Offered in Mt. Vernon, Everett, Renton, Kent, Tacoma, Sumner, Lakewood, Olympia and Chehalis, this class prepares students to receive a Flagger Certification card, which is valid for 3 years in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Students must be at least 18 years old and must bring a valid State I.D. Card or Drivers License to the class. There is an open book test at the end of class in which you must have a passing score of 80% in order to receive your certification.
Class is eight hours long
Students receive Traffic Control Flagger Certification Handbook (yours to keep and reference on the job)
Students take an open book test at the end of the class
Successful completers receive a Flagger Certification Card
Students must be at least 18 years of age
Course Fee (payment in full is required to receive certification)
$77 for members, $85 for non-members. Costs includes all materials
Payment in full is required to receive flagging card.
Receive and communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly, and courteously | Move and maneuver quickly | Control signaling devices, such as paddles | Understand and apply safe traffic-control practices | Recognize dangerous traffic situations and warn workers | Stand for prolonged periods on uneven surfaces (up to 10 hours) | Traverse uneven surfaces and terrain | Stoop, kneel, or crouch | Grasp, push, or pull | Hear warnings | See dangerous situations | Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds | Receive, understand, and take positive appropriate action based on information/instructions presented verbally and/or in writing
The following community and technical colleges may offer open-enrollment flagger training.
Classes are usually part of continuing eductation, extended learning, or other non-credit programs.