Control traffic with stop-slow bat
To be accredited as a Traffic Controller in Queensland, participants are required to complete a Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Approved Traffic Control Course.
Applicants must have held an Open or Provisional Drivers Licence (Australian or Foreign) this ensures applicants have an understanding of vehicle maneuverability and braking dynamics. This course is delivered by AptLee Training Academy Pty Ltd (ATA) in conjunction with Global Training Services – RTO 31884.
The course comprises the national competency unit RIIWHS205D Control traffic with a stop-slow bat, and content from the Traffic Controller Accreditation Scheme Approved Procedure (TCASAP).
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The course has two parts
Part one: In-house training course
This course is delivered in ATA classroom environment using TMR approved training resources, and includes a simulated practical exercise conducted in a controlled environment.
The in-house course is delivered to new industry entrants in 8 hours. This timeframe may be extended if additional training needs are identified during the course.
In the case of renewing the traffic controller authority, the in-house course is delivered in the context of a streamlined refresher training course. The refresher course can be delivered in 4 hours. This timeframe may be extended if additional training needs are identified during the course.
Part two – Industry placement at roadwork site:
(for new industry entrants only)
New industry entrants are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours of practical experience at a live road work site under the direct supervision of an experienced accredited traffic controller. The trainee’s experience includes a range of practical activities as specified by the RTO including a significant period of STOP/SLOW traffic control activity under close supervision.
This supervision is conducted strictly in accordance with the criteria outlined in the TCASAP and in an experience logbook issued by our RTO.
The RTO is responsible for ensuring that participants have access to a suitable roadwork site and ensure that all appropriate arrangements are in place with the work site manager or registered traffic management company host to ensure close supervision and monitoring of the trainee throughout the placement.
To achieve a successful outcome in the course, participants will be assessed in a range of activities:
For new industry entrants, this includes:
The right observations and successful achievement in the written and practical assessments during the in-house component of the course
The right completion of a logbook to the satisfaction – logging a minimum of 20 hours supervised experience as a trainee at roadwork sites
The right on-site assessment confirming the competence of trainee in a road-works environment.
For renewing traffic controllers:
The right observations and successful achievement in the written and practical assessments during the refresher training course. Evidence of currency as a Traffic Controller (Letter from Employer and recent work dockets)
Certificates issued at course completion
At the completion of the course – Parts one and two for new industry entrants; and Part one for renewing traffic controllers – a Statement of Attainment will be issued.