Flagger Certification Training Course

Overview

The Flagger Certification Training Course is designed to teach workers the importance of safely directing traffic through an active work zone

Individuals working in this type of role are responsible for providing clear direction and communication to protect the safety of workers, pedestrians and the motoring public traveling through the work zone.

Students will learn the proper use of flagging signals, references, practices and devices.

Objectives

At the end of this roadway safety training course; successful students will know how to apply the lessons learned to safely and effectively perform flagging activities in work zones.

Agenda

This Flagger Training Course will cover the following topics:

  • Signals
  • Procedures
  • Regulations and Standards
  • Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Best practices
  • Flags and how to use them

Assessment

Classroom demonstrations and hands-on practice are used to demonstrate key skills. Students will need to take a written test and a practical exam and on successful completion will be issued a certificate and flagger certification card.

Who Should Attend?

Flaggers are required to receive adequate training to perform the job.  Anyone responsible for directing traffic through a work zone should attend this class before working as a flagger.   

Suggested Progression

Traffic Control Technician Training Course

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FAQs
  • How will I know what to bring to the course?

    All trainees will receive "Course Joining Instructions" via email 7 to 10 days prior to the course start date.  This email will contain all pertinent information about the course and any requirements for the training.