Traffic Controller & Implement Traffic Control Plans

2 days, 8am until approximately 4:00pm, plus worksite assessment up to 2 hours.
Minimum 6 — Maximum 12
COURSE CODE: TRAF10
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Eyewear
Gloves
Hard Hat
Safety Boots
Vest
Overview

The skills attained in this course are appropriate for persons who will be directing traffic with the use of a stop/slow bat and setting up traffic control measures at a roadwork site.

What will be covered
  • Know the basic function of the TBS/TCP system
  • Understand and make changes to TGS/TCP to suit the specific road environment in accordance with risk assessment
  • Stop/direct road users and understand stopping sight distances, using a stop/slow bat
  • Maintain traffic incidents reports and a daily diary
  • Assess and respond to changes in the environment, such as traffic volumes, weather conditions, road conditions, WHS and operational requirements
  • Carry out risk assessment for personal safety
  • Participate in traffic control toolbox talks
  • Use communication methods and devices
  • Conform to traffic control policies and procedures
  • Implement a temporary TGS/TCP for emergency and/or unplanned works or in line with pre-approved generic plans or diagrams

A Statement of Attainment for the following units, which comprise RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control—Traffic Controller Skill Set and RIISS00041 Implement Traffic Control Guidance Plan Skill Set:

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a stop/slow bat
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan
  • Successful participants are eligible for a Traffic Controller card issued by NSW RMS
  • Candidates will be required to complete a logbook in the workplace, and undertake worksite assessment within 90 days of completion of the course. Coates Hire Training Services will schedule regular live site assessment events for this purpose.
  • Candidates will also be required to request a workplace supervisor complete an observation testimonial document attesting to workplace skills. Where this testimonial is not available, candidates will be required to undertake two live site assessments.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age and provide photo identification.
  • The skills attained in this course are appropriate for persons who will be directing traffic with the use of a stop/slow bat and setting up traffic control measures at a roadwork site.
  • Candidates must successfully complete an online language, literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrollment.
  • Coates Hire Training Services highly recommends participants hold CPCCWHS1001 Work Safety in the Construction Industry or equivalent.
  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills are required to the level of completing workplace forms
  • Problem solving activities
  • Problem solving questions—written
  • Group participation
  • Work type activities
  • Observation of practical skills

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Traffic Controller & Implement Traffic Control Plans