This one day course fulfils the training requirements of a Traffic Controller who is responsible for the implementation of traffic control devices and control and management of traffic at a sporting or community event location to maintain traffic network flow whilst ensuring the safety of workers, the public and or event participants. This course is also offered as refresher training to meet the requirements of the Road Management Act Worksite Safety Traffic Management Code of Practice.NRTColourLogo-tmp-v1.00

Nationally recognised units of competency covered in this course:
RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans

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
  • Road management Act 2004: Code of Practice, Worksite Safety – Traffic Managament
  • The laws relating to traffic control at event locations
  • Hazard identification and Risk Assessment for works and events on roads
  • Job Safety Analysis / Safe work method statement
  • Correct configuration of road work and event sites
  • Taper devices, types and correct lengths for traffic delineation
  • Sign section for works and events
  • Sign distances for speed reduction and other signs
  • Traffic Management Plans
  • Correct procedure for implementation of signs and devices at road work and event sites
  • Controlling Traffic using the Stop / Slow Bat and correct Radio operations
  • Processes for calculating the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • Dealing with non-compliant motorists
  • Correct methods for pedestrian management
  • Road widths and detours for traffic
  • Requirements for the wearing of high visibility garments at road work and event locations

The duration of this training course is for one day of theory and assessment for initial students and for refresher courses. This course requires attendance and participation in a training program delivered by two 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 Statement of Attainment for the two competencies undertaken and a Certificate of Attendance for the events management components. A wallet sized card, with photograph, will be issued to all successful students deemed to be competent.

These courses are presented at our location in Ringwood on an as needs or mutually agreed time and date or they can be presented at your location for groups or companies with a specific requirement or a viable quantity to a maximum of 20 persons.

Alternatively, this course can be presented at your location for groups or companies with a specific requirement or a viable quantity to a maximum of 20 persons.