Level 1 Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS)

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The NZ Transport Agency Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COP/TTM) requires that appropriately trained and qualified personnel must carry out and supervise Temporary Traffic Management duties on all roadwork sites.

The STMS has specific duties and has ultimate responsibility for overall traffic management at the worksite.

This two-day course provides training to the requirements of the NZTA Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COP/TTM), and covers the new standards and operating procedures for NZTA and Local Authority roads.

NOTE: You need be a current Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) to attend this course.

The NZTA COP/TTM can be viewed or downloaded here

This two day course runs from 8.30am to 4.30pm and is run by a qualified NZTA trainer.  

Your photo will be taken at the course and NZIHT will apply to NZTA for your new photo ID card on your behalf.

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2 day course.

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NZTA approved trainer

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$585 + GST (this includes he $40 NZTA Registration fee)

(Minimum numbers are required before a course is confirmed)


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Topics include

Basic components of a roadwork site:

  • Checking Traffic Management Plans provided
  • Designing Traffic Management Plans for different work stages
  • Setting up, checking and removing road works safety measures
  • Controlling traffic at a worksite, including Stop/Go operations
  • Working safely within the protected area
  • Effectiveness of personal protective equipment
  • Reporting and recording accidents and crashes
  • Plant and work vehicle operation and safety
  • Worksite safety audits
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On completion of this course participants will

  • Selection and usage of authorised signage and site protection measures
  • Developing and submitting Traffic Management Plans for approval
  • Site specific, generic and generic/specific plans for static, semi-static, inspection and mobile worksites
  • Relating Code of Practice standards to participants; actual worksite and developing practical options
  • Checking and implementing Traffic Management Plans supplied
  • Notification and response times required
  • Briefing the work team about site traffic management
  • Identifying and controlling traffic and other hazards
  • Liaising with, and ensuring safety compliance of site visitors
  • Setting up, checking, maintaining and safe removal of worksite protection measures
  • Understand and apply the standards for local roads
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Who should attend

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

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IMPORTANT: Pre-requisite for entry onto Level 1 STMS Course.

NZTA requires that you must be registered on the NZTA database and have held a current Level 1 Basic TC for at least a month or have held a Level 1 STMS qualification (at any time) in the past. Please provide your NZTA (Transit) Photo ID card number on your registration form. Or if you have recently sat your TC course, please put the TC and the date you sat the course. 

To view our Level 1 Basic Traffic controller course, dates and locations - click here

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