Flaggers are in high demand in today’s job market. The Flagging for Traffic Control course through CWI will provide you the opportunity to train and receive the certification necessary for your current job or if you are getting started.

Your certification training will prepare you to:

  • Meet Idaho State Department of Transportation requirements
  • Operate in a safe manner
  • Direct traffic to protect highway construction workforce
  • Work in short and long term positions
  • Week night classes are 2, 3 hour sessions
  • Weekend classes are 1, 6 hour session

If your job takes you to neighboring states, the certification you receive through CWI is also good in Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Utah.

Courses are held during the Spring and Fall of each year, but if you or your organization are in need of training outside these scheduled times, contact us and we can discuss possible options.

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Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Our training is open to anyone age 16 or older and out of high school. We hold classes at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

What You Will Learn to Do

  • Flagging for traffic control

Requirements and Costs

Degrees and Certificates

Certificate of Completion


Delivery Formats:

Minimum Age Requirement



Navigating your way through college can be confusing, especially if you try to go it alone. CWI One Stop Student Services offers advising assistance, to help in deciding which courses you need to take to complete your educational goals. Visit Advising for more information or contact One Stop Student Services to schedule an appointment.


Course fee $76 – Includes the certification and textbook

Class costs and fees are subject to change without notice.


There are an assortment of scholarship opportunities available if you qualify to help cover some or all of the costs associated with classes offered through CWI Workforce Development. Call us at 208.562.2700 for more information.

Payment Options

CWI Workforce Development offers you multiple payment options to cover the cost of your program. For more information, visit Payment Options

Career Info


  • Flagger
  • Construction
  • Traffic Control


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