Combined Traffic Controller and Implement Traffic Control Plan

Course Code: RIISS00044 & RIISS00041
Work Zone Traffic Control -  Traffic controller skill set/ implement traffic control guidance plan skill set

Where: Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre, 130 Liverpool St, Scone

When: Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th March 2019
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Fee: $350

Course duration

2 days—total of 12 hours training (RMS Statement of Completion issued on satisfactory completion of training—valid for 90 days only)

Please note that in addition to the 12 hours of theory training, students need to provide additional evidence and supply 2 testimonials signed by a supervisor on separate occasions and organise a live-site practical assessment with one of our RMS approved trainers. (this will incur an additional fee)

Learning outcomes

RIISS0004 Work zone traffic control—Traffic controller

•           Stop/direct road user using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances

•           Maintain traffic incident reports

•           Understand the Traffic Control Guidance Schemes (TCGSs) also known as Traffic Control Plan (TCPs) 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


RIISS00041 Work zone traffic control—Implement traffic control management plan

•           identify safety implications of traffic control at road works and personal responsibilities

•           Set up and close down traffic control devices according to a nominated TCGS/TCP, to WHS and legislative requirements

•           Operate a 2-way radio correctly and effectively

•           Check, clean and store equipment on completion of work and close down a TCGS/TCP

•           Understand and make changes to a TCGS/TCP 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 risk/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

•           Select a TCGS/TCP to suit site conditions, traffic volumes and work activities ,and adjust to suit specific road environment

Short Course Requirements

All potential students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol in this course. To get yours, visit

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