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This course provides training for personnel who are required to set up and work with Traffic Control Guidance Schemes/Traffic Control Plans at a work site. This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat, or to modify existing traffic control plans.
This program is suited to those who have Traffic Controller experience and wish to further their career within the traffic control/management industry
All training and assessment is carried out by RMS Approved Training Providers and qualified RMS Approved trainer/assessors.
For further information, please refer to the RMS traffic control course overview.
Training Course Details:
Time: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Accelerated Training - Level 1, 4a cnr Baan Baan Street & 37-39 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
- An RMS Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows them to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.
Students who successfully complete the live assessment will be awarded the statement of attainment for the following skills sets:
- RIIWHS201D Work Safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
- RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
- RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan
The Statement of Attainment (SOA) is required for an application that we submit to the RMS for the photo-card licence. The licence is valid for 3 years.
- Identify safety implications of traffic control at road works and personal responsibilities.
- Set up, Monitor and Close down traffic control devices according to a nominated TCGS/TCP, to WHS and legislative requirements.
- Operate a two-way radio correctly and effectively.
- Check, clean and store equipment on completion of work and close down a TCGS/TCP.
- Select a TCGS/TCP to suit site conditions, traffic volumes and work activities, and adjust a to suit the specific road environment
- Know the basic function of the TCGS/TCP system
- Adapt to all Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements
- Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
- Conduct an onsite check of a TCGS/TCP to identify any unexpected risks/hazards
- Plan for emergencies that may arise
- Ensure spacing between signs and traffic control devices is in line with a TCGS/TCP
- Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions, weather patterns and surface type
- Maintain traffic incident reports
- Monitor traffic controllers
Assessments will include:
- Theory questionnaires and activities (completed in class)
- On the job practical application and observation (by an RMS approved assessor)
- Provision of workplace samples and documentation
The student must contact Accelerated Training to arrange for an Assessor to come to their worksite to perform the live observation/s on 3 (three) separate live projects.
For the first 2 (two) live projects, the student may choose to obtain a 3rd party report signed by their supervisor.
The 3rd observation must be done by an approved RMS assessor on the job.
Cost: $80 / live project observation anywhere in the Illawarra region during 7am – 6pm.
The fee and arrangement for other locations and times must be agreed between the student and assessor.
- PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
- All students must provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
- An appropriate understanding of both written and spoken English
- CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry (white card)
- Photo ID with current address
- Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and can read and interpret traffic control plans that include specialised symbols
- Writes clear sequenced instructions for using routine/everyday activities
- Records simple and routine information from a telephone message
- Can write tasks to be completed by other staff.
- Completes a range of forms requiring routine and factual data, e/g/ WHS records, inspection reports and checklists
- Demonstrates language use appropriate to some different interactional purposes, e.g. gives and opinion or explanation, makes and enquiry or seeks clarification
- Can identify key information relevant to an exchange
- Can explain routine procedures and give clear sequenced instructions to others
- Follows directions to perform a sequence of tasks and listens for specific information in a formal workplace meeting
- Asks questions to clarify and confirm instructions
- Listens to clear, sequenced instructions of several steps and asks clarifying questions as required
- Communicates using radio equipment, e.g. to report to base on a location or field emergency
- Interprets and comprehends a range of everyday mathematical information that is embedded in familiar and routine texts
- Can interpret and familiar and routine maps and plans
- Uses appropriate technological devices to measure, estimate and calculate length/distance
- Selects and uses appropriate tools and hand held device. e.g. uses tape measure to measure
- Problem solving processes using developing estimation, and other assessment skills.
- Ability to calculate braking distances and speed of oncoming traffic
Accelerated Training is a registered training organisation RTO 41474 and is a Roads & Maritime (RMS) approved training provider.