This short course covers the two units of competency required for Work Zone Traffic Management Accreditation in South Australia. This short 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 South Australia please visit the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DIT) website.
The student fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
CITB Funding is available, see below for details.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at learners who are required to set up and work with Traffic Guidance Schemes or those wanting to work as Traffic Controllers or perform traffic control duties.


Learners are required to:
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills to an ACSF level 2
  • Be over 18 years of age
If you are keen to work as a Traffic Controller in South Australia 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.

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 the WZTM course is $260 - reducing a course price of $420 to $160!

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • Operate communication devices
  • Plan and prepare to Implement Traffic Management Plans
  • Set out the Traffic Guidance Scheme
  • Monitor Traffic Guidance Scheme
  • Close down Traffic Guidance Scheme
  • Clean up work area tools and equipment

Learning Methods

This course engages a blended delivery mode which incorporates 2 days of face to face classroom delivery.
  • Part 1 (Theory Component) - 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 to complete the week prior to the two 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
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
22 & 23 August 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Beverley $420.00
19 & 20 September 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Beverley $420.00
26 & 27 September 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Mt Gambier $420.00
3 & 4 October 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Beverley $420.00
4 & 5 October 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Murray Bridge $420.00
17 & 18 October 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Beverley $420.00
21 & 22 November 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm Beverley $420.00

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