Kerbside Collection Traffic Leader (KCTL)


This half day course promotes safe working practices, standards and operating procedures in a mobile waste collection operation.

This is the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) Kerbside Collection Traffic Leader (WCTL), which covers the standards and operating procedures required by the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COP/TTM). Appropriately trained and qualified staff must be available to brief all team members on the safe operation of the Waste Collection Team. 

The course will assist with compliance with the Health and Safety in Employment Act. 

If required by a road controlling authority all new drivers must obtain a Kerbside Collection Traffic Leader (KCTL) qualification within four months of commencing employment

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0.5 day course.

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Approved NZTA Trainer

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$300 + GST    course attendance fee       

$40 + GST      NZTA Registration fee is an additional to the course. 

This NZTA registration fee is necessary to enable you to be registered as a KCTL.


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Topics include

  • Health and safety principles
  • Principles of temporary traffic management
  • Component parts and layout of a worksite
  • Setting up and worksite rules
  • Authorised sign use
  • Pedestrians and cyclists
  • Mobile and semi static maintenance/inspection operations
  • Night time protection
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On completion of this course participants will

  • Assist the STMS in the setting up of the waste collection operation  in accordance with approved Traffic Management Plans
  • Develop a consistent approach to traffic control
  • Analyse Traffic Management Plans in relation to various roading situations
  • Brief other waste collection team members on the correct safe operation of a mobile waste collection operation
  • Understand the requirements for vehicle signage requirements and safe operation
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Who should attend

Any driver who works in a waste collection team must hold this qualification. Any person in charge of a waste collection team. This course is supported by the waste collection industry body WasteMINZ.

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