Flagger (Traffic Control Person)



Validity of certifications

  • 3-year expiry


  • Ability to stand for long hours controlling traffic
  • High vis vest, hard hat, safety gloves, and safety glasses required for practical component of training


  • 100% attendance, and minimum 80% mark for written knowledge evaluation, and successful accomplishment of practical component

Class Size

  • Minimum 3, Maximum 15

Course Duration

  • 8 hours in total
  • 5 hours in-class training
  • Practical components – 2 hours of hands-on controlling traffic in mock-up traffic control zone
  • Depending on complexity of practical session and number of students, duration of the course may be extended

This course is delivered based on Alberta Construction Safety Association Flagger training program.

Course Content

  • Flagging
  • Legislation, Contracts and Policies
  • Equipment and Apparel
  • Flagger Position
  • Practices and Procedures
  • Communication with the Public
  • Flaggers Code of Conduct
  • Traffic Control Signals

 Participants Materials

  • Student Book
  • Flagger log book


780-983-0155, info@oscts.ca