Traffic Control / Management Training Courses

OVERVIEW

Traffic Control and Traffic Management
Includes two units of competency. If you are wanting to get into the traffic management industry, these are the two units you will need to successfully complete:

  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plan

Industry Requirements

As per government and industry requirements, a person holding this qualification MUST undertake a refresher training course to in order to renew their Traffic Control certification once every 3 years.

​A valid Traffic Controller’s Statement of Attainment must be carried at all times when operating as a Traffic Controller. This certification must be presented immediately to any Police Officer, Worksafe Officer, VicRoads Officer or Worksite Supervisor upon request.

A Traffic Control renewal course does not renew a Traffic Management qualification. To renew the Traffic Management qualification, participants are required to attend and complete an ‘Implement Traffic Management Plan RIIWHS302D’ refresher course.


Vic Roads – Guidelines for Traffic Controllers (Section 4)

  • “Personnel involved in traffic management and traffic control should, where applicable, possess a certificate, issued by a Registered Training Organisation.”
  • Road Management Act 2004

https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/about-vicroads/acts-anregulations/road-management-act-regulations-and-codes

Course Content

RIIWHS205E: Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat: 
This nationally recognised unit addresses the competency required to control traffic using a stop-slow bat to ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers and the general public.
Preparing to control traffic

  • Personal protective equipment required
  • Interpreting work instructions and planning work
  • Applying worksite policies and procedures including environmental protection requirements
  • Planning and preparing for accidents and emergencies
  • Selecting tools and equipment required to control traffic

Controlling traffic and operating communication devices 

  • Using communication devices to communicate and confirm messages
  • Directing traffic using hand held stop-slow bat and hand signals
  • Monitoring traffic and make adjustments for changing traffic conditions
  • Checking and performing maintenance on communication equipment
  • Procedure for reporting offending motorists

Conducting housekeeping activities

  • Removal or covering of signs as required
  • Cleaning, checking and storing tools and equipment
  • Procedure for reporting environmental damage

 RIIWHS302E : Implement Traffic Management Plan: 
​This nationally recognised unit addresses the competency required to access, interpret and apply site traffic management plan procedures, to ensure traffic is controlled safely and ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers and the general public.

Preparing to implement traffic management plan –

  • Determining worksite requirements and scope of traffic management plan and traffic guidance scheme
  • Identifying and addressing and controlling potential risks, hazards and environmental issues
  • Validating suitability of traffic management plan and traffic guidance scheme and confirming requirements are met
  • Ensuring personnel are resourced and receive instructions to implement traffic management plan and traffic guidance scheme
  • Confirming communication requirements are addressed

Setting out traffic guidance scheme –

  • Installing and inspecting signs and devices according to the traffic guidance scheme
  • Inspecting traffic guidance scheme and authorising work crew to proceed
  • Confirming work crew are protected from worksite hazards

Monitoring traffic guidance scheme –

  • Confirming traffic flow is being monitored by required personnel
  • Applying adjustments to traffic guidance scheme if necessary, to maintain required traffic flow
  • Monitoring work activities and applying required measures to ensure work crew and road user compliance
  • Procedure for reporting offending motorists

Closing down work activities –

  • Removal or covering of signage, devices and equipment as required
  • Checking, cleaning, maintaining and storing tools and equipment
  • Finalising traffic work zone and closing down work site

Entry Requirements

This unit has no pre-requisite or co-requisite units. However Baker Ebert had the following admission requirements:

  • Student must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Students must wear safety footwear.
  • Students must have physical characteristics required for effective traffic control operations.
  • Students must have Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills at ACSF Level 2.

Duration

Classroom face to face:  2 days
Online: 6 hours

Assessment and Award

Assessment methods may include more than one of the following:

  • practical assessment
  • oral questioning
  • written test
  • work-based activities
  • simulated project based activity

Upon successful completion of the units, participants receive a wallet card and an electronic copy of Statement of Attainment.

Delivery Mode

  • Face to face delivery.
  • Online 

The course involves a theory and practical assessment.

Award

Upon successful completion of this assessment, participants receive a wallet card and an electronic copy of Statement of Attainment.

Recognition Process

Recognition Process

Fees & charges

Tuition

$220 including materials
​* disclaimer: no GST 

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