Dedicated to providing certification and training for road and work zone professionals

Gain a competitive edge by becoming ATSSA certified. ATSSA is the leading certification and training organization for road, traffic, and highway professionals. For more than three decades we have provided quality road safety training and certification solutions. After completing one of our high-level safety training courses, take the next step in your career by adding an ATSSA certification designation.

Certification Designations:

  • Flagger*
  • Certified Pedestrian Safety Professional (CPSP)*
  • Flagger Instructor Training (FIT)*
  • Pavement Marking Technician (PMT)
  • Traffic Control Technician (TCT)
  • Guardrail Installer (GI)
  • Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS)
  • Truck-Mounted Attenuator Operator (TMA)
  • Traffic Control Design Specialist (TCDS)
  • Washington (TCS)
  • Virginia Basic (TCT)
  • Florida Intermediate (TCT)
  • Virginia Intermediate (TCS)
  • Florida Advanced (TCS)
  • Virginia Advanced (TCDS)


*Certification is included with this course; no application necessary.


Certification Benefits

We are committed to providing the best possible educational experience. Our safety and work zone training courses are designed around real-world challenges and incorporate tools and exercises that transfer learned skills to the daily work environment.


Benefits to Your Company

  • Promotes industry professionalism and excellence
  • Helps reduce corporate liability
  • Provides compliance with state mandates
  • Helps reduce employee turnover and improve morale
  • Contributes to increased innovation and cost savings
  • Promotes your company’s commitment to safety within your community


Benefits to You

  • Reflects commitment and dedication to safety
  • Improves career opportunities
  • Enhances marketability and competitive advantages
  • Establishes industry recognition and professional credentials

The Certification Process

In order to be certified, you will need to meet the following criteria to receive a designation through the ATSSA Certification Board:


  • Complete the training course(s) associated with the certification you are pursuing.
  • Successfully pass, with a grade of 80% or better, the final examination offered at the completion of the training course(s).
  • Apply for the designation by completing the certification application, providing the names of two references familiar with your work history, and returning the application to ATSSA with the appropriate certification application fee.

ATSSA reviews and verifies your application, training and work experience.

Upon validation of the application and work experience, and approval by the ATSSA Certification Board, you will receive certification, which is valid for up to four (4) years.


  • Certification Application Fees
    $109 for ATSSA members
    $130 for non-members



With ongoing regulatory, compliance and industry safety changes, ATSSA requires recertification every four (4) years* to ensure that certified individuals stay up-to-date with the latest standards and techniques necessary to effectively perform their jobs and ensure both public and worker safety.

*Flagger certification length and standards vary by state. For details, click here.

To recertify, download the Recertification Request Form. Mail or fax the completed form and payment to ATSSA.


  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1077
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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