BCCSA Traffic Control Person Training (TCP)


Safety is a two-way street. In road construction zones, employers need a sound traffic control plan and drivers need to proceed cautiously and obey directions.

 This course is a two-day standardized course for Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) consists of classroom and practical training and is the only program of its kind accepted by WorkSafeBC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for high-risk traffic control. This two-day training session has been designed to qualify those who work as high-risk TCPs throughout the province of BC. Upon successful completion, TCPs are provided with a three-year record of completion.


While there are certain restrictions on those who may work as Traffic Control Persons, there are no prerequisites for the TCP course.


To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass both the written exam with a minimum mark of 80% and the practical evaluation with 100%.  Records of completion are provided by the BCCSA and are valid for three years.

Course Objectives

Participants who successfully complete the training will understand the following:

  • 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, including personal protective equipment
  • Setting up, maintaining and removing work zones
  • Working around equiBasic and advanced traffic control skills

Upcoming Dates

CourseCourse Start DateCourse End DateEvent CategoriesVenue NameRegister
June 23 – 24, 2018 – Flagging Course (TCP)Saturday, June 23 2018 @ 8:30amSunday, June 24 2018 @ 4:30pm, Metro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
TCP March 25 – 26, 2017Saturday, March 25 2017 @ 8:00amSunday, March 26 2017 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
TCP February 25 – 26, 2017Saturday, February 25 2017 @ 8:00amSunday, February 26 2017 @ 5:00pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister
BCCSA Traffic Control Person Course (*Register Here)Saturday, December 10 2016 @ 8:30amSunday, December 11 2016 @ 4:30pmMetro Safety Training CoquitlamRegister