This course is designed to prepare contractor representatives to present the 4-hour Flagger Training course to employees wishing to become qualified flaggers. In addition to basic training in fundamental concepts of work zone traffic control and flagging, adult training techniques will be presented, discussed, and demonstrated. Individuals interested in receiving training or training others as an escort flagger in accordance with Texas law and Chapter 22 of the Basic Peace Officer Course can take this class to meet the new regulatory obligations.


  • TxDOT's emphasis on flagging operations
  • The requirements of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) on flagging operations
  • Demonstrating how to set up flagging operations in accordance with the TMUTCD
  • Describing safe set-up and take down procedures
  • Demonstrating the appropriate use of flagger hand-signaling devices
  • Demonstrating effective teaching and presentation techniques

Upon successful course completion, students will receive a Certified Instructor for Qualified Flaggers certificate, which will be valid for a three-year period. This certificate permits the student to train qualified flaggers in accordance with the TxDOT requirements.

Upon successful course completion students will also receive:

  • A fully scripted Instructor's Manual
  • CD-ROM with PowerPoint presentation
  • MUTCD Parts, 1, 5, and 6
  • Qualified Flagger Reference Guide
  • Temporary Traffic Control Trifold

Additional Flagger Reference Guides and Trifiolds may be purchased from UT Arlington.

UTA will contract with an organization to deliver a course at its location and at its convenience. Contract classes are best suited for organizations looking to train a minimum of 10 or more students. (Max class size of 20.) To get a quote on training, please email or call 817-272-9632.

UT Arlington reserves the right to change or cancel any class. In the unfortunate event that a class must be changed or cancelled, you will be notified by phone and/or email. (Please provide us with the best way to contact you during the day.) The decision to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment will be made approximately one to two days prior to the class. In the event that a class for which you have registered is cancelled, you may choose another class or receive a refund in accordance with the UT Arlington-CE Refund Policy.

CodeCourse NameCityBeginsEndsFee
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerArlington10/26/2110/26/21395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerHouston11/09/2111/09/21395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerAustin01/11/2201/11/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerArlington02/08/2202/08/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerSan Antonio03/08/2203/08/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerHouston04/12/2204/12/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerAustin05/10/2205/10/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerArlington06/14/2206/14/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerSan Antonio07/12/2207/12/22395.00
FLG522Qualified Flagger Training & TrainerHouston08/09/2208/09/22395.00

These courses may be offered at a future date. Click the course Title link for more information.

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