Prepare Work Zone Traffic Management Plans

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Prepare Work Zone Traffic Management Plans  This new qualification has been upgraded and will enable you to create a traffic management plans as well as design, select and modify Traffic Control Plans (TCP’s), also known as Traffic Guidance Scheme (TGS) and conduct inspections.

Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded:

  • 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

Students who successfully complete the live assessment will be awarded the statement of attainment for the following units of competency:

  • RIIWHS201D Work Safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIIRIS301D  Apply Risk management processes
  • RIIGOV401D Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems
  • RIICWD503D Prepare work zone traffic management plan

The Statement of Attainment (SOA) is required for application we submit to the RMS for the photo-card licence.  The licence has a 3 year expiry. Course Outline The skills and competencies learned for the Guidance Plan - Developer qualification:

  • Prepare and develop a Work Zone Traffic Management Plan
  • Design a Traffic Guidance Scheme/ Traffic Control Plan (TGS/ TCP) to suit the specific road environment
  • Select and modify a TGS/ TCP based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief
  • Incorporate environmental management plans
  • Follow organisational and legislative WHS policies and work procedures
  • Use approved methods and follow recognised local legislation
  • Select signs for a TGS/TCP (as required)
  • Sign-off a TGS/TCP (if required)
  • Keep records of all modifications to the TGS/TCP
  • Monitor control systems and interpret control systems to apply to the drawing, selection or design
  • Identify all potential hazards and implement appropriate risk treatment control measures
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
  • Conduct an on-site check of the plan to identify any unexpected risks/hazards
  • Able to interpret various types of plans
  • Understand how to measure distances and recognise the different types of measuring devices
  • Interpret standards/requirements with local policy and procedures
  • Draw up a TGS/TCP to recognise other graphical representations such as pedestrian movement plans, vehicle movement plans and notification of authorities.
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental condition, weather patterns road surface type
  • Identify record keeping structure, type of records to be maintained, approvals, duration that records must be maintained
  • Interpret engineering plans and drawings, interpret and apply relevant standards, interpret manufacturer’s specifications, interpret engineering terms and phrases
  • Determine the recommended spacing between signs and traffic control devices in line with standards; measure width of trafficable surface; calculate edge clearances to barriers, cones and clearance to work personnel, collate traffic volume data, type and class of vehicles
  • Determine lane capacity, road network performance and lane closure restrictions
  • Identify impacts from any concurrent or adjacent works
  • Identify times and dates of any planned public events that may result in increased or redistributed traffic patterns
  • Identify approvals required, identify approval agencies, types of approvals for roadway access, railway reserve access, authority to install signs on roads, variation to standards
  • Identify affected stakeholders and type of notification required and prepare notifications
  • Develop and design a TCG/TCP in accordance with relevant regulations, standards and road authority requirements

Course Details:

Duration: 3 days
Dates: Monthly
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $975

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  • A thorough understanding of both written and spoken English
  • Photo ID with current address.
  • A thorough understanding of both written and spoken English.
  • All students must provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.
Participants must hold one of the following:
  • Current ‘Apply Traffic Control Plan' photo card, OR
  • Current ‘Implement Traffic Control Plans’ photo card, OR
  • Current ‘Select and Modify Traffic Control Plans’ photo card, OR
  • Current ‘Design and Inspect Traffic Control Plans’ photo card, OR
  • (Equivalent qualifications from other jurisdictions)


  • For those who do not hold formal Traffic Control/Management qualifications; such as engineers and project managers will be eligible if; they hold a tertiary qualification that is relevant to the road construction, civil construction or engineering. This must be determined upon enrolment and a thorough training needs analysis (TNA) is required.
How to Book:

Either Online OR Phone (02) 4262 7072 to secure your booking.

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