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Traffic Controller

Traffic control training course provides required competency forpersons involved in controlling traffic using a stop-slow bat.

Course Details:

Who is it for?

This course provides training for personnel who are required to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat. This course does not qualify a participant to set up or work with traffic control plans. This program is a good entry point for those wishing to establish themselves into the traffic control/management industry All training and assessment is carried out by RMS Approved Training Providers and qualified RMS Approve trainer/assessors.

What is involved?

Classroom activities Theory questionnaires and group activities Minimum practical implementation, monitoring and removing TCGS/TCP’s simulation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments

What Qualification will I get?
  • RTO details –
    Admire Workplace Safety Pty Ltd
    ABN 32 122 821 381
    RTO: 91330
  • RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205D – Control traffic with stop/slow bat
How long does it take?

1 full day of training –this can be split into evening or weekend course

What will I learn?

Stop/direct road users 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

How do I pass the test?

All units of competency must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions (in the context of traffic control at worksites) Assessments will include: Theory questionnaires and activities On the job practical application and observation (by an RMS approved trainer/assessor) Provision of workplace samples and documentation

What qualifications do I need?

What qualifications do I need? No formal qualifications are required. Candidates are to have language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) levels equal to or above the following: READING:Level 2 Ability to read appropriate signage for the tasks required and understands clear consistent formats that are written in simple sentences Interpret instructions and information from notices, forms and other forms of written instructions WRITING:Level 2 Writes short texts with simple structures. Fills in details on simple forms and can complete workplace checklists Records simple and routine information ORAL COMMUNICATION: Level 2 Asks simple questions and makes statements with reasonable effectiveness where this involves short utterances and highly familiar content. Can use a range of nonverbal communication support such as gestures and facial expressions to express meaning. Can describe a routine task, using workplace specific vocabulary as appropriate supported by body language. Communicates using radio equipment, e.g. to report to base on a location or field emergency NUMERACY:Level 2 Locates and recognises simple, everyday mathematical information in highly familiar short and simple oral and or written materials. Ability to calculate braking distances and speed of oncoming traffic Follows simple instructions and can measure content, time and distance

What happens after I qualify?

You need a Roads and Maritime Services Photocard for your license which we will apply for on your behalf as part of your course fees.

How long is my license valid for?

It is valid for 3 years. We recommend you apply for re-certification before it expires.

Can Swilly help me get work after I qualify?

Our experienced team is well connected with employers throughout Sydney and NSW. Although we cannot guarantee employment, we will add you to our books and link you with suitable employers in your chosen area.

Where will the training course be held?

Day time courses are held at: Level 1, 1401 Botany Road, NSW 2019

Course Requirement:

You do not need any formal qualifications to take the traffic controller course. Basic numeracy and literacy skills are all you need.
What to bring
Photo-ID All manuals, training books and writing materials are provided as part of your course. Refreshments are provided on the day. For practical training, you need to wear the following: Safety boots Long sleeve shirt Long pants Sun and rain protection as required
Swilly Courses offers affordable and high-quality traffic control management courses in the Sydney area. During the course, students will learn to read and implement site traffic plans and how to set up traffic control areas around job sites. All workbooks and training materials are provided, which means all students need to bring to the course is a keen attitude to learn!

To successfully complete the traffic management course, students will need to partake in on-site assessments and training. To do so, students will need a White Card to be allowed access onto construction sites. Don’t worry if you don’t have one, Swilly Courses also offers an affordable White Card training course!

Our traffic management course is comprised of theory training, workbook practice, simulated practice environments, and on-site assessments. We strive to ensure each of our students are prepared to excel in the traffic management industry. Traffic management is a physically demanding job and, although Swilly Courses strive to make their courses accessible to a wide range of abilities, it is important to ensure you meet the pre-requisite capabilities needed to be a traffic manager.

Upon the completion of our traffic control management course, successful students will receive a Roads Maritime Services Statement of Completion, valid for 90 days, which they can use to apply for licensure in Sydney. If a student does not apply for licensure, and their Statement of Completion expires, they will be required to re-sit the course before applying for licensure.

If you are interested in becoming a qualified traffic controller in Sydney, contact Swilly Courses today.

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1401 Botany Road
Botany NSW 2019,

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