From 31 January 2012 all Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) delivering the approved traffic controller course, must deliver it in accordance with the new departmental training requirements. The RTO offering the course must organise the vocational placement with an aligned registered traffic management company.
AT THIS STAGE IN TIME WE ARE NOT ALIGNED WITH ANY SUCH COMPANY SO ARE UNABLE TO DELIVER THIS COURSE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, HOWEVER WE CAN OFFER IT TO PERSON/S ALREADY WORKING IN THE TRAFFIC INDUSTRY.
WE ALSO OFFER REFRESHER COURSES TO PEOPLE SEEKING RENEWAL OF THEIR TRAFFIC CONTROL LICENCE
On successful completion of this course trainees in the resources and infrastructure industries will be able to demonstrate the correct method for installation/removal of signs and devices in accordance with traffic management plans and controlling traffic using a STOP/SLOW bat in accordance with approved procedures set by the Queensland Government.
The course will also provide the trainee with the knowledge and practical skills as a traffic controller to plan and prepare their work; coordinate traffic; operate radios; and clean up the worksite.
Anyone who wishes to gain employment in the Traffic Control industry.
Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) is not offered for this course
Please note Traffic Controllers require a CPCCWHS1001 Work Safely in the Construction Industry Induction Card (White card) to operate on work sites. This is not a pre-requisite in the Traffic Controller course held at All States Training
This course runs for approx 5-6 hours, with 4 hours required for refresher. This includes both training and assessment.
The course will be delivered in two parts through on and off the job training over the following duration:
Theory/Practical: 8 hours (nominal)
Practical: a minimum of 20 hours
To achieve a successful outcome participants will be assessed on the evidence collected from a range of activities included in the two parts of the Traffic Control assessment.
Part 1 Off-the-job
The knowledge component will be delivered by a classroom environment using the TMR approved training resources.
Note: Unsuccessful trainees must be given an alternative written assessment.
Part 2 On-the-job
Participants must complete a minimum of 20 hours of practical experience in the workplace under the supervision of a mentor who meets the criteria stipulated in the Traffic Controllers Accreditation Scheme Approved Procedure. The employer must provide suitably experienced and skilled workers to provide the mentoring of the student.
Please contact our office to discuss your training requirements or enquire online. To enrol on line please complete our Registration form and send back to our office for processing and someone will contact you regarding payment options.
It is expected that participants should acquire knowledge and understanding of the following areas:
Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Statement of Attainment
Accreditation as a traffic controller is valid for three (3) years. Upon receiving your Statement of Attainment you should lodge a Traffic Controller Accreditation Form and fee in person to a participating Queensland Transport Department Customer Service Centre. Suitable identification will need to be provided as proof of identity.
9 weeks prior to accreditation expiring participants will receive notification from Queensland Transport and should contact AST office to enrol into a Refresher Traffic Controller Accreditation Course to ensure that their accreditation is current.
To renew your traffic controller accreditation in Queensland, you are required to successfully complete the Transport and Main Roads (TMR) approved training program and demonstrate currency of industry practice as a Traffic Controller. Your Traffic Controller Industry Authority Card must be renewed every three (3) years. It is your responsibility to ensure that you maintain current accreditation when performing traffic controller duties.
The renewal training program revisits the basic skills and knowledge required to work safely as a traffic controller, to make sure that traffic controllers are competent and up-to-date. Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, usually combined with a relevant industry qualification. A person who has vocational competency will be familiar with the content of the vocation and will have relevant current experience in the industry.
Please download the Currency of Industry Practice form below, fill it out and bring it along to your course. If you don't have access to a printer, contact us at the office and we will arrange to have one sent to you or you can pick one up.
This is a refresher course available to current Traffic Controllers who need to renew their traffic control licence. Each participant must complete this course before renewing their licence at their closest Queensland Department of Transport Customer Service Centre, upon completion and deemed competent they will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow bat.