This short course will provide the knowledge and skills to control traffic with a stop-slow bat, to work safely and follow work health and safety policies and procedures and to effectively communicate in an operational role in traffic control.
This course consists of two parts (classroom and workplace) and learners must successfully complete both to be deemed competent. 
This course is an approved traffic controller training program in Queensland and will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to safely control traffic with a stop-slow bat. For more information on this course please refer to the TMR Traffic Controller Information Sheet and FAQ.
The student fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
CSQ funding available for eligible participants - see below for details

Target Audience

This course is aimed at learners who want to obtain a licence to work as a Traffic Controller in Queensland or perform traffic control duties. To become an Accredited Traffic Controller in Queensland you are required to successfully complete an approved traffic controller training course and entrants must meet the requirements as set out in the Traffic Controller Accreditation Scheme - Approved Procedures (TCASAP), these requirements are that a person must:
  • Meet the medical fitness and suitability criteria, declaring your offence history, medical fitness and training qualifications
  • Have held an Australian or foreign provisional or open drivers licence within the last five years
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Hold a white card / blue card which must be obtained prior to the course. 
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills to an ACSF level 2 to undertake this course
Learners who apply to the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) for a Traffic Controller Industry Authority Card after successful completion of the course will be subject to a criminal history check. For further information on accreditation for traffic controllers in Queensland learners must be informed by referring to the TMR information available at

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding
CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling an affordable option for many more individuals in the construction industry.
For eligible participants CSQ funding will cover $401 of the course cost.
For more information on eligibility please get in touch. If you would like to submit an application for funding please download our application form and email it to along with all the required documentation. 
We acknowledge the support of the CSQ in reducing the cost of training for eligible workers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare to control traffic
  • Control traffic and operate communication devices
  • Conduct housekeeping activities

Learning Methods

This course consists of two parts and learners must successfully complete both to be deemed competent:
  • Part 1 - Classroom Training (1 day) which involves a variety of learning methods, presentations, group activities, demonstrations and subsequent simulated and practical activities to provide learners with the opportunity practice their new skills and prepare them for their vocational placement
  • Part 2 - Vocational Placement (20 hours) is placement on the job at a roadwork site where learners are provided the opportunity to experience a range of practical activities including a significant period of stop-slow traffic control activity under close supervision. You can expect to do this within the Brisbane locality or similar. This part is fully coordinated with Altus Traffic Management and is to be completed within 3-months of training. 

During vocational placement learners will be required to keep a logbook of their 20-hours placement during which time they are able to embed their learning and final assessment will be conducted by CivilEdge on-site.


Course Modules

  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
All courses are delivered strictly in accordance with our COVID Safety Plan. Participants are required to acknowledge and adhere to our safety guidelines whilst undertaking training. If you would like information on our COVID Safety Plan please call us on 1300 725 483.

Upcoming Courses

Date Time Location Cost I’m booking for myself I’m booking for others
18 July 2022 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Northgate $500.00
22 August 2022 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Northgate $500.00

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