Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Work Zone Flagger

Instructor Development Course


Effective July 1, 2010, anyone directing traffic in a work zone must have completed NC DOT — approved Flagger Training.

Controlling traffic through work zones is one of the most important and dangerous operations in road construction and maintenance. In this National Safety Council's Flagger Instructor Course, you will learn to teach work zone crews standard flagging procedures and how to provide safe passage in and around work areas.

This course will cover:

  • The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
  • ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999
  • How to get students involved in the course
  • How to use course materials
  • Administrative responsibilities
  • Adult learning needs
  • Developing effective teaching skills

When teaching your employees, Flagger Participant Guides must be provided for each student to keep. The laminated guides cost $2.50 each for English or $3.50each for Spanish and include one security-controlled, non-reproducible certificate of completion with wallet card. Flagger certification is good for four years.

Instructor Candidates will receive the Flagger Instructor Kit - Flagger Packaged Training Program that includes:

  • fully scripted Instructor’s Manual
  • CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentation
  • MUTCD Parts, 1, 5, and 6
  • laminated Participant Guide with wallet card

There is a $25 annual renewal fee


$295 Member/Non-Member     8 MESH Hours

2017 Dates:

December 15 in Raleigh


2018 Dates:

March 6 in Charlotte
June 5 in Raleigh
October 15 in Charlotte
December 4 in Raleigh

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CANCELLATION POLICY: We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

Onsite Training!

Your Place or Ours

Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220