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Traffic Control Course Melbourne & Victoria

RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat

This Traffic Control Course in Melbourne addresses the competency required to control traffic using a stop/slow bat to ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers, and the general public. In acknowledgement of the dangerous nature of controlling traffic VicRoads requires all field personnel designated as a Traffic Controller to have completed the RIIWHS205E unit, and to undertake a refresher course every three years.

Individuals seeking work as a traffic controller are strongly encouraged to complete White Card, Traffic Control and Traffic Management. Majority of traffic control companies require you to hold these 3 tickets prior to obtaining any employment as a traffic controller.

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, please check the Selection criteria below.

Participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English. Participants will complete language, numeracy and literacy assessments on course commencement to assess their capacity to meet language requirements.

Applicants must also have the physical capacity to meet the requirements of the unit (i.e. carry and handle the stop-slow bats and signages as required.).

It is highly recommended that you also complete RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans to obtain work in the Traffic Control industry.

– Overview of OHS roles and responsibilities
– Site traffic management plans
– Hazard and risk management
– Principles of traffic controlling
– Working with road users. The training program involves attendance and participation in an 8 hour workshop. Each workshop is facilitated by a member of our highly experienced training team in Melbourne, and includes trainer presentations, small group work and practical activities – so your participation will be required! Assessment will require satisfactory completion of a written test and a series of practical demonstrations. A 4 hour refresher workshop is also available, and recommended every three years.If your line of work involves the need to control the flow of traffic on public roads, it is extremely important that you have all the knowledge, information and training you need to conduct the task in an efficient and safe fashion. Fortunately, quality training courses are available to provide you with everything you need for the job. In Australia, it is necessary to obtain an official traffic control ticket if you are going to be conducting traffic at any point during a construction project. To do so, you will need to complete a training course led by an approved Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

This traffic controller course is run at our Rowville training facility in Melbourne on a weekly basis. The course is a one day course. This course can also be run off-site, on request of the customer. Minimum numbers do apply. Please contact one of our friendly staff should this be of interest.

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*Surcharge will apply on private bookings during weekends

What courses do you need to be a traffic controller?
The 3 courses you must undertake to become a fully qualified traffic controller is white card, traffic control and traffic management. These courses CTG run consecutively and on a regular basis. The 3 courses will take you 3 days in total to complete. Once successfully completing them, you will be fully competent in a traffic control operations to gain employment straight away.

How much do traffic controllers get paid an Hour?
A traffic controllers salary varys depending on your company of employment. Most traffic controllers work on a casual work basis. The average base salary for a traffic controller is $33 per hour. However, what makes a traffic controllers salary attractive is when the job attracts: penalty rates, over time allowances, fuel allowances, weekend rate and union rates based on the site etc. The list goes on.

Do you need a white card for traffic control?
Individuals that sit traffic control training must submit evidence of their white card prior to sitting the course. If students undertake their white card training with CTG, we will have your statement of attainment on our system for your training.

Afterpay Train Now Pay Later logoPricing For Rowville: $195 per person.

Pricing For On-site training: $215 per person.

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