Transportation Safety

Transportation Safety Courses

A class will be scheduled once the participant minimum is met. Classes will be held at the Center for Workforce Development, 614 N Washington Ave, Springfield, MO 65804. On site classes are available; travel expenses will apply. Please call the OTC Center for Workforce Development at 417-447-8901 or email at cwd@otc.edu

Work Zone Safety Certification Training

This program meets requirements of MoDot for companies and individuals working on roadways in Missouri.

Course Information Cr Hrs
Work Zone Technician (WZT)
  • MoDOT's Missouri Standard Specifications for Highway Construction; Temporary Traffic Control Section 616.3.4(b) ensures that all contractor personnel are trained in traffic control to a level commensurate with their responsibilities
  • Minimum per class is 6, maximum is 15
  • Course cost is $499.00 per person
  • Course length is 8 hours (1 day)
  • Course materials included in price
  • Course will certify completers for 4 years
  • Certficate and wallet card will be issued
Advanced Work Zone Technician (AWZT)
  • MoDot's Missouri Standard Specifications for Highway Construction; Temporary Traffic Control Section 616.3.4(a) requires the contractor to designate a trained person at the project level who has the primary responsibility, with sufficent authority, for implmenting the traffic managment plan and other safety and mobility aspects of the project.
  • Minimum per class is 4, maximum is 12
  • Course cost is $999.00 per person
  • Course length is 16 hours (2 days)
  • Course materials included in price
  • Course will certify completers for 4 years
  • Certificate and wallet card will be issued
Flagger Course
  • MoDOT's Missouri Standard Specifications for Highway Construction; Temporary Traffic Control Section 616.4.3 requires each flagger shall maintain a valid flagger certification card that certifies the individual has been trained in the principles of flagging in accordance with the MUTCD
  • Minimum per class is 8, maximum is 20
  • Course cost is $190 per person
  • Course length is 4 hours
  • Course materials included in the price
  • Course will certify completers for 4 years
  • Certificate and wallet card will be issued

Defensive Driving

TTI works with employers on developing a defensive driving course that will address their unique needs.  Drivers are assessed using both city routes and interstate driving to determine their current skill level and how alert they are to their surroundings whatever they may be.

Course Information Cr Hrs
Defensive Driving Courses

Our highly trained staff is available to consult on customized training or to meet with your safety staff to address a single topic. Areas of expertise include fleet manager training, dispatch & recruiting training as well as safety.  Topics covered can include:

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Speed and space management
  • Safe operation in moving traffic
  • Proper backing techniques
  • Cargo securement and documentation
  • Hazardous material recognition
  • Safe loading and unloading

 Course  Dates & Times
 TTI 651  Call 417-447-8888 for dates & times