Traffic Controller Skill Set Course

Locations - Granville

Traffic Controller Skill Set Course (RIISS00054) (Control Traffic with a Stop/Slow Bat) is $250 per person plus practical assessment fee.#
Theory, Practical and Assessment. SafeWork NSW Traffic Controller TCWT Card.
Don’t wait to book a Traffic Controller Course, call now on 02 9232 1010 or contact our team.

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Please note we can not train people on student visas.
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Course Details

The Traffic Controller Skill Set Course is one of the two most common traffic courses students complete to gain employment in the Traffic Management industry. Traffic Controller Skill Set Course details are covered in the course PDF.

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. A White Card is mandatory to gain work on a construction site.

If organising staff training or onsite training, we can facilitate the Traffic Controller training nationally.


Students are required to provide 100 points of ID on the day of the course.

Participants must be 17 years of age and above.

Participants must hold a White Card prior to undertaking this course

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.

TCP Training and Affirm Training are not registered with CRICOS, as such we are unable to conduct training and assessment for those with study restrictions on their visa. Visa with study restrcictions include but are not limited to the International Student Visa (subclass 500), you can check the entitlements of your visa here.

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.


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 assessment information flyer

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 (students can be turned away for failure to wear appropriate PPE):

    • Safety Boots (joggers/sneakers are unacceptable)
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Long pants (tights are unacceptable)
    • Sun and rain protection as required

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 student handbook.

Training completion

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

Students will also receive Statements of Attainment for the following Units of Competency:

  • RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205E – Control traffic with stop/slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 - Control traffic wirth portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days from theory and training day.

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


Traffic Controller Skill Set course 

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*Rate subject to change

Submitting your assessment evidence

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

Granville Training & Assessment


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 - 7:30am – 5pm
  • Step 2 – Complete all assessment workbooks and pre-assessment on the job experience
  • 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 assessment information flyer.   


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 SafeWork NSW for your licence to be posted to you.

NOTE: Licences take up to 4 weeks to arrive in the post from SafeWork NSW. 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?

Participants must have white card prior the attending training.

How long is my licence valid for?

The SafeWork NSW TCWT Card is deemed as a Perpetual Licence. For more information related to the SafeWork NSW TCWT Card, please visit SafeWork NSW Website

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 and finalise your assessment. Please contact SafeWork NSW via email -

To consider an SOC extension for each applicant the request must be sent from the applicant. The applicant should provide the following details:

  • Fulle Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Screen shot which shows the course, applicant details, the RTO and expiry date
  • Detail what prevented the applicant completing the assessments and if approval is granted what action will they take to complete the assessment within 30 days
What if my licence has been lost or stolen?

Please contact SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50 or email

When do I get my licence?

Once a student completes their final practical assessment successfully, the SafeWork NSW TCWT Card can take up to 6weeks to arrive in the post from SafeWork 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!

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.

When is my booking confirmed?

Your booking is confirmed once we receive full payment of course fees. Unfortunately there are rare occasions where the course will sell out prior to you finalising payment.  In this situation a member of our customer service team will get in contact to organise an alternate training date.

Course Enrolment

The cost for the Traffic Controller course is $250 per person plus assessment fee#.
Traffic Controller Skill Set Course delivered in Granville for public.

We also provide a Work Zone Traffic Control Skill Set Course (combo) or Implement Traffic Control Guidance Plan Skill Set Course at our Granville training locations.

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