Flagging & Traffic Control Certification

Flagging & Traffic Control Certification - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College

Gain the education to become a safe and certified professional flagger, and leave with your certification in hand. In this all day workshop, you will learn how to ensure the safety of both workers and drivers during road construction and repair projects.

Through visual movements and appearance, the flagger must establish authority and confidence so traffic responds consistently in a timely manner. The flagger communicates to drivers whether they need to stop, change lanes, proceed more slowly, or maneuver as necessary around the work site in order to keep everyone safe.

The trained flagger is the key factor in establishing proper warning and traffic control to assure workers' safety and to see that traffic moves cautiously and consistently through the work zone.

The contents of this class will provide you, the flagger, with the information and procedures necessary to enhance the safety of both workers and drivers while in typical street and highway construction and repair projects.

This is the required certification for applying for a flagging and traffic control position in the State of Washington with reciprocity in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The certification manual used for this class incorporates required information from the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Part 6 of the Temporary Traffic Control for Standards and Procedures in the State of Washington.

  • Location: South Seattle College's Georgetown Campus (Address: 6737 Corson Ave South, Seattle, WA 98108), Building C, Room #GTC0111
  • Bring a pencil and necessary stationery to class for note taking and the exam. 
  • Seats are limited. Register early to secure your spot. Registration of this class closes at 3:00 PM one day before the class start date. 
  • Fee includes book and flagger certification card. Certification is valid for three years in Washington/Oregon/Idaho/Montana.



Class Details

Seattle Central Requires COVID-19 Vaccines and Masks for Students & Staff 

Seattle Colleges will be a fully vaccinated higher education institution in accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent COVID-19 Proclamations. The decision comes after consultation with the board of trustees, health and safety officials, and labor partners. 

Full vaccinations are required for students, staff, and faculty coming to campus this fall, with exemptions for medical or religious reasons. This allows the colleges to reopen and return to in-person teaching and learning, to the fullest extent possible, while safeguarding against transmission of COVID-19 and its variants. Students must report vaccination status by Nov. 1; we will update Continuing Education students about the process for that soon. 

In accordance with Washington State guidelines for the college, everyone attending in-person classes is also required to wear a face mask inside buildings, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

In addition, everyone who comes to an in-person class (Capitol Hill, Wood Technology Center, Seattle Maritime Academy and Georgetown) will be required to complete a daily health screening questionnaire each day that you visit. Please take time to review the COVID Procedures: https://www.seattlecolleges.edu/coronavirus/current-covid-19-procedures.


Fall 2021

  • 1 Fridays ; Nov 19 to Nov 19 ; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location : SCOFF; Room SC - Off Campus - 3400000
  • Fee : $85
  • Class ID : 38796 ; SKU : 32608