Prepare a Work Zone Traffic Management
Course Code: RIISS00045 Work zone traffic control guidance plan
Where: Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre, 130 Liverpool St, Scone
When: Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th April & Wednesday 1st May 2019
Time: 9:00am - 5.00pm
IThis course provides training for personnel such as supervisors, road safety auditors and project managers who are required to design new traffic management plans for road works, produce major upgrades of standard plans and/or inspect traffic control plans on any road construction site. This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat or set up work with traffic control plans
Entry requirements or Pre-requisites
You will be required to complete a “self-assessment” two weeks prior to the course commencing along with the required evidence of holding the pre-requisites.
3 days—total of 18 hours training
- Collect all required information about a given roadwork project to enable the
preparation of a TCGS/TCP.
- Design a TCGS/TCP, based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
- Select and modify a TCGS/TCP based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
- Draw up a TCGS/TCP to recognise other graphical representations such as pedestrian movement plans, vehicle movement plans, and notification of authorities.
- Determine the recommended spacing between signs and traffic control devices in line with standards; measure width of trafficable surface; calculate edge clearances to barriers, cones and clearance to work personnel.
- Incorporate Environmental Management Plans
- Conduct an onsite check and inspection of the plan and to identify any unexpected hazards/risks.
- Identify approvals required; identify approval agencies, types of approvals for roadway access, railway reserve access, authority to install signs on roads, variation to standards.
- Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental condition, weather patterns and surface type.
- Monitor and interpret control systems to apply to the drawing, selection and design.
- Use approved methods and follow recognised local legislation.
- Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control, collate traffic volume data, type and class of vehicles
- Determine lane capacity, road network performance and lane closure restrictions
- Identify impacts from any concurrent or adjacent works
- Identify times and dates of any planned public events that may result in increased or redistributed traffic patterns
- Identify affected stakeholders and type of notification required and prepare notifications
Short Course Requirements
All potential students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol in this course. To get yours, visit
Please note that in addition to the 18 hours of theory training, students need to Supply a completed third party verification report, completed by relevant workplace supervisor. Students will be required to complete an on-the-job practical assessment. This will be conducted through student submission of a minimum of 2 Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) designed as required to complete the final assessment component.