Caltrans Authorized Safety Training Courses

To be a Caltrans authorized certified flagger training provider, the flagger training must:

  • Cover flagging requirements in:
    • California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (CA MUTCD), Part 6, "Temporary Traffic Control."
    • Section 7-1.03 "Public Convenience" and Section 7-1.04 "Public Safety", of the Standard Specifications.
    • Section 12 "Temporary Traffic Control" of the Revised Standard Specifications.
    • Traffic control system standard plan sheets that show flagging.
    • Caltrans Flagging Instruction Handbook (PDF).
  • Demonstrate proper flagging:
    • Equipment.
    • Signals.
    • Procedures.
    • Standard skills of a good flagger.
  • Cover standard flagger practices for various situations.
  • Discuss flagger station requirements and required temporary traffic control devices.
  • Discuss automated flagger assistance devices.
  • Be a minimum of 4 hours of in-person training (online not accepted).
  • Require that students demonstrate proper flagging procedures to become certified.
  • Include a written multiple-choice test and to successfully become certified, students must answer questions correctly with a passing score of 80% or better.

To become an authorized training provider, you must submit the following to Caltrans.Construction.Safety@dot.ca.gov for approval:

  • The name of trainer and credentials
  • The training material, including the agenda and the exam
  • Copy of Certificate sample with effective and expiration date

Your certification/authorization will be valid for 3 years from the date you're approved and must re-submit for re-certification at least two weeks prior to the expiration for review and approval.

Caltrans will inform you in writing you within 15 working days of receiving your submittal if your training has met the requirements. Your company, if approved will be posted on this site.

Caltrans reserves the right to keep a copy of these training materials for comparison to actual training provided. To evaluate the training effectiveness, a representative of the Department will attend a training class after you are authorized to provide training.

Authorized List for Certified Flaggers Training

caltrans.construction.safety@dot.ca.gov

Name Contact Date Issued Valid Thru Status Instructors
ATSSA
15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22706
Jessica Scheyder 13-Jul-2020 13-Jul-2023 OK Kellie Avila
Robert Beadles
Jeff C Bell
William J Birdwell
Roy Borgersen
Carlos Calderon
John Cannon
Korey Conry
Clifton Evans
Jim S Flores
Chris Franchetti
Daniel Friedman
Louie Garcia
Maribel G Garcia
Miguel Garza
Kristopher W Griffing
Josh Harkness
Mary E Harper
Caleb Haus
Shayne Hill
David Huerta
Brice W Hughes
John S Jackson
Scott A Jones
Greg Kuykendall
Joseph Larson
Fernando D Lopez
Jose Lopez
Richard Lowry
Scott Mahar
Magnum Mauga
Douglas Morehead
Carlos Moreno
Samuel D Mullen
Richard Penhallow
Alfie Pereyda
Lauro Perez
Robert N Preston
Debra L Rader
Miguel Ramirez
Alvaro Reynoso
Brian Rhoades
Craig Rhodes
David Roeder
Terry Romey
Fabian Saucedo
Kimberly Sells
Brian L Stevenson
Mary Sweet
Darryl Utterback
Eduardo Vaca
Robert Vasquez
Greg Venegas
Richard Villegas
Roy Vlaovich
Keaton Voulgarelis
Robert F Wade
Brett Wallace
Tom Wallace
Laborers Training School
1385 W. Sierra Madre
Azusa, CA 91702
Michael Tuttle 26-Jun-2020 26-Jun-2023 OK  
Marsden Master Safety Training
8730 Rideabout Lane
San Diego, CA 92129
John Marsden
28-May-2021 28-May-2024 OK John Marsden
Occupational Safety Training Systems, Inc. (OSTS)
14650 Central Ave
Chino, CA 91710
Mike Geosano
13-Aug-2021
13-Aug-2024
OK
Wende Wylie
Southern California Pavement Striper,
Road Slurry, Seal Coat & Highway Maintenance
Apprenticeship J.A.C Inc.
1074 E. La Cadena Dr. #9
Riverside, CA 92507
John Selover
01-Jul-2021 01-Jul-2024 OK John Selover
Richard Villegas
Gene Good
Traffic Management, Inc.
4900 Airport Plaza Dr. 300
Long Beach, CA 90815
Frank Perez 08-Jan-2021 08-Jan-2024 OK  

To be a Department authorized Traffic Control Technician (TCT) training provider, the training must include the following subjects:

  • Concepts, techniques and practices of installing, maintaining, and removing of temporary traffic control devices.
  • California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (CA MUTCD), Part 6, “Temporary Traffic Control”.
  • Section 7-1.03 “Public Convenience”, and Section 7-1.04 “Public Safety”, and Section 12 “Temporary Traffic Control” of the Standard Specifications.
  • Traffic Control System Standard Plans (T Plans) applicable to highway work zones in California.
  • Pedestrian accessibility and Bicycle considerations.
  • Quality Guideline for Temporary Traffic Control Devices and Features.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Caltrans Flagging Instruction Handbook (PDF).
  • Be a minimum of 8 hours in-person training (online not accepted).
  • Include a written multiple-choice test and to successfully become certified. students must answer questions correctly with a passing score of 80% or better.

To become an authorized training provider, you must submit the following to caltrans.construction.safety@dot.ca.gov for approval:

  • The name of trainer and credentials
  • The training material course subject outline, including the agenda and the exam
  • Copy of Certificate sample with effective and expiration date

Your certification/authorization will be valid for 3 years from the date you’re approved and must re-submit for re-certification at least two weeks prior to the expiration for review and approval.

Caltrans will inform you in writing you within 15 working days of receiving your submittal if your training has met the requirements. Your company, if approved will be posted on this site.

Caltrans reserves the right to keep a copy of submitted training materials for comparison to actual training provided. To evaluate the training effectiveness, a representative of the Department will attend a training class after you are authorized to provide training.

Authorized List for Certified Traffic Control Technician Training

caltrans.construction.safety@dot.ca.gov

Name Contact Date Issued Valid Thru Status Instructors

ATSSA
15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22706

Jessica Scheyder   02-Apr-2021 01-Apr-2024 OK  Robert Beadles
William Birdwell
Rich Bunker
Jim Conroy
David Dennis
Michael Gannon
Shayne Hill
Matthew Johnson
Craig Nielsen
Robert Preston
Craig Rhodes
Kenneth Rudd
Robert Wade
Laborers Training & Retraining
Trust Fund for Northern California
1001 Westside Drive
San Ramon, CA 94583-4099
Scott Mahar
06-Jul-2021 06-Jul-2024 OK

Roy Borgeson
John Cannon
Ricardo Castellanos
Jeff Feigen
Juan Guitierrez
Marcos Guitierrez
Josh Harkness
Avery Jackson
Greg Kukendall
Jose Lopez
Scott Mahar
Lauro Perez
Alvaro Reynoso
Dave Roeder
Eduardo Vaca
Robert Vasquez
Greg Venegas

Laborers Training School
1385 W. Sierra Madre
Azusa, CA 91702
Michael Tuttle 19-Jan-2021 19-Jan-2024 OK
Southern California Pavement Striper, Road Slurry, Seal Coat & Highway Maintenance Apprenticeship J.A.C Inc.
1074 E. La Cadena Dr. #9
Riverside CA, 92507 
John Selover
02-Aug-2021 02-Aug-2024
OK
John Selover
Richard Villegas
Gene Good

To be a Department authorized Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) training provider, the training must include the following subjects:

  • State-specific training using Caltrans Standard Plans for temporary traffic control – T plans
  • The implementation of traffic control plans and techniques for installation and removal of traffic control devices.
  • Reading and interpreting plans, specifications and how implemented in the field.
  • Workshops for designing temporary traffic control setups using real world examples by recognizing, analyzing and correcting deficiencies.
  • Teaching students the necessary skills to become TCS
  • Section 7-1.03 Public Convenience and Section 7-1.04 Public Safety,” and Section 12 “Temporary Traffic Control” of the Standard Specifications.
  • Quality Guideline for Temporary Traffic Control Devices and Features.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Be a minimum of 16 hours in-person training (online not accepted).
  • Include a written multiple-choice test and to successfully become certified. students must answer questions correctly with a passing score of 80% or better.

To become an authorized training provider, you must submit the following to caltrans.construction.safety@dot.ca.gov for approval:

  • The name of trainer and credentials
  • The training material course subject, including the agenda and the exam
  • Copy of Certificate sample with effective and expiration date

Your certification/authorization will be valid for 3 years from the date you’re approved and must re-submit for re-certification at least two weeks prior to the expiration for review and approval.

Caltrans will inform you in writing you within 15 working days of receiving your submittal if your training has met the requirements. Your company, if approved will be posted on this site.

Caltrans reserves the right to keep a copy of these training materials for comparison to actual training provided. To evaluate the training effectiveness, a representative of the Department will attend a training class after you are authorized to provide training.

Training information coming soon.