This skill sets address the skills and knowledge required for those responsible for traffic control and traffic management implementation on Temporary Traffic Management Category 1 environments as described in the Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management.

Target Audience

These skill sets are for individuals seeking approval through their State/Territory Transport Agency who will be responsible for stopping and starting traffic in Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) on urban streets and low volume rural roads and for traffic management implementation on Temporary Traffic Management Category 1 environments as described in the Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management.

Course Requirements:
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have Language‚ Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills to ACSF level 2 or above
  • Must hold the unit 'CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry' or equivalent (e.g. White Card).
  • Bring your own PPE (including steel capped boots, broad brimmed hat, eye protection, gloves, long pants and high visibility shirt / vest / jacket).

To reduce our environmental impact, we are digitizing our training material. Please ensure that you bring your smart-phone / tablet / laptop as you'll be required to scan a QR code to download the Learner Guide of this course.

CITB Funding Information
Learners may be eligible for CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) funding to support training of eligible workers in the construction industry. CITB funding is only available for South Australian resident learners and is provided upon provision of a valid CITB identification number upon booking.

CITB funding for this course is $440 - reducing the course fee from $1000 to $560!

If you are unable to provide a valid CITB number or if you do not successfully complete the course you will be required to pay the full course price. For more information on CITB funding criteria and conditions please go to www.citb.org.au.

We acknowledge the support of the Construction Industry Training Board in reducing the cost of training for eligible workers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Carry out face-to-face routine communication
  • Communicate using communication equipment and systems
  • Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • Control traffic with (and operate) portable traffic control devices
  • Clean up work area tools and equipment
  • Identify and assess unacceptable risk
  • Contribute to the implementation of risk controls
  • Plan and prepare to Implement Traffic Management Plans
  • Set out and monitor the Traffic Guidance Scheme
  • Commission portable traffic control devices
  • De-commission and remove portable traffic control devices from site

Learning Methods

The combined Traffic Controller 1 (TC1) and Traffic Management Implementer 1 (TMI 1) course will run over 3 days.
The first 2 days will focus on the theory aspects of the units with the 3rd day being dedicated to a simulated practical application/assessment.

Post Course requirements: within a 6-month period of completing the theoretical component of the course the student must complete:

Post course TC1 - log 20 hours of practical training experience on a live road, followed by a practical assessment (post completion of the 20 hours) being conducted in a live traffic scenario under supervision. 

Post course TMI1– complete three different setups based on Traffic Management Plans and Traffic Guidance Schemes relevant to their working conditions in a live traffic scenario under supervision. 

** Students may complete the practical experience in their own workplace if a worksite placement agreement has been made between CivilEdge and the Traffic Management Company. 

**For students who are not currently working, CivilEdge will organise the practical placement. 

Course Modules

  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set up, and program portable traffic control devices


All students are required to complete a minimum of 20 logged hours of vocational placement for Traffic Controller (TC) (perform 20 hours of stop / slow bat or portable traffic control device (PTCD) on a live road with a traffic control company) AND complete three (3) different set-ups based on Traffic Management Plans and Traffic Guidance Schemes relevant to their working conditions for Traffic Management Implementers (TMI) post course. All placement is required to be supervised and is unpaid.

TC1 and TMI1 post course requirements MUST be achieved within 6 months of the last day of the formal course. Post course TMI setups may take between 1 and 2 hours each.

NOTE: During work-placement learners will be required to provide their own PPE including a 2-way hand held radio 

Upcoming Courses

Date Time Location Cost I’m booking for myself I’m booking for others
11 - 13 June 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Beverley $1,000.00
25 - 27 June 2024 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Beverley $1,000.00

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