timing. Experienced practitioners who desire a "refresher" course also benefit. Advanced practitioners with significant experience may not be appropriate for this basic course.
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Cancellation fee is $75. There are no refunds for classes with registration fees of $75 or less. For all other classes, you may cancel your enrollment and receive a refund of your registration fee less $75, provided we receive your written request to cancel at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin.
In lieu of canceling your registration, you have three additional options, you may (1) transfer your registration to another class, (2) receive a tuition credit for the full amount, useable toward a future class, or (3) send a substitute in your place. Please contact us at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin so we may process your request.
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