Traffic Control (Flagger)

Master Traffic Control Person skills: signals, safety, and legal compliance. Learn from CCOSH guidelines for effective construction site traffic management.

Traffic Control

(Flagger Training)

Traffic Control Person Flagger

Online Training Course

What is Traffic Control Person Flagger Training?

Navigating construction sites safely involves skilled Traffic Control Persons (TCP). As outlined by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOSH), their roles include guiding, regulating, providing clear signals, and minimizing congestion. This course delves into the legal requirements for TCPs across Canadian provinces, ensuring comprehensive knowledge acquisition:

  • Emphasis on essential work methods, professionalism, and clothing regulations.
  • Mastery of essential tools: signs, barriers, flags, STOP/SLOW paddles, and lights.
  • Optimal positioning strategies for safety, traffic speed judgment, and effective regulation.
  • Proficient communication skills among flaggers and with the public.
  • In-depth understanding of warning signs, channeling devices, and tapers.
  • Special considerations and precautions for night and freeway flagging.

Upon completion, meet legal training standards and be well-prepared for the critical responsibilities of ensuring safety in construction zones through effective traffic control.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

The Traffic Control (Flagger) online course covers the techniques and equipment required for traffic control in a road construction environment, including the legal aspects. The course covers personal protective equipment (PPE), traffic control under different scenarios, and general safety guidelines.

The Traffic control person is also responsible for directing motorcycle drivers and pedestrians, since they are also exposed to hazards.

In this online Traffic Control Person Flagger Training course, the following topics are covered:

    ✔ General Guidelines

    ✔ Barriers, Signs, and Lights

    ✔ Regulating Traffic

    ✔ Flagger Communication

    ✔ Setting Up

    ✔ Special Cases

The completion time of this course is about 50 minutes, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

This Ground Disturbance online course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

I-CAB Approved

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.


Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 50 minutes. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.