Who is This Course for?

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge for those responsible for controlling, directing and managing the flow of traffic, through, past or around worksites using a traffic control bat, hand signals, and/or portable traffic control devices such as; portable traffic control signals, variable message boards (VMS) and/or boom gates. Workers responsible for installing traffic control plans / traffic guidance schemes and applying the procedures of a traffic management plan must have the Implement Traffic Management qualification.

This course has been designed to ensure all students hold the relevant qualifications to work as a traffic controller and install temporary traffic management solutions e.g. signage, equipment, devices and portable traffic control signals. This course has been designed to ensure you receive the necessary skills and knowledge to leave the course job ready.  This should be a primary consideration when selecting approved providers who may be offering condensed courses of less than (5) days.

What qualification will I receive?

After successfully completing the initial theory and practical training the student will receive a Statement of Completion which is valid for 90-days and can be used immediately to work on live roads legally. No extensions are offered after the expiry date is determined by NSW SafeWork. At the successful completion of the full training and assessment program, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment - Traffic Controller Skill Set and Traffic Management Implementer Skill Set (equivalent unit).

After receiving a Statement of Attainment, students details are submitted to NSW SafeWork who coordinate students competency cards. This process can take up-to 6 weeks for NSW SafeWork to send out.

Safework NSW ATP number 800145.

What will I learn?

RIICOM201E – Communicate in the workplace

  • How to plan and prepare for workplace communication using equipment and systems
  • How to communicate using communication equipment and systems
  • How to carry out face-to-face routine communication
  • How to complete written documentation.

RIIWHS201E – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

  • How to access and apply site safety procedures
  • How to apply personal safety measures
  • How to apply operational safety measures
  • How to maintain personal wellbeing
  • How to identify and report incidents.

RIIWHS205E – Control traffic with stop-slow bat

  • How to prepare to control traffic
  • How to control traffic and operate communication devices
  • How to conduct housekeeping activities.

RIIWHS206 – Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs

  • How to prepare to control traffic with portable devices
  • How to control traffic with portable traffic control devices
  • How to conduct housekeeping activities.

RIIWHS302E - Implement traffic management plans

  • How to prepare for and implement traffic management plans
  • How to set out traffic control plans / traffic guidance schemes
  • How to monitor traffic control plans / traffic guidance scheme
  • How to close down work activities.

RIIRIS301E - Apply risk management processes

  • How to plan and prepare for risk management
  • How to identify and assess unacceptable risk
  • How to identify and recommend risk controls
  • How to contribute to the implementation of risk controls
  • How to review risk management documentation.

RIIWHS303 - Position, set up and program portable traffic control devices

  • How to prepare to use portable traffic control devices
  • How to commission portable traffic control devices
  • How to de-commission and remove portable traffic control devices from site
  • How to conduct housekeeping activities.

Entry Requirements and Pre-requisites

  • All candidates must supply a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Available at www.usi.gov.au.
  • All candidates must be either an Australian Citizen, permanent resident, NZ citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • All candidates must provide 100 points of Identification.
  • All candidates must successfully complete a language, literacy, and numeracy test
  • All candidates must hold a current NSW White Card
  • Full PPE is required for training and assessment – students must arrive in long pants, long sleeve shirt and closed in shoes.

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered as a face-to-face program including face-to-face training, knowledge tests, assessment tasks and simulated activities.

Course Duration

The duration of this course is 40 hours face-to-face.

Cost

This is a fee-free, NSW Government Smart and Skilled subsidised program for eligible students. The standard fee of $899 is 100% subsidised for course participants.

How to Apply

To apply for this course, please contact Affirm Training on 9699 7711, email info@affirmtraining.com.au or apply below.

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