RMS Accreditation (NSW)

Units of Competency

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures.

RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace.

RIIWHS205D Control traffic with a stop/slow bat.

This course provides training for personnel who are required to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat. This course does not qualify a participant to set up or work with traffic control plans. This program is a good entry point for those wishing to establish themselves into the traffic control/management industry. All training and assessment is carried out by RMS Approved Training Providers and qualified RMS Approved trainer/assessors.

Course Timing:

Generally course timing will be based on the individual and or group.

1 (one) full day of training is a minimum for new entrants into the industry who have never held this qualification, to include classroom theory and simulated practical training.

Training:

Training will include;

  • Classroom activities
  • Theory questionnaires and group activities
  • Minimum practical traffic control simulation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments

Assessment Requirements:

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII Resources and Infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency must be assessed on the job on a minimum of 2 (two) separate occasions (in the context of traffic control at worksites)

Assessments will include;

  • Theory questionnaires and activities
  • On the job practical application and observation (by an RMS approved trainer/assessor)
  • Provision of workplace samples and documentation.

Expected Outcome:

Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances

  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Control Guidance Schemes (TCGSs) also known as Traffic Control Plan (TCPs) for the site
  • Assess and respond to changes in the environment, for example traffic volumes, weather conditions, road conditions, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements
  • Carry out risk assessments for personal safety
  • Participate in toolbox talks (specific to traffic control)
  • Use communication methods and devices
  • Conform to traffic control policy and procedures

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Unit of Competency

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures.

RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace.

RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan.

This course provides training for personnel who are required to set up and work with Traffic Control Guidance Schemes/Traffic Control Plans at a work site. This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat, or to modify existing traffic control plans.

This program is suited to those who have Traffic Controller experience and wish to further their career within the traffic control/management industry. All training and assessment is carried out by RMS Approved Training Providers and qualified RMS Approved trainer/assessors.

Course Timing:

Generally course timing will be based on the individual and or group.

1 (one) full day of training is a minimum for those who have never undertaken these activities prior and have never held this qualification, to include classroom theory and simulated practical training.

Training

Training will include;

  • Classroom activities
  • Theory questionnaires and group activities
  • Minimum practical implementation, monitoring and removing TCGS/TCP’s simulation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments

Assessment Requirements:

Assessments are to be completed as per the RII Resources and Infrastructure training package requirements, whereby all units of competency must be assessed on the job via 3 (three) separate live projects (in the context of traffic control at worksites)

Assessments will include

  • Theory questionnaires and activities
  • On the job practical application and observation (by an RMS approved trainer/assessor)
  • Provision of workplace samples and documentation

Expected Outcome:

  • Identify safety implications of traffic control at road works and personal responsibilities.
  • Set up, Monitor and Close down traffic control devices according to a nominated TCGS/TCP, to WHS and legislative requirements.
  • Operate a two-way radio correctly and effectively.
  • Check, clean and store equipment on completion of work and close down a TCGS/TCP.
  • Select a TCGS/TCP to suit site conditions, traffic volumes and work activities, and adjust a to suit the specific road environment (see additional notes)
  • Know the basic function of the TCGS/TCP system
  • Adapt to all Work Health and Safety (WHS) and operational requirements
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
  • Conduct an onsite check of a TCGS/TCP to identify any unexpected risks/hazards
  • Plan for emergencies that may arise
  • Ensure spacing between signs and traffic control devices is in line with a TCGS/TCP
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions, weather patterns and surface type.
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Monitor traffic controllers

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

Further Information:

Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email admin@currenttraining.edu.au or call 0403 191 298.

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