Project Description

White Card & TC1 Traffic Control Essentials Combo

CPCWHS1001 (White Card Unit) & RIISS00058 – Traffic Controller Skill Set for Urban Streets and Low Volume (TC Essentials)

Get Started in Traffic Control with This 2-Course Package!

This package combines two essential courses that equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a traffic controller on smaller roads and city streets (Category 1).

What you’ll learn:

  • White Card (CPCCWHS1001): This mandatory course teaches you essential safety skills you MUST complete before starting the Traffic Controller course. It covers topics like working safely on construction sites, identifying hazards, and using personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Traffic Controller (RIISS00058): Learn how to safely manage traffic flow using hand signals and flags, set up traffic cones and signs, and communicate effectively with drivers and workers.


  • Get the training you need to start your career in traffic control quickly and easily.
  • Gain valuable skills for a range of construction and related jobs.

Who is this for?

  • Anyone interested in becoming a traffic controller.
  • People looking for entry-level jobs in construction or related fields.

What do you need to get started?

  • No prior experience is necessary.
  • Important: You must complete the White Card course (CPCCWHS1001) before starting the Traffic Controller (RIISS00058) course.

Ready to take the first step towards a career in traffic control? Sign up for this comprehensive package today!

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.

3 days

  Day 1: CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry' (White Card Unit)

  Days 2&3 RIISS00058 - Traffic Controller Skill Set for Urban Streets and Low Volume (TC Essentials)


CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card) or equivalent is a prerequisite of RIISS00058 - Traffic Controller Skill Set for Urban Streets and Low Volume Rural Roads (TC Essentials)

Therefore the course days/schedule will be completed in this way. (TC Essentials) cannot be completed first.

  • There are no prerequisites for this Combo.  

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).


  • 20 Hours jobsite placement performing traffic control duties with provided log book on the road type pertaining to a Traffic Management Category 1 environment.
  • Final assessment at CTG  after 20 hours of placement work have been completed. 

Note: 20 Hours job site experience and sign off must be completed within 6 months of course.

  • 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 varies 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

  • $860.00 Including final sign off at CTG Premises



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