Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC)

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Overview

This one day course promotes safe working practices, standards and operating procedures at roadwork sites. 

This is the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC), 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 carry out temporary traffic management duties in compliance with the NZTA COP/TTM on all roadwork sites.

This course is the pre-requisite for entry requirement for people wanting further training to Level 1 Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) standard of the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management.

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Length

1 day course.

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Facilitator

NZTA approved trainer

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Cost

  • $385 + GST (this includes the $40 NZTA Registration fee)

Minimum numbers are required before a course is confirmed.  

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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
  • Temporary traffic management equipment
  • Manual traffic control
  • Pedestrians and cyclists
  • Static operations
  • Mobile and semi static and special operations including inspections
  • Night time protection
  • Low Volume Roads
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On completion of this course participants will

  • Assist the STMS in the setting up of roadwork sites in accordance with approved Traffic Management Plans
  • Develop a consistent approach to traffic control
  • Analyse Traffic Management Plans in relation to various roading situations
  • Apply exercises in the planning and setting up of roadwork sites to actual roading situations
  • Understand the requirements for sign selection, placement, safe operating procedures and worksite protection for Level 1 roads
  • Understand and apply the standards for Local Roads
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Who should attend

Any person whocarries out work on or within the boundaries of a road. These include NZTA State Highways and Local Authority roads.

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