Flagger Certification

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.

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.

Endorsed By

Endorsed by American Association of Safety Councils