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. Learn about recertifying.


Certification Designations:


*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

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

  1. Complete the training course(s) associated with the certification you are pursuing.
  2. Successfully pass, with a grade of 80% or better, the final examination offered at the completion of the training course(s).  Instructors must score a 90%.
  3. 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


Training Group Plans


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. View details by state

We offer three convenient ways to recertify:

  1. In-person at a scheduled course
  2. In-person with an ATSSA-approved proctor
  3. Online, if available at ATSSA.com/My-Account/My-Certifications#/webform/Web_MyCertifications

Please download and carefully read the recertification request form to make sure that you understand the criteria for retaining your certification. A completed application and payment must be sent to customerservice@atssa.com to begin processing recertification requests. Expired certifications that fall within the six month grace period are subject to a $25 administrative fee.

Disclaimer: ATSSA provides training and certification but neither constitutes employment by ATSSA.