Qualifying to perform a certain job or task, such as flagging or spotting, often requires proof that you have the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certification and certificate programs can provide this evidence and many times are part of a job application process.
The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) provides a variety of certification programs for road, traffic and highway professionals. Visit the ATSSA website to apply.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) provides two safety certificate programs designed especially for roadway construction: Safe Backing & Spotting, and Safety Certificate for Transportation Project Professionals.