FDOT MOT Intermediate

Course Introduction

The intermediate MOT Level is the most popular level taught throughout the state. This 16-hour course is required for personnel with the responsibility or authority to decide on the specific MOT requirements to be implemented in the State of Florida.

You need MOT training if:

  • You are a FDOT employee, contractor, consultant, surveyor, utility company personnel, local maintaining agency, or any other appropriate person.

And if you are responsible for:

  • Work zone traffic control planning, design, implementation, inspection, and/or for supervising the selection, placement, or maintenance of traffic control schemes and devices in work zones on the State Highway System.

The topics include

  • Proper and effective documentation in the event of disputes and litigation
  • Design exercises and problem solving of MOT plans
  • Group workshops on traffic plans
  • Flagging operations
  • Successful completion of this course allows individuals to train flaggers for their company.

Who provides the certificate and how long is it good for?

A written test with a practical examination is required. If successfully completed your certificate will be issued electronically by the FDOT’s MOT administrator.  Visit the MOT administrator’s webpage at www.motadmin.com for more information. Training or refresher courses for all MOT levels are required every (4) four years to continue to be qualified.

Per FDOT, if certification has expired, you must retake the full 2-day course

What is the length of the courses?

Intermediate Training- 16 hours

Other Types of Maintenance of Traffic Training (MOT) offered


MOT Basic (Flagger)

This course is required for all persons with duties that include the direct responsibility for:  placement of work zone traffic control devices; field maintenance of work zone traffic control devices; the inspection of the placement or operational function of work zone traffic control devices; and drafting or electronic generation of work zone traffic control plans(Click Here to view The MOT Basic (Flagger))

Intermediate Refresher

This course is available to those who have a current intermediate MOT but is expiring. All participants enrolled in the IMOT Refresher course must provide the instructor with a government issued identification and a copy of their current MOT intermediate (or intermediate refresher) certification.  Safety Links is not permitted to issue certifications until these documentation requirements are fulfilled
(Click Here to view The MOT Intermediate Refresher Course)

mot-course_fdot-mot-advanced Advanced Training

This course is required the engineer responsible for the Work Zone traffic control plan development (TCP) and the Work Zone traffic control supervisor.
(Click Here to view The MOT Advanced Course)

Advanced Refresher

This course is required the engineer responsible for the Work Zone traffic control plan development (TCP) and the Work Zone traffic control supervisor.
(Click Here to view The MOT Advanced Refresher Course)