Basic Work Zone and Flagger Qualification
This course is intended for individuals who perform flagging and temporary traffic control activities on Kentucky’s roadways. Individuals seeking qualification as Traffic Control Technicians and Supervisors are encouraged to take this course prior to taking the Technician and Supervisor Courses. This training session includes lectures, videos, and hands-on exercises to present the following: proper use of personal protective equipment, work zone components and types of operations, flagging procedures, proper and improper flagging operations, as well as methods of communicating with workers and the public. Individuals performing flagging operations on any Kentucky roadway should be trained and qualified every two years. Those who successfully pass the test will be qualified and their results will be provided to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The course also fulfills a requirement for the Roads Scholar Program.