Trans-Plant Training is a SafeWork NSW approved training provider for Traffic control training.

Traffic Control Combo course is a combination of the Traffic Controller and Traffic Management Implementer course allowing you to set up and prepare a site & use a stop / slow bat.

This course does NOT qualify a participant to modify existing traffic control plans.



Course Fee

$420» Include SafeWork NSW fee.


$150» Two (2) live practical assessments.

Location

  • Penrith
  • Burwood
  • Liverpool
  • Parramata

More Details

Course Description

This Traffic Control combo course is designed for those who wish to stop and start traffic using a stop/slow bat, portable traffic light or boom gate and at the same time being able to set up, monitor and close down traffic guidance schemes.

This combo course will help participants gain the skills and knowledge needed to

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances.
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes.
  • Maintain traffic incident reports.
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGSs) also known as Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) for the site
  • Assess and respond to changes in the environment, for example traffic volumes, weather conditions, road conditions, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements.
  • Carry out risk assessments for personal safety.
  • Participate in toolbox talks (specific to traffic control).
  • Use communication methods and devices.
  • Conform to traffic control policy and procedures.
  • Identify safety implications of traffic control at road works and personal responsibilities.
  • Set up, monitor and close down traffic control devices according to a nominated TGS/TMP, to WHS and legislative requirements.
  • Operate a two-way radio correctly and effectively.
  • Check, clean and store equipment on completion of work and close down a TGS/TMP.
  • Know the basic function of the TGS/TMP system.
  • Locate and apply required legislations, documentation, policies and procedures including documentation required for worksite projects and required traffic management.
  • Locate and apply required legislation, regulations, codes and procedures including Austroads Codes of Practice and WHS applicable to temporary traffic management.
  • Adapt to all work health and safety (WHS) and operational requirements.
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control.
  • Conduct an onsite check of a TGS/TMP to identify any unexpected risks/hazards.
  • Plan for emergencies that may arise.
  • Ensure spacing between signs and traffic control devices is in line with a TGS/TMP.
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions, weather patterns and surface type.
  • Maintain traffic incident reports.
  • Monitor traffic controllers.
Units of Competency
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management process
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set-up and program portable traffic control devices
Entry Requirements

Participants must

  • Be 17 years of age and above
  • Have a current SafeWork NSW White Card (or equivalent).
  • Provide original ID documents that add up to at least 100 points in line with SafeWork NSW ID points table. Within these documents, you must be able to show your photo ID, date of birth, signature, and current residential address.
  • Provide evidence to demonstrate Australian / New Zealand Citizenship or Residency.
  • Have physically ability to demonstrate lifting equipment, signs and devices for training and assessment.
  • Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI) number.
  • Complete Trans-Plant Training Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment.

This Traffic Control Combo course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance to complete the Traffic Control Combo course due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 1800 577 301 or [email protected] to discuss your training needs.

Attendance

This course requires two days (8 hours) attendance of classroom-based training with allocated breaks and completion of 1 day (6 hours) live practical assessments.

Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the course to complete the necessary enrolment paperwork.

If participants arrive 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time, entry to the course will be refused.

Participants need to wear suitable work boots, long trousers, long sleeved shirt, hat and a high visibility vest (or shirt) for all practical training and assessments.

Training & Assessments

Traffic Control combo training will include

  • classroom activities.
  • theory questionnaires and group activities.
  • minimum practical traffic control simulation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments.
  • minimum practical implementation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments.

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII resources and infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency included in the Traffic Controller course must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions (in the context of traffic control at worksites) and whereby all units of competency included in the Traffic Management Implementer course must be assessed on the job via 3 (three) live projects (in context of traffic control at worksites).

Assessments will include

  • theory questionnaires and activities.
  • on the job practical application and observation (by a SafeWork NSW approved RTO).
  • provision of workplace samples and documentation.
Certification

After successful completion of the theory and practical training, you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) which allows you to work immediately under supervision within its period of validity.

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days, during this time you will be required to complete two (2) live practical assessments in order to receive your SafeWork NSW Traffic Control Work Training (TCWC) card.

After successful completion of both your two-days class-room based training and one-day live practical assessments, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by Trans-Plant Training listing all the units of competency included in this training course. Trans-Plant Training will then submit notification to SafeWork NSW to issue you with a SafeWork Traffic Control Work Training (TCWC) card.

Note: Your SafeWork NSW TCWT card may take up to four (4) weeks to arrive in post from SafeWork NSW. Please consider that your Statement of Completion may expire before your card is received. If you don’t receive your card, please contact SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.