This course fulfils the requirements for WZ4 NT

This one day course fulfils the training requirements of a mobile works escort driver who is responsible for the implementation of traffic control devices and control and management of traffic at a line marking, mobile works or frequently changing work location to maintain traffic network flow whilst ensuring the safety of workers or the public in the Northern Territory. This course is also offered as refresher training to meet the requirements of the Permit to Work within NT Government Road Reserves.NRTColourLogo-tmp-v1.00

Nationally recognised units of competency covered in this course:
RIICRM201E Escort mobile works

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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
  • Permit to Work Within NT Government Road Reserves
  • The laws relating to traffic control at work sites
  • Hazard identification and Risk Assessment for mobile works on roads
  • Job Safety Analysis / Safe work method statement
  • Correct configuration of works convoys at road work sites
  • Taper devices, types and correct lengths for traffic delineation using works vehicles
  • Sign selection for works for various types of linemarking, mobile works or frequently changing works locations
  • Traffic Management Plans for works convoys
  • Correct radio operations
  • Positioning of vehicles in the works convoy
  • Processes for calculating the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • Calculation of traffic Speed using Distance and Time.
  • High visibility garments at road work sites

The duration of this training course is for one day of theory and assessment for initial students or for refresher courses. This course requires attendance and participation in a training program delivered by one of our qualified and road works experienced trainers. The course will be delivered entirely face to face and will include a mix of theory with individual and group activities for the practical competency assessments.

There are no defined course prerequisites however, students should have the Northern Territory WZ2 & WZ3 accreditation as this unit of competency requires WZ2 & WZ3 skills to complete some elements.  Students must be able to read and understand the English language and be able to undertake some basic arithmetic.

Students must present a current Australian Drivers Licence to enable their application to the MVR for their WZ4 accreditation to be processed. Students must also have a Construction Industry General Induction White Card to enable them to gain employment in the road works or traffic management industries.

Successful students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency undertaken. A wallet sized card, with photograph, together with a parchment statement will be issued to all successful students deemed to be competent which can be used to make application at the NT Motor Vehicle Registry for the WZ4 accreditation.


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