Traffic Controller - NSW

2 days, 8am until approximately 4:00pm, plus worksite assessment up to 2 hours.
Minimum 6 — Maximum 12
Learn how to stop and direct traffic safely using a stop/slow batRead more
Hard Hat
Safety Boots

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.

The skills attained in this course are appropriate for persons who will be directing traffic with the use of a stop/slow bat at a roadwork site. The skills required to set up Traffic Control Plans are not included in this course.

What will be covered
  • Stop/direct road users and understand stopping sight distances, using a stop/slow bat
  • Maintain traffic incidents reports and a daily diary
  • Understand the Traffic Control Plans for the site
  • 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

A Statement of Attainment for the following units, which comprise RIISS00044 Work Zone Traffic Control—Traffic Controller 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
  • Successful participants are eligible for a Traffic Controller card issued by NSW RMS.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age and provide photo identification.
  • 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
  • Short answer questions—written
  • Group participation
  • Work type activities
  • Observation of practical skills

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Traffic Controller - NSW