This half day course fulfils the training requirements of a Mechanic engaged in the field undertaking work in a break down situation at various locations to maintain traffic network flow whilst ensuring the safety of workers, the public and or vehicle driver. This course meets the requirements of appropriate training to meet the requirements of the relevant state Traffic Management Code of Practice.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Australian Standard 1742.3: Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 3: Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads
  • Relevant state Traffic Management, Code of Practice
  • The laws relating to traffic control at work sites
  • Hazard identification and Risk Assessment for locations relating to road side break downs
  • Job Safety Analysis / Safe work method statement
  • Correct configuration of road work sites
  • Taper devices, types and correct lengths for traffic delineation for breakdowns
  • Sign display for breakdown situations
  • Traffic Management Plans
  • Correct procedure for implementation of designs and devices at breakdown locations
  • Processes for calculating the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • Requirements for the wearing of high visibility garments at road work sites

The duration of this training course is for four hours of theory and assessment for all students. This course requires attendance and participation in a training program delivered by one of our qualified trainers. The course will be delivered entirely face to face and will include a mix of theory with individual and group activities for the competency assessments.

There are no defined course prerequisites. Students must be able to read and understand the English language and be able to undertake some basic arithmetic.

Successful students will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance. A wallet sized card, with photograph, will be issued to all successful students deemed to be competent.

This course can be presented at your location for groups or companies with a specific requirement quantity to a maximum of 10 persons.

Alternately this course can be presented at various locations nationally as required.

This course is only offered to persons actively engaged in organisations where the primary role is the attendance at road breakdown situations.