NEW! RMS Traffic Control Program

A great career, but with much responsibility.
Standing in the middle of the road with a Stop / Slow bat?!
Just make sure you get Professional Training; TCP TRAINING.

Previously known as Blue and Yellow card, since the 1st July 2015, Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) have introduced an important new initiative to greatly improve the minimum standards for Traffic Control companies and their employees. Safety! The new training standards ensure a greater level of professional knowledge and practical experience are delivered to ensure you are confident in a traffic control scenario.
IMPORTANT: To be recognised as fully compliant for employment, the Traffic Control industry strongly recommends that you complete all 4 units of competency of the Traffic Controllers responsibility.

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New National Traffic Control Course

(Formally Blue & Yellow) 4 Units of Competency
  • RIIWHS205D - Control traffic with a stop/slow bat
  • RIIWHS302D - Implement traffic management plan
  • RIIWHS201D - Work safely & follow WHS policies & work procedures
  • RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplace

New Entrants

Traffic Controller
(Previously referred to as Blue Card)


2 x 1/2 Days + 2 hours homework
Implement Traffic Control Plan
(Previously referred to as Yellow Card)


2 x 1/2 Days + 2 hours homework
RMS Complete Traffic Control
Book both courses and save $25


2 Full Days + 2 hours homework



Re-certification by Correspondence has a minimum requirement that you have held previous NSW Yellow and/or Blue Traffic Control Cards + have solid related work experiences within the previous 6 months. If you do not meet these requirements, you will need to do the full course.

Recertification; Traffic Controller
(Previously referred to as Blue Card)


By Correspondence
Recertification; Implement Traffic Control Plan
(Previously referred to as Yellow Card)


By Correspondence
Recertification; RMS Complete Traffic Control
Book both courses and save $30


By Correspondence


Course Overview

There are 2 pathways to the Traffic Controller/Implement Traffic Management Plan module: 

If you have never held an Australian Traffic Control qualification and want to ensure you your best chance of employment as an all round Traffic Controller OR you do not meet the minimum requirement for Recertification:

The delivery mode for this pathway comprises of:

  • DAY 1 - Full day Classroom based training and assessment
    DAY 1 Homework To be completed prior to arriving for DAY 2
  • DAY 2 - Submit the completed homework for assessment
    Full Day Practical assessment

Please refer to the Booking Schedule for your Start and Finish times

Note:This is the complete RMS Traffic Controller and Implement a Traffic Control Plan curriculum, previously referred to as Blue and Yellow Card.

If you choose to do only Traffic Controller (previously known as Blue Card), which includes: 
  • RIIWHS205D - Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat
  • RIIWHS201D - Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
  • RIICOM201D - Communicate in the Workplace
The course schedule is as follows:
  • DAY 1 - 9am-12.30pm
  • DAY 2 - 1pm to 4.30pm

If you choose to do only Implement Traffic Control Plan (previously known as Yellow Card), which includes:
  • RIIWHS302D - Implement Traffic Management Plan
  • RIIWHS201D - Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
  • RIICOM201D - Communicate in the Workplace
The course schedule is as follows:
  • DAY 1 - 1pm to 4.30pm
  • DAY 2 - 9am-12.30pm 
TCP TRAINING are following the trend of Traffic Control Industry, ensuring employees have all-round ability having completed all 4 units of the new curriculum.

Individually, 3 of the 4 units are required; completing these separately would result in higher fees, whilst duplicating most of the course content for a second time.

On successful completion of the theory and simulated practical assessment, the New Entrant will be issued a Statement of Completion valid for 3 months and a Log Book which will allow you to apply and complete the workplace practical assessment – A list of contacts within the industry will be provided at this time.

When complete, TCP TRAINING will inform RMS, issue your Statement of Attainment and allow the issuing of the final Certification Photo card.

This pathway is for those who have held a Traffic Control Blue Card and Traffic Control Yellow Card for 3 years or more and are currently performing traffic control work.

As a Minimum requirement that you have held previous Yellow and Blue Cards + have solid work experiences both within the previous 6 months.

The delivery mode for this pathway comprises of:
To recertify you will need to pass an assessment of your current experience know as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This can include all or part of the following:

  • Complete online Enrolment Form.
  • Theory questioning, or, completing an RPL application form.
  • Evidence gathering Workplace Report on your existing skills and knowledge.

On application, TCP TRAINING will arrange for one of our RMS Accredited Trainers to contact you and establish your best method and secure your current documentation.

On successful completion the experienced Traffic Controller will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the relevant units of competency and Statement of Completion which will allow the candidate to work in the areas of control traffic.

When complete TCP TRAINING will be able inform RMS, issue your Statement of Attainment and allow the issuing of the final Certification Photo card.


Theory: Parramatta and the City location. To check availability, please refer to our live Booking Schedule.


Suite 1, Level 7, Dymocks Building
428 George Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed


The Bligh Room - Parramatta RSL
Macquarie Street
Parramatta, NSW
(Between Pitt and O'Connell Street
Opposite the main RSL entrance and next to the Free Car Parking station)

Phone: (02) 9232 1010

Training Room Location:

The Bligh Room is situated directly across the street from Parramatta RSL reception, on the ground floor of the RSL parking station. NB. This facility is an un-manned training room. For assistance, please contact us on 02 9232 1010


Practical: Rosehill Race Course Car Park.


Rose Hill Gardens Race Course Main Car Park, adjacent to the Rose Hill Railway Station.

People seeking work or wanting to continue working in the Traffic Control industry.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand and apply relevant WHS regulations, and work procedures
  • Identify common hazards associated with traffic control
  • Carry out risk assessment for personal safety
  • Use correct communication methods and devices
  • Identify, understand and conform to traffic signs, and Traffic Control Plans (TCPs)
  • Conduct an onsite check for a TCP and make changes to suit the specific road environment
  • Plan for emergencies that may arise
  • Implement TCPs with correct type of signs and traffic control devices including after hours signage
  • Correctly use hand signals, stop/slow bat and two-way radio
  • Direct traffic in accordance with traffic plan and respond to changes of different factors
  • Safely shutdown traffic control process
  • Correctly maintain traffic control equipment, incident report and logbook.

Course Accreditation:
This course is Accredited by NSW Roads and Maritimes Services (RMS). This course is Nationally Accredited by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) The course meets the work activity requirements of the NSW Work Health & Safety Legislation and RMS obligations.

Important Things To Remember:
  • The course is conducted over 2 days and is up to 8 hours training per day
  • If attending the separate WHS White Card course; You must bring 100 points of ID
  • You must arrive 15-minutes before the scheduled course start time each day.
  • All courses close for entry 10 minutes after the scheduled start time.
  • PLEASE NOTE: A valid WHS Construction Induction Card, (referred to as a White Card) will be required before you will be allowed to enter a work site for the final part of your work experience assessment for Traffic Control qualification.
  • Bring a black pen
  • Please make sure you read and understand our Booking Conditions
Must have:
  • A thorough understanding of both written and spoken English
  • Photo ID (Passport / Australian Drivers Licence)
  • Proof of current address
  • Current Drivers Licence - TCP TRAINING has a minimum requirement that you hold a current Drivers Licence (A minimum Australian RMS Provisional Green P’s or, a Full International License with English translation if required)
  • You must complete the pre-course registration before arrival to the course, which includes entering your USI number.
What to Wear:
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Flat soled enclosed shoes
  • Long sleeve shirt and long pants
  • Suitable outdoor ware for the practical Day 2

At TCP TRAINING, we will give you the confidence to work in the Traffic Control industry.

We ensure the training is blended and fun; classroom, self study; practical; assistance with potential work placement; Logbook and Third Party Reporting all with regular assessments to give you the best chance at attaining a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Each of our Professional Trainers have a minimum 5 years industry experience, most many more, this enables them to share real life scenarios to make your learning relevant and fun. Learning in small groups, you will quickly gain confidence at each step to ensure the best possible learning experience!

We begin our Traffic Control Training currently twice a week; please check the course schedule for locations and dates that will best suit you.

Once you pass the course, the Traffic Control qualification is valid for use on all construction sites in Australia for up to 3 years.