Transport and Main Roads Accreditation (QLD)

RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat

To become an accredited Traffic Controller in Queensland, you must complete an approved traffic controller training course, delivered by the Department of Transport and Main Roads approved training provider.

You must meet the following criteria:

•Hold a General Construction Induction Card (White Card or Blue Card)
•Have held an open or provisional driver licence (Australian or foreign) other than a learners within the last 5 years
•Meet the medical fitness criteria
•Meet the criminal history requirements (last 10 years)
•Meet the traffic history requirements (last 5 years)

Learning Strategies:

Part 1 – In house training course (Theory):
•An 8 hour instructor led session: lectures, group discussion, a written assessment and a practical exercise in a controlled work environment
•A Statement of Attendance is issued after successful completion of the Theory component of the course.

Part 2 – 20 hours onsite placement (Practical)
•One-on-one mentoring by an experienced traffic controller on a live job site.
•Participants need to complete a minimum of 20 hours practical experience before being assessed.
•Final onsite assessment conducted by a qualified assessor

Expected Outcomes:

On successful completion of the Traffic Control course, participants receive a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat. Current Training will also provide the documentation required to apply for accreditation as a Traffic Controller with the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

The current fees for application and criminal history check can be found by clicking on the below link:

Queensland Driver Licensing

Topics Covered:

•Legislative framework and compliance requirements
•Risk management
•Planning and preparing to control traffic
•Traffic control operating procedures
•Two way radio communications
•Removing or covering signs when not controlling traffic
•Reporting incidents
•Worksite safety procedures

Who should attend?

To become a traffic controller in Queensland you are required to successfully complete this course prior to making application to the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Interstate traffic controllers with current accreditation do not need to do this course but can complete the Traffic Control – Renewal course instead.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL TRAINEES

Please note that prior to registration you will be required to complete a Traffic Controller Suitability Self-Assessment. The purpose of this self-assessment is to ensure that your physical and other related abilities meet the inherent requirements for the role of traffic controller. The criteria have been provided to determine suitability of an applicant to productively carry out the duties of the position safely, and to ensure there is no risk to the safety of other workers, the general public, equipment or products.

**PRIOR TO BOOKING THIS COURSE**

PLEASE NOTE:

•You need to have your own transport to enable you to travel to sites to complete the 20 hours of practical placement. Public transport is not always available depending on the location of the work site and the early start times.
•The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the practical component is NOT provided to you by Current Training.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT & MAIN ROADS – MUST READS:
Please read the following Department of Transport and Main Roads, information and fact sheets prior to booking to ensure you will be eligible to apply for the Traffic Controller Accreditation.

•Information sheet – Medical Fitness
•Information sheet – How to become an Accredited Traffic Controller
•Traffic Controller Offence History and Checking Process
•Approved Traffic Controller course information and frequently asked questions fact sheet

These information and fact sheets can be accessed by clicking on the below link:

Traffic Controller Accreditation Scheme

RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat

To renew your Traffic Controller accreditation in Queensland, you will be required to successfully complete the Department of Transport and Main Roads approved training program and demonstrate current competence as a traffic controller. Your Traffic Controller accreditation must be renewed every 3 years.

Learning Strategies

  • A 4 hour instructor led session including: lectures, group discussion and a written assessment.

Expected Outcomes

On successful completion participants receive a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat. Current Training will also provide the documentation required to apply for re-accreditation as a Traffic Controller with the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

The current application fee can be found by clicking on the below link:

Queensland Driver Licensing Fees

Topics Covered:

  • Legislative framework and compliance requirements
  • Risk management
  • Planning and preparing to control traffic
  • Traffic control operating procedures
  • Two way radio communications
  • Removing or covering signs when not controlling traffic
  • Reporting incidents
  • Worksite safety procedures

Who should attend?

  • Workers needing to renew their Industry Authority as a Traffic Controller
  • Interstate Traffic Controllers wishing to gain their Queensland accreditation

Current Training apply the minimum requirements for Traffic Control Renewal training i.e you must meet ALL of these criteria before we will issue a Statement of Attainment, which is the mandatory requirement for accreditation renewal by the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

  • Produce a current Traffic Controller Industry Authority Card or evidence of completion of RIIWHS205D unit of Competence
  • Written assessment on the theory component of the renewal course
  • Completed Currency of Industry Practice document OR a Statutory Declaration confirming that you have completed a minimum of 16 hours in the past 12 months performing the duties of a Traffic Controller OR a letter from your employer confirming as part of your role you perform the duties of a Traffic Controller

OR

  • Produce a current Traffic Controller Industry Authority Card or evidence of completion of RIIWHS205D unit of Competency
  • Written assessment on the theory component of the renewal course
  • Able to demonstrate traffic control competency in a simulated training environment

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL RENEWAL

Please note that prior to registration you will be required to complete either a Currency of Industry Practice document or a statutory declaration (copies of these documents will be provided in your booking confirmation email). An alternative to either of those documents is a letter from your employer. These documents provide evidence to Current Training, that you have completed a minimum of 16 hours performing the duties of a Traffic Controller within the last 12 months. If you cannot provide any of these documents, then you will be able to complete at the end of the training course a demonstration of your competency in a simulated work environment.

RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

 ** Please note: Participants are responsible for arranging their own work placement for completing the logbook experience

The Traffic Management for Construction and Maintenance Work Code of Practice 2008 requires workers involved in implementing a traffic management plan to be trained in the advanced application of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 3 (current edition). The Traffic Management Implementation (RIIWHS302D) Course provides the skills and knowledge required to implement a traffic guidance scheme for roadworks ensuring traffic flow is maintained and the safety of the public and workers is maximised.

The unit requires compliance with:

  • Australian Standard AS1742.3 – 2009
  • Code of Practice – Traffic management for Construction and Maintenance Work 2008
  • Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 3 (current edition)
  • Transport Operations Road Use Management Act/Regulations 2011
  • Site specific Traffic Guidance Scheme / Traffic Management Plans

NOTE: This course does not entitle a person to apply for the Queensland Traffic Controller Accreditation. The completion of Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat (RIIWHS205D) course is required to be able to apply for a Queensland Traffic Controller Accreditation.

Learning Strategies:

Part 1 – In house training course (theory):

  • An 8 hour instructor led session including; lectures, group discussion, case studies, exercises and a written assessment.
  • A Statement of Attendance is issued after successful completion of the Theory component of the course

Part 2 – Three (3) onsite setups (Practical)

  • Participants will need to demonstrate knowledge and skills on at least 3 worksites. A Traffic Management Log and Third Party Report Verification will be completed for each of the 3 setups.
  • The logbook and Third Party verification MUST be submitted within 3 months of the course date.

Note: Participants who do not install or remove signs in their workplace do not need to complete the practical component. This would generally only be those staff that may be required to go on and complete the Traffic Management Design course. Traffic Management theory is a pre-requisite for further courses.

Qualification:

Participants who successfully complete the practical assessment will be awarded a Statement of Attainment and a Traffic Management Implementation card, which will contain a card number and an expiry date. The Traffic Management Implementation qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.

Topics Covered:

  • Legislative framework
  • Definitions related to roadworks signage
  • Principles for implementing Traffic Management Plans
  • Responsibilities for Safety at Worksites
  • Identifying traffic control devices and their functions
  • Record Keeping

Who should attend?

All staff involved in erecting roadside signage for work carried out in or around a roadway.

Interstate traffic management implementation officers with current accreditation do not need to do this course but can complete the Traffic Management Implementation – Renewal course instead.

Entry Requirements:

No formal entry requirements are needed. However it is desirable that participants be able to communicate well and have sound literacy skills.

RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

To renew your Traffic Management Implementation in Queensland, you will be required to successfully complete the Department of Transport and Main Roads approved training program. Your Traffic Management Implementation qualification must be renewed every 3 years.

Learning Strategies:

Part 1 – In house training course (theory):

  • A 4 hour instructor led session: lectures, group discussion and a written assessment.

Topics Covered:

  • Legislative framework
  • Definitions related to roadworks signage
  • Principles for implementing Traffic Management Plans
  • Responsibilities for Safety at Worksites
  • Identifying traffic control devices and their functions
  • Record Keeping

Who should attend?

  • Workers needing to renew their Traffic Management Implementation qualification
  • Interstate Traffic Management Implementation Officers wishing to gain their Queensland accreditation

Current Training apply the minimum requirements for Traffic Management Implementation Renewal training i.e. you must meet ALL of these criteria before we will issue a Statement of Attainment.

  • Produce a current Traffic Management Implementation Card or a current 30864QLD Level 2 card or evidence of completion of RIIWHS302D unit of Competency
  • Written assessment on the theory component of the renewal course
  • a Statutory Declaration confirming that you have been implementing traffic guidance schemes in the past 12 months OR a letter from your employer confirming that as part of your role, you implement traffic guidance schemes

Qualification:

Participants who successfully complete the renewal course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment and a Traffic Management Implementation card, which will contain a card number and an expiry date. The Traffic Management Implementation qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.

Note: Participants who have only held the theory only Statement of Attendance will receive a new Statement of Attendance valid for 3 years from the date of issue. This would generally only be those staff that may be required to go on and complete the Traffic Management Design course. Traffic Management Implementation theory is a pre-requisite for further courses.

Required Documents:

A Queensland Statutory Declaration can be downloaded by clicking on the below link:

Queensland Statutory Declaration

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

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