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Traffic Control

Star Training & Assessing is authorised to deliver traffic control courses in Victoria. This one day course meets all the criteria for the following two units.

Traffic Control and Traffic Management (Combined Course)

(Includes two units of competency. If you are wanting to get into the traffic management industry, it will be highly desirable and advised to complete the two units of competency. If you have any queries please contact our office).

Unit 1: Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat: RIIWHS205D

This nationally recognised unit 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. Content includes OH&S awareness, operation, removal, communication i.e. signs and radio usage, stop / slow batten use and stages of traffic control.

Course content includes

  • Locating and applying relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Reading and interpreting the work instructions and planning work activities accordingly
  • Positioning signage and barriers
  • Directing and controlling vehicle traffic
  • Directing and controlling pedestrian traffic
  • Communicating to drivers and pedestrians clearly using hand signals
  • Using approved communication devices such as hand held radios or phones to transmit message and report of offenders
  • Removing or covering signs after work completion
  • Site and equipment safety requirements
  • Traffic controlling requirements and procedures
  • Complying with traffic management plans
  • Erecting traffic control signage and barricades
  • Communication device operations
  • Determining equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • Operational and maintenance procedures for equipment
  • Detailing site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • Describing the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
  • Interpreting and implementing safe work method statement

Unit 2: Implement Traffic Management Plan: RIIWHS302D

This nationally recognised unit addresses the competency required to access, interpret and apply site traffic plan procedures, traffic management plans to ensure traffic is controlled safely and ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers and the general public.

Course content includes

  • Locating and applying relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Working effectively with others to undertake and complete the traffic management plans that meet all of the required outcomes including:
  • Complying with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • Communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  • Communicating clearly and concisely with others to resolve coordination requirements prior to commencing and during work activities
  • Demonstrating completion of implementing traffic management plans that safely, effectively and efficiently comply with State/Territory Regulations
  • Identifying and selecting traffic guidance scheme according to conditions
  • Selecting and implementing signage and device requirements, position and display according to site plan
  • Monitoring and adjusting scheme according to variances in requirements
  • Applying procedures to deal with non-compliant crew and motorists
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RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat

This nationally recognised unit 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.

Content includes OH&S awareness, operation, removal, communication i.e. signs and radio usage, stop / slow batten use and stages of traffic control.

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RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan

This nationally recognised unit addresses the competency required to access, interpret and apply site traffic plan procedures, traffic management plans to ensure traffic is controlled safely and ensure the safety of construction and maintenance worker and the general public.

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Traffic Control / Management Refresher

This course addresses the competency required to refresh your current ‘Control Traffic using a Stop- Slow Bat’ and/or ‘Implement Traffic Management Plans’ competency. It is highly recommended that participants complete the refresher course every three years to keep their certificate current.

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