TRAFFIC CONTROL ROAD WORK SIGNING AND SAFETY FOR GENERAL ROAD WORKERS

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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 road work, construction or event location to maintain traffic network flow whilst ensuring the safety of workers, the public and or event participants. This course suits workers who do not require the RII units of competencies for their worksite locations. 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:
CPPCMN2001B Control and direct traffic
LGAWORK201A Control traffic at a work site
LGAWORK302A Oversee traffic control plan around a work site


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 Management
  • 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 one day of theory and assessment for initial students and six 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 three competencies undertaken. A wallet sized card, with photograph, will be issued to all successful students deemed to be competent.