Flagger Training

Online MUTCD Compliant
Traffic Control Flagger Training

Our 4-hour online course covers the basics of working as a traffic control flagger, as well as information on work zone setup, devices, and other key MUTCD standards.

This training is currently accepted in Connecticut.

NOTE: This program is not for Washington State flaggers. If you are seeking training for Washington, you must take our in-person course.


What’s included:

  • Self-directed online course
  • Knowledge quiz

You will earn:

  • Certificate of completion

Fast and effective

Our course is fun, informative, and can be completed in as little as one day.

Learn at your own pace

Start and stop the course as needed, and your progress will be automatically saved.

Instantly print certificate

Upon completion, you can instantly print your certificate of completion.

Train your whole team

We can set your company up with a unique training portal. Contact us for details.

Federally-compliant MUTCD Flagger training

The content in this course complies with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), which is the federal standard for traffic control. 

This training is valid in the State of Connecticut.

Note that some states and other jurisdictions have additional guidelines, rules, and requirements.

If you are working outside of Connecticut, Evergreen Safety Council makes no guarantee that this course satisfies the requirements for flaggers in your jurisdiction. If you are unsure, check with your supervisor or agency representative. 

If you are seeking to become a flagger in Washington State, you need a separate certification—visit our Washington Flagger page for details.

Interactive and fun

If you want to get a sense of the look and feel of our online flagger training, check out the course demo by clicking the button below.

How our online course compares

Topics covered
National competitor’s
Flagger clothing and equipment
Flagger signals
Dealing with angry motorists
Flagger placement
Flagger tapers
Buffer space
Railroad crossings
Weather-related health hazards and dehydration
Channelizing device types and condition
How to read a TCP
Advance warning sign spacing
Merging, shifting, and shoulder tapers
Calculating number of channelizing devices
Work zone setup and removal
Pedestrian and bike lanes
Sign and lane marking removal

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Connecticut flagger training

Register today and get certified to work as a traffic control flagger! Your certification will be emailed to you upon completion of the course.

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What are the physical requirements/demands of a flagger?
  • 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
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Do I have to have a picture on my card?

No. The cards are designed to be valid with a Government issued photo ID (such as a state ID card or driver’s license).

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What is the minimum age to qualify as a flagger?

Because flagging is classified as a hazardous job, flaggers must be at least 18 years old in order to receive a Flagger Certification card.

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Can I use my card in other states?

Washington and Idaho State Flagger cards are accepted in the states of Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington for Department of Transportation projects.

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What are the course policies?


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