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Traffic Control

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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.

Selection Criteria

We require you to have a Construction Induction (white/red card) to enrol for this unit. We run two courses for candidates with a minimum of three months industry experience and candidates with less or no industry experience.Participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English. Participants will complete language, numeracy and literacy assessment on course commencement to assess their capacity to meet language requirements.

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

Key course information

– Overview of OHS roles and responsibilities
– Site traffic management plans
– Hazard and risk management
– Principles of traffic controlling
– Working with road usersThe 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).

Course Duration

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.

Pre learning may apply. Contact the office for more information.

Course Cost

Train now, pay later with Construction Training GroupPricing For Rowville:The cost of this course is $180.00 per person.

Pricing For On-site training:

For on-site training the cost is $200.00 per person.

Additional Info

The Quality Traffic Controller Course You Can Rely On

At Construction Training Group, we are passionate about providing top quality construction training courses at competitive rates. We have been working alongside small, medium and large businesses from across Victoria for almost twenty years, during which time we have built a strong reputation or offering some of the best training courses available in the local area. Our team of highly qualified and experienced trainers utilise an exceptional range of teaching methods from instructor-led presentations to group activities, allowing learners to acquire the relevant skills and knowledge in the ways that best suit them. When it is time for end of course assessments to take place, we similarly conduct assessments through a variety of manners including written tests and practical demonstrations.

To enrol on our traffic controller course, you must first have completed the Construction Induction unit and acquired your White Card from WorkSafe. You can then book to join one of the weekly one-day courses held on our site, or alternatively, you can get in touch with a member of our team to discuss the possibility of holding a one-day training course at a location of your choice. After they have successfully completed the accredited traffic control course, Melbourne locals will need to remember that they are legally required to undertake a refresher course every three years – and we can of course take care of this too when the time comes.

Contact Us Today to Find Out More or Book Your Course Online

You can book onto one of our courses right now using our convenient online booking system. All you need to do is browse until you find a date that is convenient for you, check that there is a place available, and reserve your space with payment handled by our secure online booking mechanism.To find out more information about this course or any of the other courses or tickets such as excavator ticket, height safety certification, asbestos removal course on offer at Construction Training Group, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our friendly team. We are available to answer your questions by telephone or email, and we will be more than happy to assist you in any way we can with choosing the right course for you or your team.

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Ready to become a traffic controller? Book online for our traffic control course or get in touch with our team on (03) 9763 5449 with any questions.

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