Traffic Controller

People required to control traffic with a stop-slow bat must undertake training to become an authorised traffic controller. This traffic controller training course allows you to stop and slow traffic as required. Whilst the general public refer to controllers as lollipop operators, the responsibilities of these key people are greater than most realise.

Course Code & Name

RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller Skill Set

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Cost

$250.00 course fee (inclusive of 90 day RMS Statement of Completion certificate, Statement of Attainment, and RMS photo card)
$50.00 on-site final assessment with a RMS Accredited Assessor (if 2 employer testimonials can be completed)
$70.00 on-site assessment with a RMS Accredited Assessor (if 2 employer testimonials cannot be completed)

 

Upcoming Traffic Controller Courses

Date/Time Event Spaces Left Price
20/09/2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Refresher - Traffic Controller - Penrith 15 $200.00
08/10/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith -1 $250.00
14/10/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
23/10/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 15 $250.00
28/10/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
04/11/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
06/11/2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Refresher - Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $200.00
14/11/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
20/11/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
25/11/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
04/12/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
09/12/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00
18/12/2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Traffic Controller - Penrith 16 $250.00

 

Training Room

BROADWALK ARCADE, Suite 2F,
458-470 High Street, PENRITH NSW 2750

Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd Entry Requirements:

  • SafeWork NSW WHS White Card or interstate equivalent
  • Adequate literacy & numeracy skills
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number
  • 18 Years of Age

Units of Competency

RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop-Slow Bat
RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace

Volume of Learning

New Workers, and Existing Industry Workers who have not previously completed the RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller Skill Set:

  • Pre-course: 2 hours
  • Classroom:6 hours
  • Practical Training: 2 hours
  • Assessment Onsite: minimum 24 hours

Recognition of Prior Learning

Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd offer an assessment only pathway for the competency RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller Skill Set. RPL will not be offered to any participant until the competency RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller Skill Set is up for renewal.

Roads and Maritime Services Assessment Requirements

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII Resources and Infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency must be assessed on-the-job on a minimum of three (3) separate occasions. Assessments will include:

  • Theory questionnaires
  • On-the-job practical and observation (by a RMS Accredited Assessor)
  • Provision of workplace samples and documentation

Topics Covered

  • Locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates completion of controlling traffic with a stop/ slow bat that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than three (3) occasions
  • Understand stopping sight distances
  • Reading and interpreting the work instructions and planning work activities accordingly
  • Directing and controlling Pedestrian & Vehicle traffic
  • Communicating to drivers and pedestrians clearly using hand signals
  • Using approved communication devices such as hand held radios or phones to transmit message and report of offenders
  • Identifying communication strategies and systems
  • Operating communications systems and equipment to convey meaning to others
  • Communicate clearly and promptly to others
  • Interpreting other communications such as flags, lights, signs, bells and whistles
  • Identifying and reporting communication faults and deficiencies
  • Sourcing, interpreting, clarifying and applying site safety information
  • Carrying out work instructions that complies with WHS policies and procedures
  • Selecting, wearing and caring for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Identify and report on WHS issues to appropriate personnel
  • Recognising and following procedures to respond to alarms
  • Working with a Safe Work Method Statement for traffic control
  • Working safely at night
  • Managing fatigue and hydration
  • Identifying and managing environmental issues on site
  • Identifying situations where additional traffic controllers may be used
  • Comply with State/Territory regulations on three separate live traffic projects

On Completion

THIS COURSE DOES NOT QUALIFY A PARTICIPANT TO SET UP, WORK WITH, DESIGN, OR
MODIFY TRAFFIC CONTROL PLANS, TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLANS, OR TRAFFIC
CONTROL GUIDANCE SCHEMES

On successful completion of RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control – Traffic Controller Skill Set, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Trans-Plant Training Pty Ltd, and a Traffic Controller photo card with a three (3) year expiry, issued by Roads and Maritime Services

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