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Course Information

This Traffic Control Combo course provides training for personnel who are required to Stop/slow traffic, setup, remove and work with Traffic Control Guidance Schemes/Traffic Control Plans at a work site.

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.

 

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 environmentThe 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
  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic with a stop/ slow baton

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.

Training Course Details:

Duration:        2 Days

Cost:              $450

Contact us to receive this great Traffic Control Combo offer:

Phone: (02) 42 627 072
Email: [email protected]

More Information

  • Stop/ direct road users using a stop/ slow bat and understand stopping sight distances
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand a Traffic Control Guidance Scheme (TCGS) 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
  • Participate in toolbox talks (specific to traffic control)
  • Understanding the various communication methods and communication devices i.e. two-way radios
  • Understand traffic control policy and procedures

The skills and competencies learned for the Implement Traffic Control Plan qualification:

  • 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
  • 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)
  • Current Drivers Licence – Red P’s acceptable

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII Resources and Infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions (in the context of traffic control at worksites)

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

Assessment Option 1: 

Assessment Duration: 1- 4 hours (Completes the 2 required assessments)

Dates: Weekly Time: Student must book the live observation assessment with Accelerated Training

Cost: $80 Venue: Accelerated Training Worksite 

Assessment Option 2: Where the student requests an assessment at their own worksite, they must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions. For the first occasion the student may choose to obtain a 3rd party report signed by their supervisor. The second observation must be done by an approved RMS assessor on the job. The student must contact Accelerated Training to arrange for an Assessor to come to their worksite to perform the live observation. 

Cost: $80 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

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII Resources and Infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency must be assessed on the job via 3 (three) separate live projects (in the context of traffic control at worksites)

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

Assessment: 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. 

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. In addition the mapping exercise also identifies levels that may be required in the workplace, below is a sample of LLN levels.
LLN level equal to or above the following:

READING: Level 2

Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and understands clear consistent formats that are written in simple sentences Interpret instructions and information from notices, forms and other forms of written instructions

WRITING: Level 2

Writes short texts with simple structures. Fills in details on simple forms and can complete workplace checklists Records simple and routine information

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Level 2

Asks simple questions and makes statements with reasonable effectiveness where this involves short utterances and highly familiar content. Can use a range of nonverbal communication support such as gestures and facial expressions to express meaning. Can describe a routine task, using workplace specific vocabulary as appropriate supported by body language. Communicates using radio equipment, e.g. to report to base on a location or field emergency

NUMERACY: Level 2

Locates and recognises simple, everyday mathematical information in highly familiar short and simple oral and or written materials. Ability to calculate braking distances and speed of oncoming traffic Follows simple instructions and can measure content, time and distance.

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. In addition the mapping exercise also identifies levels that may be required in the workplace, below is a sample of LLN levels.
LLN level equal to or above the following:

READING: Level 2-3
Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and can read and interpret traffic control plans that include specialised symbols

WRITING: Level 2-3
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.

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Level 2-3
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.

NUMERACY: Level 2-3
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

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.

Accelerated Training is a registered training organisation RTO 41474 and is a Roads & Maritime (RMS) approved training provider.

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