Traffic Controller Course

Locations - Sydney - Granville


Traffic Controller Course (Stop/Slow Bat) is $250 per person plus practical assessment fee. Recertification is $200 per person. Theory, Practical and Assessment. Certificate valid for 3 years.
Don’t wait to book a Traffic Controller Course, call now on 02 9232 1010 or contact our team.

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Course Details

The Traffic Controller Course (previously known as Blue Card) and Traffic Management Course (previously known as Yellow Card) are the two most common courses students complete to gain employment in the Traffic Management industry.

Legislation requires refresher training every three (3) years.

To be able to work on the road in a Traffic Controller capacity to operate a stop/slow bat, you will need a minimum of a Traffic Controller licence (previously known as Blue Card). A White Card is also recommended to gain work on a construction site.

If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the Traffic Controller training nationally.


Pre-requisites

It is important to note that this Traffic Controller course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. If your health or fitness restricts you from performing physical activities associated with this program, you will not be able to complete this course.

This Traffic Controller course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.


Assessment

All students must complete the theory and practical training prior to going onto a live site to complete the workplace assessment and final sign off. Full details about assessments are included in the course PDF

Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the Traffic Controller course.

 

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the Traffic Controller course at the full course fee.


Training Program

Students must:

  • Wear appropriate PPE: closed shoes/boots, long sleeve shirt, long pants & any sun and rain protection  are required or you can be turned away.

There are 4 steps to the Traffic Controller course:

  • Day 1 - Theory training in the classroom
  • Day 1 - Practical training in a simulated work environment/live road
  • Complete all assessment workbooks (usually in class)
  • Assessment conducted on a real worksite/live project

We will provide all students with reading materials and assessment packs, including instructions detailing the evidence and documents each student must submit to complete the training program. Details below cover most of this information. Full Traffic Controller course details available in course PDF.


Cost

Traffic Controller Course

New entrant

$250

Assessment

$130*

Recertification

$200

*Rate subject to change


Training completion

After your training is successfully completed, you will be issued with a Roads Maritime Services (RMS) Statement of Completion which allows you to take this to a real worksite and complete the workplace assessment (see details below).

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days. If you require an extension for this, a fee of $50 will be payable to be issued with another Statement of Completion.

Once you have been issued a Statement of Completion, you are eligible to work within its period of validity.


Submitting your assessment evidence

We strongly recommend that all students keep a copy of the documentation they complete and collect for their assessment submissions.


Course Timetable


Granville Training & Assessment

Training

Weekly Traffic Controller courses will be conducted on a Monday or Thursday.

The training schedule is as per the below:

  • Step 1 – Attend theory and practical training - 8am – 4pm
  • Step 2 – Complete all assessment workbooks
  • Step 3– Attend practical assessment at Homebush or live worksite

Assessment Workbooks

At the classroom session, we will provide you with training workbooks. These workbooks must be completed and submitted before you pass your training & can be booked into the practical assessment.

Practical Assessment

Once all training and assessment workbooks have been completed, students will need to contact Affirm Training on 02 9699 7711 to book the practical assessment. The practical assessment is conducted in Homebush. This assessment is conducted in partnership with ACES Group, trading as Affirm Training (RTO 90024).

Full assessment details and pricing is available in the Traffic Controller course PDF


Certification

After successfully completing all the training and assessment requirements, you will need to send us a copy of your paperwork. Once marked competent, we will lodge the application to Roads Maritime Service for your licence to be posted to you.

NOTE: Licences take up to 3 weeks to arrive in the post from Roads Maritime Services. Please consider this as your Statement of Completion may expire before the certificate is issued.

Each successful student a Statement of Attainment which is a nationally recognised certificate. One Statement of Attainment will be issued for each unit of competency which is successfully completed.

This course is delivered by Affirm Training with certificates issued by Affirm Training ( RTOID:90024).


Traffic Controller FAQs

Do I require a White Card for this training?

No. You do not require a White Card to undertake this training, however you will need a White Card to work  or be assessed on a construction site in NSW. 

How long is my licence valid for?

Your licence will be valid for a 3 year period. We recommend you apply to get re-certified before it expires.

How long is my Statement of Completion (SOC) valid for?

A Statement of Completion (SOC) is valid for 90 days. This allows individuals to work & gain experience within this time period. Note your SOC must be in date to undertake the practical assessment on a live worksite.

What can I do as a Traffic Controller?

Traffic Controllers gain the skills & knowledge to stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances. If you are new to the industry, we recommend undertaking the Combo course to further increase prospects of employment.

What can I do with Implement Traffic Control Plans?

Individuals will gain the ability to set up and close down traffic control devices & signage according to a nominated TCGS/TCP, to WHS and legislative requirements. This training is suited to those who have Traffic Controller experience and wish to further their career within the traffic control/management industry.

What happens if my Statement of Completion (SOC) has expired?

If  your SOC has passed its 90 day period of validity, you can no longer use this for work purposes. Please contact our team or email traffic@tcptraining.com to discuss your options.
 

What if my licence has been lost or stolen?

Please contact the Roads & Traffic Authority on 1300 828 782

When do I get my licence?

Once a student completes their final practical assessment successfully, the photocard licence can take up to 3 weeks to arrive in the post from Roads Maritime Services NSW. 


General FAQs

Can Centrelink pay for me?

What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.

Can I pay my package in installments?

Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!

Can you get me a job?

Although we cannot guarantee you a job, we would be delighted to refer you to an agent who may be able to assist you to find work.

What if I have trouble with written/spoken english for a Course?

Most courses will permit a student to bring a friend to interpret for them during training. If you do need assistance, we ask that you contact first before booking your course so we can advise if there are any restrictions. For example, Forklift training requires students to complete all assessments in English.

If the course permits, you may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.

What payment methods do you accept?

Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.


Course Enrolment

Traffic Control Course Description Traffic Control Course Description (656 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (593 KB)

The cost for the Traffic Controller course is $250 per person plus assessment fee.
Traffic Controller course delivered in Sydney & Granville for public.

 

We also provide a Traffic Control course (combo), Traffic Management course and RMS Traffic Control Recertification course at our Sydney CBD & Granville training locations.

 

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