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Flagger Training

National Safety Council Flagger Training

4- Hour Training


Controlling traffic through work areas is one of the most important -- and dangerous -- operations in construction maintenance. The National Safety Council's Flagger Training Course is a comprehensive skill-building session that meets federal industry guidelines: the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) guidelines and the ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999. The Office of Highway Safety, the Federal Highway Administration, and several state Departments of Transportation have reviewed this program.

We train on-site or at our location. We offer members’ discounts as well as discounts for groups of 4 or more. Please contact us for details at 314-621-9200.

State Requirements

IL: Flaggers shall be certified in accordance with Sec 701.3 Flaggers (pg. 585) from Illinois Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.

MO: Flaggers shall be certified in accordance with Sec 616.4.3 of the Standard Specifications.


Please Note: Flaggers must be re certify every 4 years beginning April of 2016.

Helpful Link to State Flagger Certification Requirements:

Training Goals

The primary objectives of the program are to train flaggers to provide safe passage of traffic through and around work areas and to minimize confusion by bringing standard flagging procedures to our nation's highways. To get your crew members trained and certified in safe flagging techniques in four hours.

Who Should Attend

This course is a must for novice construction work zone flaggers in both one- and two-person flagging operations. Experienced flaggers can attend this course as a refresher/recertification. All attendees receive a certificate of course completion.

What You Will Learn

Thorough understanding of flagging procedures and proper use of required equipment

Improved flagging skills from hands-on training, classroom activities, and a flagging skills test

Increased ability to coordinate traffic movement through the work zone

Pricing and course time span may vary at some locations, as indicated. Contact the Administering Office directly for additional information in those instances. Training course only, no job or job placement is offered or guaranteed.



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