RIISS00054 – Traffic Controller Skill Set

COURSE OBJECTIVE

RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop/slow bat

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to control vehicle and pedestrian traffic using stop-slow bats, hand signals and approved communication devices in the resources and infrastructure industries. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work in teams in live traffic environments under some degree of supervision.

You will learn how to prepare to control traffic, control traffic and operate communication devices and conduct housekeeping activities.

& RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor and control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work in teams in live traffic environments under some degree of supervision.

You will learn how to prepare to control traffic, control traffic and conduct housekeeping activities.

& RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work safely and follow work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures in the resources and infrastructure industries. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of own work outcomes.

You will learn how to access and apply site safety procedures, apply personal safety measures, apply operational safety measures, maintain personal wellbeing and Identify and report incidents.

& RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate in the workplace in the resources and infrastructure industries and other industries with relevant work practices and procedures. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take some responsibility for the quality of own work outcomes.

You will learn how to plan and prepare for workplace communication using equipment and systems, communicate using communication equipment and systems, carry out face-to-face routine communication and complete written documentation.

Delivery:

Upon request, ACTA Group provide flexible delivery options whilst meeting national standards of compliance and safety. 

  • Group booking discounts apply
  • Courses run weekly/monthly
  • Course times between 7:45 am/4 pm
  • 3 day course
  • Classroom/Training Facility or Onsite Training
  • Corporate packages
  • Real life training conducted by our Nationally Recognised Industry specialist trainer and assessors.

 

Locations:

  • Gold Coast – Burleigh Heads
  • Brisbane – Salisbury: (requires minimum 2 students to run class)

 

Accreditation: 

RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop/slow bat

Control traffic with a stop/slow bat course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course.

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RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs

Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course.

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RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course.

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RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

Communicate in the workplace course is delivered in standard lecture format, with demonstrations included and active participation obligatory. Written assignments will also be an essential element of the course.

 

Course Includes:

  • Control traffic with a stop-slow bat according to traffic guidance schemes in a manner that is safe and follows workplace policies and procedures on at least two occasions, including:
  • Directing pedestrian traffic, including at least one of the following:
    • pedestrians with mobility issues
    • pedestrians with prams
    • cyclists
  • Using approved communication devices to transmit message and report traffic offenders, including the use of at least one of the following devices:
    • handheld radios
    • telephones.
  • Coordinate operations with pilot vehicle in a shuttle flow work arrangement
  • Participate in risk assessment and management processes
  • Identify the type and scope of hazards and their impact and recommend risk control measures
  • Identify key environmental protection issues and describe required solutions
  • Locate and complete at least one incident report
  • Complete housekeeping requirements.

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  • control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic guidance schemes in a manner that is safe and follows workplace policies and procedures on at least two occasions.
  • manually handle required tools
  • identify and implement site specific requirements
  • identify type, scope and potential impact of hazards
  • identify and apply environmental protection requirements
  • identify and apply risk control measures
  • complete housekeeping requirements.

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  • work safely and follow work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures on at least two occasions, including:
  • sourcing, interpreting, clarifying and applying site safety information
  • recognising and following health and safety instructions and information
  • clarifying and responding to information and directions
  • carrying out work instructions that comply with WHS policies and procedures
  • selecting, wearing and maintaining personal protective equipment for all activities that require personal protective equipment
  • applying safe lifting and manual handling techniques
  • identifying and reporting on WHS issues to relevant personnel
  • identifying relevant work permits and clearances
  • responding to alarms according to workplace procedures
  • completing workplace reporting procedures.
  • locate and apply required documentation, policies and procedures and confirm that the work activity is compliant
  • implement the requirements, procedures and techniques required to work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • work with others to undertake work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • communicate with others to receive and clarify work instructions and to determine coordination requirements prior to commencing and during work activities.

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  • communicate in the workplace on at least two occasions, including:
  • identifying communication strategies and systems
  • operating communications systems and equipment to convey meaning to others
  • communicating clearly and promptly to others to convey information and meaning
  • listening carefully to instructions and information
  • participating in group discussions and engage with group members respectfully
  • asking questions to clarify meaning
  • communicating concisely both written and verbally
  • interpreting communications devices
  • identifying and reporting communication faults and deficiencies.

 

Course Requirements:

  • Be at least 15 years of age.
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 2.
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI); and
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes.
  • Must wear enclosed shoes

 

Training Pathways:

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIWHS205E

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIWHS206

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/RIIWHS201E

 

Next Steps:

Thank you again for your interest in this course program. Please contact ACTA Group’s Participant Support team on 1300 011 144 or info@actagroup.com.au to commence the application process!