This course provides training for personnel who are required to set up and work with Traffic Control Guidance Schemes/Traffic Control Plans at a work site. This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat, or to modify existing traffic control plans.

This program is suited to those who have Traffic Controller experience and wish to further their career within the traffic control/management industry

All training and assessment is carried out by RMS Approved Training Providers and qualified RMS Approved trainer/assessors.

For further information, please refer to the RMS traffic control course overview. Training Course


Duration:  7 hours

Dates:      Provided on Inquiry

Time:        8.30am – 4.30pm

Cost:        Provided on Inquiry

Venue:     Various Locations Across NSW

Assessment Requirements:

All students must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 3 (three) occasions in separate live projects (in the context of traffic control at worksites).

Assessments will include:

  • Theory questionnaires and activities (completed in class)
  • On the job practical application and observation (by an RMS approved assessor)
  • Provision of workplace samples and documentation


The student must contact Workforce Training Services to arrange for an Assessor to come to their worksite to perform the live observation/s on 3 (three) separate live projects.

For the first 2 (two) live projects, the student may choose to obtain a 3rd party report signed by their supervisor.

The 3rd observation must be done by an approved RMS assessor on a live worksite.

Assessment Cost: $80 per assessment for a Live Site Project Observation (Conditions apply based on travel required by assessor)


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Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded:

  • An RMS Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows them to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Students who successfully complete the live assessment will be awarded the statement of attainment for the following skills sets:

  • RIIWHS201D Work Safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan

The Statement of Attainment (SOA) is required for an application that we submit to the RMS for the photo-card licence. The licence is valid for 3 years.

Course Outline

The skills and competencies learned for the Implement Traffic Control Plan qualification:

  • 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 TCGS/TCP, 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 TCGS/TCP.
  • Select a TCGS/TCP to suit site conditions, traffic volumes and work activities, and adjust a to suit the specific road environment
  • Know the basic function of the TCGS/TCP 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 TCGS/TCP 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 TCGS/TCP
  • 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


  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • All students must provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
  • An appropriate understanding of both written and spoken English
  • CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry (white card)
  • Current Drivers Licence – Red P’s acceptable

Language Literacy & Numeracy

  • Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and can read and interpret traffic control plans that include specialised symbols
  • Writes clear sequenced instructions for using routine/everyday activities
  • Records simple and routine information from a telephone message
  • Can write tasks to be completed by other staff.
  • Completes a range of forms requiring routine and factual data, e/g/ WHS records, inspection reports and checklists
  • Demonstrates language use appropriate to some different interactional purposes, e.g. gives and opinion or explanation, makes and enquiry or seeks clarification
  • Can identify key information relevant to an exchange
  • Can explain routine procedures and give clear sequenced instructions to others
  • Follows directions to perform a sequence of tasks and listens for specific information in a formal workplace meeting
  • Asks questions to clarify and confirm instructions
  • Listens to clear, sequenced instructions of several steps and asks clarifying questions as required
  • Communicates using radio equipment, e.g. to report to base on a location or field emergency
  • Interprets and comprehends a range of everyday mathematical information that is embedded in familiar and routine texts
  • Can interpret and familiar and routine maps and plans
  • Uses appropriate technological devices to measure, estimate and calculate length/distance
  • Selects and uses appropriate tools and hand held device. e.g. uses tape measure to measure
  • Problem solving processes using developing estimation, and other assessment skills.
  • Ability to calculate braking distances and speed of oncoming traffic

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) require that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider.

What are my rights and responsibilities as a student

The Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) require that students be aware of their rights and responsibilities once they have selected their training provider.

Your rights and responsibilities can be found in Accelerated Trainings Learner Handbook that should be read BEFORE enrolling into any of our courses.

We deliver this training under the auspices and in partnership with Accelerated Training RTO 41474  Accelerated Training is a Roads & Maritime (RMS) approved training provider.

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