TRAFFIC CONTROL ROAD WORK SIGNING AND SAFETY COURSE – NORTHERN TERRITORY

This course fulfils the requirements for WZ2 & WZ3 NT

This two day course conducted in the Northern Territory 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 road work, construction or event location to maintain traffic network flow whilst ensuring the safety of workers, the public and or event participants 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:
RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan

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The following topics are covered by this course:

  • 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 works on roads
  • Job Safety Analysis / Safe work method statement
  • Correct configuration of road work sites
  • Taper devices, types and correct lengths for traffic delineation
  • Sign section for works
  • Sign distances for speed reduction and other signs
  • Traffic Management Plans
  • Correct procedure for implementation of signs and devices at road work sites
  • Controlling Traffic using the Stop / Slow Bat
  • 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 sites

The duration of this training course is for two days of theory and assessment for initial students and eight hours training for refresher courses. 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 Statement of Attainment for the two competencies 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 WZ2 and WZ3 accreditation.

These courses are presented at various locations within the Northern Territory on a regular basis.  Please see our website for course dates at www.atcprograms.com.au .  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.

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