Accelerated Training

Health & Safety Chairperson

Accelerated Training Is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 41474) and Is a SafeWork NSW Approved Training Provider.

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We're excited to announce that we're delivering the new Traffic Control Training Program.

Health & Safety Chairperson

The Committee Chairperson course provides committee chairpersons with further skills and certainty in their role so that the WHS Committee can operate more effectively.

This training program was specifically tailored for Endeavour Energy to provide WHS Committee chairpeople with skills and knowledge to successfully facilitate and lead Committee meetings within its organisation.

Focus of the course is on practical application and attendees will do practical exercises in all facets of their role as chairperson.

Course Details

  • Delivery Time: 1 day face-to-face training
  • Dates: Monthly
  • Time: TBC
  • Cost: $220
  • Venue: TBC
  • Purpose of WHS Committee
  • Role of Chairperson
  • Chairperson’s Role in Effective Decisions
  • Problems of Chairpersons
  • How to Prepare for an Effective Meeting
  • How to Chair an Effective Committee Meeting
  • Problem solving and handling others
  • Developing Action Plans

At the completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and role of the Health and Safety Committee
  • Explain the role of the chairperson in the decision-making process
  • Ensure the Committee has an effective impact and all committee members participate
  • Work through a conflict-resolving process to handle difficult situations
  • Review the effectiveness of the Committee so that improvements can be made
  • Maintain control to ensure the committee performs to the highest level
  • List the factors which can inhibit the Committee members from working effectively as a group and know how to deal with them
  • Prepare for and chair an effective committee meeting
  • Prepare agendas and ensure accuracy of minutes taken
  • Draw up an action plan and follow through to ensure desired outcomes

Learning outcomes

  • Collect all required information about a given roadwork project to enable the preparation of a TCGS/TCP.
  • Design a TCGS/TCP, based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
  • Select and modify a TCGS/TCP based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
  • Draw up a TCGS/TCP to recognise other graphical representations such as pedestrian movement plans, vehicle movement plans, and notification of authorities.
  • 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.
  • Incorporate Environmental Management Plans
  • Conduct an onsite check and inspection of the plan and to identify any unexpected hazards/risks.
  • Identify approvals required; identify approval agencies, types of approvals for roadway access, railway reserve access, authority to install signs on roads, variation to standards.
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental condition, weather patterns and surface type
  • Monitor and interpret control systems to apply to the drawing, selection and design
  • Use approved methods and follow recognised local legislation
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
  • 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 affected stakeholders and type of notification required and prepare notifications
  • Calculate costings for TMP development and implementation

Students who successfully complete this Nationally Recognised Training will be awarded:

  • A SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows them to design new traffic management plans and TCGS/TCP’s for road works, produce major upgrades of standard plans and/or inspect traffic control plans on road construction-sites.
  • A Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the following skill sets:
    • RIIRIS402E — Carry out the risk management process
    • RIICWD503E — Prepare traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes

The Statement of Attainment (SOA) is required for application we submit to the SafeWork NSW for card licence. The licence has a 3-year expiry.

Accelerated Training is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment and will be issuing the statement attainment for the skill set else if the training is provided by an authorised third party.

This training program was specifically tailored for Endeavour Energy to provide WHS Committee chairpeople with skills and knowledge to successfully facilitate and lead Committee meetings within its organisation.

There are no training package pre-requisites for these units of competency, although RMS has set minimum course pre requisites to obtain a photocard in NSW, see below Participants who hold one of the following current ‘Apply Traffic Control Plans’ photocard

  • Current ‘Implement Traffic Control Plans’ photocard (full qualification)
  • Current ‘Select and Modify Traffic Control Plans’ photocard
  • Current ‘Design and Inspect Traffic Control Plans’ photocard
  • (Equivalent qualifications from other jurisdictions)

Or, for those who do not hold formal Traffic Control/Management qualifications such as engineers and project managers and they wish to complete the course, they will be eligible if, they hold a tertiary qualification that is relative to the road construction, civil construction or engineering.

This must be determined upon enrollment and a thorough Training Needs Analysis (TNA) is required

Generally course timing will be based on the individual and or group, although RMS stipulates a minimum of 3 (three) full days of training (excludes additional time for post work project assessments).

Language, Literacy and Numeracy levels have been mapped for each course in an effort to demonstrate the minimum levels that are required to complete training.

LLN level equal to or above the following:

Reading: Level 4-5

  • Ability to read and understand highly complex information and can reflect on the explicit and implied purpose of the text and its potential impact
  • Reviews relevant national, state and local legislation and regulations relevant to the job role
  • Identifies and extracts relevant information from complex diagrams, graphs and charts
  • Identifies critical information from a plan and can translate and convey concepts and ideas
  • Analyses and evaluates the validity of information sources and make recommendations
  • Understands specialised vocabulary and acronyms relevant to own fields of expertise and interest

Writing: Level 4-5

  • Ability to write and organise content in a manner that supports the purposes and format of what is required
  • Can demonstrate sophisticated control of a broad range of text types
  • Writes a technical/design brief or a complex work instruction based on client or stakeholder requirement
  • Prepares data for team or stakeholder using graphs
  • Writes clear and detailed instructions organised sequentially to be completed
  • Compiles reports with input from a range of sources
  • Understands and uses appropriate specialised vocabulary in a variety of situations

Oral communication: Level 4-5

  • Engages in complex oral negotiations, such as exploring issues, problem solving, reconciling points of view or bargaining
  • Determines clients or stakeholder requirements to inform a design or technical brief
  • Actively participates in workplace meetings
  • Listens to a set of instructions detailing changes to work processes and notes key changes and the reasons for the changes
  • Sequences complex technical instructions to ensure understanding, including pitfalls to be avoided when training others to use equipment
  • Interacts effectively with members of the public to identify and remedy problems

NUMERACY: Level 4-5

  • Ability to draw upon mathematical knowledge and experience, diagrammatic, symbolic and other mathematical processes
  • Can extract, interpret and comprehend detailed maps and plans. Uses and applies relevant ratio, rates and proportions e.g. scales on maps and plans
  • Uses developed estimating and assessment skills to check the outcomes and decide on the appropriate degree of accuracy required
  • Selects and flexibly uses a range of specialised tools, hand held devices, computers and technological processes

Learning: Level 4-5

  • Ability to draw selectively on experience to adapt past learning to new circumstances
  • Draws on a repertoire of strategies to clarify and extend understanding
  • Develops and trials own approaches to a task when templates and guides are not available
  • Actively seeks feedback from others as a way of improving performance, e.g. approaches peers, manager or customers
  • Attempts complex tasks/activities requiring sophisticated conceptualisation and analysis that may be carried out over an extended period of time, e.g. major projects requiring research and recommendations
  • Draws on prior knowledge to assess, and where required renegotiate, the nature and scope of what has to be done
  • Develops a brief for a complex project that includes several staff with different skills
  • Uses software options to organise and present complex information
  • Uses highly developed formatting, drafting and editing skills to refine thinking and clarify a message for others

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) requires 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.

Accelerated Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 41474).

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 Learner Handbook that should be read before enrolling into any of our courses.