This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to control vehicle and pedestrian traffic using stop-slow bats, hand signals and approved communication devices in the resources and infrastructure industries. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work in teams in live traffic environments under some degree of supervision.
This course includes:
- Prepare to control traffic
- Control traffic and operate communication devices
- Conduct housekeeping activities
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors.
- Minimum 16 years
- Photo ID Check
- Basic command of English language
- Reading and writing – a learner must be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts
- Oral communication – a learner must be able to use and respond to spoken language
- Must have necessary health and fitness to carry out duties safely
- Successful completion of LLN skills assessment (if necessary)
- Statement of Attainment – issued by HPA Training
- Plastic wallet sized photo card – issued by HPA Training
- This does not give you a Traffic Control Work Training Card issued by SafeWork NSW – but RPL can be applied for if completing the full Traffic Controller Course.
Duration and Cost
- 1 days training inclusive of assessment – HPA Training
Payments are either paid via an invoice (EFT or BPay) or directly through our Booking & Payment Form (by debit/credit card) on our website – via our Booking Tab (2.2% fee)
Mode of Assessment
Assessments both theory and practical will be explained to students at the commencement of the course and conducted throughout the course duration. Some examples of assessment will be group participation, theory questions, work type activities and practical demonstrations and observations.
Training/assessment is conducted face to face in the workplace at your site providing the following requirements are met:
- Signed agreement to train on site
- All necessary equipment on HPA Training’s equipment list available and in good condition
- Training room with tables, chairs and screen (or blank wall for a projector)
All courseware and handouts
What to bring
- High Vis clothing
- Steel capped boots
- Safety helmet
- Photo ID
- Unique Student Identifier Number here – if you need help with this our trainer will help you on the day
Your rights and obligations
Please refer to HPA Student Handbook on our website here including RPL, Language, Literacy and Numeracy support, Privacy, Refund, Complaints and Appeals and cancellation policy.
If you have any concerns regarding your Language, Literacy & Numeracy ability please ring HPA Office and speak to one of our trainers who can advise you on what support we can offer you.