This short course covers the two units of competency for worksite traffic management in Victoria. The course will teach learners the skills to plan and prepare for traffic control, how to operate communication devices, how to direct and control traffic with a stop-slow bat correctly and how to clean up worksites safely.

It will also provide learners with the skills and knowledge they need to interpret and implement traffic guidance schemes and install/remove signs and devices in accordance to traffic management plans for road work ensuring traffic flow is maintained and safety of the public and workers is maximised.

For more information on traffic management training requirements in Victoria please visit the VicRoads website.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at learners who want to work as a Traffic Controller in Victoria or perform traffic control duties and those who are required to set up and work with Traffic Guidance Schemes.

Course requirements:

Learners are required to:

  • Be 18 years of age or over
  • Have Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills to ACSF level 2 or above
  • Bring your own PPE (including steel capped boots, 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.

If you are keen to work as a Traffic Controller in Victoria it is also highly recommended that you have a White Card and hold a provisional or open drivers licence as you will be required to travel to work sites and may be required to drive work vehicles.

Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare to control traffic
  • Control traffic and operate communication devices
  • Conduct housekeeping activities
  • Prepare to implement traffic management plan
  • Set out traffic guidance scheme
  • Monitor traffic guidance scheme
  • Close down work activities

Learning Methods

This course engages a blended delivery mode which incorporates 2 days of face to face classroom delivery:
  • Part 1 (Theory Component) - includes presentations, group activities, written activities.
  • Part 2 (Practical Component) - individuals are required to demonstrate their new skills in a simulated controlled work environment.
Learners will also be provided with pre-reading material prior to attending the classroom days which will provide you with a valuable introduction to traffic control to support your learning journey.

Course Modules

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

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