This course provides training for staff who are required to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat. This course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attribute to perform traffic control safely for their co-workers and the public.
This course is suitable for any person who may be required to control traffic using a Stop/Slow bat in the Road Construction and Maintenance Industry and school crossing attendants.
There are two components to this course and each are run on separate days. The order of these components vary on the conditions of the day.
Traffic Controller This course provides training for individuals who are required to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat. This course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attribute to perform traffic control safely for their co-workers and the public. This course is suitable for any person who may be required to control traffic using a Stop/Slow bat in the Road Construction and Maintenance Industry and school crossing attendants.
During this component of the course you will learn about the follow areas;
- How to prepare a traffic incident report
- Understand a Traffic Guidance Scheme (TGS) also known as a Traffic Control Plan (TCP) for the site
- Assess and respond to changes in the environment, for example traffic volumes, weather conditions, road conditions, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements
- Carry out risk assessments for personal safety
- Understanding how to participate in toolbox talks
- Understanding the various communication methods and communication devices i.e. two-way radios
- Understand traffic control policy and procedures
After this component of the course is completed you will then return for the second day of training and complete the Implement Traffic Control course
Implement Traffic Control Plans This qualification is for those who are required to setup a Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGS) also known as a Traffic Control Plans (TCP) in accordance with approved Traffic Management Plans.
The skills and competencies learned from the Implement Traffic Control Plan qualification are :
- Carry out risk assessments for personal safety.
- Understanding how to participate in toolbox talks.
- Understand traffic control policy and procedures.
- Use the site/ location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk controls.
- Know basic functions of the Traffic Guidance Scheme / Traffic Control Plan (TGS/TCP).
- Able to interpret various types of plans.
- Understand and make changes to (TGS/TCP) to suit the specific road and work environment.
- Understand how to measure distances and recognise the different types of measuring devices.
- Identify and select the correct types of signs and traffic control devices in line with a TGS/ TCP scheme.
- Install and remove signs and traffic control devices in line with a TGS/TCP.
- Maintain after-hours signage.
- Understand how speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions can affect the worksite.
- Implement a temporary TGS/TCP for emergency or unplanned works, or in-line with pre-approved generic plans or diagrams.
- Plan for emergencies that may arise.
- Understanding the various communication methods and communication devices i.e. two-way radios.
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognized training will be awarded with an RMS Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows them to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for the final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment SOC's are valid for 90 days. You will need to meet the live assessment requirements
Students who successfully complete the live assessment and third party evidence requirements will be awarded the statement of attainment for the following units of competency:
- RIIWHS201D Work Safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
- RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
- RIIWHS205D Control traffic with a stop/ slow bat
- 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.
Duration: 2 days
Time: 8.30am 4.30pm
- A NSW WorkCover Construction Induction Card or equivalent.
- AND HOLD or HAVE PREVIOUSLY HELD ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TWO OPTIONS BELOW: A NSW P1 Driver Licence or equivalent or higher OR A NSW Traffic Controller Photo card that has expired within the last two years).
- A thorough understanding of both written and spoken English.
- All students must provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.
How to Book:
Either Online OR Phone (02) 4262 7072 to secure your booking.
The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) require that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider.
Your rights and responsibilities can be found in our Student Agreement that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.