Introduction

CivilEdge is approved by SafeWork NSW to deliver Traffic Control Work Training (TCWT) and this short course addresses the skills and knowledge for traffic control work and for Traffic Controllers.

This combo course addresses the skills and knowledge for personnel responsible for traffic management on a site to implement a work zone traffic management plan in the immediate vicinity of a workplace. The course also addresses the skills and knowledge for those responsible for stopping and starting traffic in temporary traffic management using a stop slow bat or boom gate.

Final assessment is conducted by CivilEdge on a third scheduled day.
 

Target Audience

Learners are required to:
  • Have a general construction induction card (white card) 
  • Be over 18 years of age‚ and
  • Have language‚ literacy and numeracy skills to an ACSF level 2

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify safety implications of traffic control at road works and personal responsibilities
  • Set up, monitor and close down traffic control devices according to a nominated TGS/TMP, to WHS and legislative requirements
  • Operate a two-way radio correctly and effectively
  • Check, clean and store equipment on completion of work and close down a TGS/TMP
  • Select a TCP to suit site conditions, traffic volumes and work activities, and adjust to suit the specific road environment
  • Know the basic function of the TGS/TMP system
  • Adapt to all work health and safety (WHS) and operational requirements
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
  • Conduct an onsite check of a TGS/TMP to identify any unexpected risks/hazards
  • Plan for emergencies that may arise
  • Ensure spacing between signs and traffic control devices is in line with a TGS/TMP
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions, weather patterns and surface type
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Monitor traffic controllers
  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGSs) also known as Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) for the site
  • Assess and respond to changes in the environment, for example traffic volumes, weather conditions, road conditions, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements
  • Carry out risk assessments for personal safety
  • Participate in toolbox talks (specific to traffic control)
  • Use communication methods and devices
  • Conform to traffic control policy and procedures

Learning Methods

Training for this course is delivered over 2-days and includes the following:
  • Classroom activities
  • Theory questionnaires and group activities
  • Minimum practical implementation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments
In addition assessment is conducted on a third scheduled day where all units of competency are assessed on a live site via 3 (three) separate live implementation projects including a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions controlling traffic with a stop-slow bat‚ this includes:
  • Theory questionnaires and activities
  • On the job practical application and observation
  • Provision of workplace documentation

Course Modules

  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set-up and program portable traffic control devices

Upcoming Courses

Date Time Location Cost I’m booking for myself I’m booking for others
20 & 21 July 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Wollongong $600.00
25 & 26 July 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Glendenning $600.00
3 & 4 August 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Newcastle $600.00
8 & 9 August 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Glendenning $600.00
17 & 18 August 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Wollongong $600.00
29 & 30 August 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Glendenning $600.00
7 & 8 September 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Newcastle $600.00
21 & 22 September 2022 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Wollongong $600.00

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