Be Road Savvy and Job Ready
In this Traffic Control
Certification course participants will experience both
classroom and practical instruction.
Prerequisites & Qualifications
Cost of Course and Bonuses
What a Student Must Bring to Class
Frequently Asked Questions
Desirable Character Traits
The TCP Certification Course is a two-day
training session designed to qualify those who work as
TCP's throughout the province of BC. Workers'
Compensation Board requires that any worker stopping traffic
must be certified by a recognized training course.
Mandatory course to become a
certified TCP (flagger).
Only course accepted by
WorkSafeBC in accordance with Occupational Health and
Written exam and practical
BCCSA’s standardized training
curriculum for TCPs
graduates receive a certificate valid for three years
$250 (this price increase is effective January 1, 2020)
Course Prerequisites & Qualifications:
Must be at least 16 years of age
There may be certain
restrictions on those who may work as TCP's
pass written exam with a minimum mark of 80% and the
practical evaluation with 100%
Key emphasis on safety and
competence - after successfully completing
your training, you will be familiar with:
Roles and responsibilities of
TCPs, employers and supervisors
Regulations and standards,
including those set out by Ministry of Transportation,
WorkSafeBC and the Motor Vehicle Act
Traffic control equipment and
devices, as well as personal protective equipment
Setting up, maintaining and
removing work zones
Working around equipment
Basic and advanced traffic
The course is affordable, at a
$250 (effective as of January 1, 2020). A minimum deposit of $50 is required with the
balance due prior to the beginning of class on day one.
Classes are limited to fourteen students and registrations
are on a first come/first serve basis, so early registration
is recommended to ensure space is available on the dates you
Course manuals and work-books,
which are provided at the time of registration. We
cannot emphasize enough the advantages of pre-reading
the material so you are familiar with the work.
Equipment & safety gear for
the practicum is provided during the course. You
must provide your own CSA Approved Class 1 steel toed
REFUND POLICY: No refunds
without 48 hour EMAIL notice only.
As an Alumni of the Academy you
will receive exclusive benefits and opportunities upon
registration, such as:
Free photo for certification/documentation
Employer contact list and job
Lane closure workshops
Group deals on skill upgrades
Resources for career
Preparation & What a
Student Must Bring to Class
Please, we ask that you arrive prepared
and on time.
We cannot emphasize enough the advantages of your
pre-reading the course material so you are familiar with the
work. Also review the lists below to ensure you are
ready to start with the rest of the class.
What happens on day one:
Bring your course manuals to class.
When you register you will receive all the necessary course
materials - manuals and workbooks.
The balance of your
registration fees are due prior to commencement of
Bring a smile. One of
the first things we do is take your photo. Most TCP training schools will
request that you bring a passport sized photo with you,
but at the Academy we will take your photo and process it for
your laminated wallet certification ID which is sent
to you from the regulating authorities at a later date.
You are issued a temporary certification in the
Be well rested and alert. It
may be an intense two days of learning as lots of
information is presented and new skills must be learned
to pass the examination.
On day 2
You will need your manual for
the open book examination.
There is a outdoor practical session
for hands on practice.
During the practicum you will
You MUST wear CSA Approved
Class 1 steel toed work boots (you will not be able to
participate in the practicum without these).
Wear or bring clothing suitable for the
weather. The Academy will provide you with a proper
hard hat, wrist cuffs, high visibility vest and all the
necessary equipment needed for the practical session.
These items are to be returned to the instructor at the
end of the practical session.
To successfully complete the
course, you must pass the written exam with a minimum
mark of 80%. This is an open book exam with a time
limit or 25 minutes, so you must be familiar with the
material and how to find what you require.
Then you must pass the
practical evaluation with 100%.