RIIRTM301D Operate a Truck or Trailer Mounted Attenuator (TMA)

SCS017

$550.00

RIIRTM301D Operate a Truck or Trailer Mounted Attenuator (TMA)

Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) drivers have a very important role for ensuring the protection of all crew members and other workers on site. They provide protection from wayward vehicles or inattentive drivers in or around a work zone. This course allows participants to operate a truck or trailer mounted attenuator when carrying out traffic management activities in the construction industry.

Introduction

A Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) is a vehicle specifically designed or modified, to absorb the impact of a wayward vehicle in a work site. They are used as a "cover" vehicle to protect road workers while they are carrying out various maintenance/work activities. All employees who drive a TMA must, as a Duty of Care, receive suitable and adequate training to allow the operator to safely conduct their duties on site. This training provides the skills and knowledge required to operate a truck or trailer mounted attenuator when carrying out traffic management activities.

Targeted Audience

Students must have:

  • Minimum of 6 months working in traffic management
  • Heavy Vehicle Licence (MR, HC, HR, MC)
  • Current Implement Traffic Control Guidance Plan RMS Card
  • Adequate literacy & numeracy skills

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Plan and prepare to operate the attenuator
  • Conduct truck and attenuator pre-operational checks
  • Operate communication devices
  • Operate truck or trailer mounted attenuator
  • Position traffic controls and truck or trailer mounted attenuator
  • Carry out operator maintenance
  • Undertake appropriate clean up

Learning Methods

This course is delivered by face-to-face classroom delivery. On this day you will be provided with all of the resources and learning materials needed to complete this course. You will practice your skills in a simulated workplace environment before undertaking any theory or practical assessments.

For more information about the course, please download our course brochure or to make a booking please contact our office on (02) 4208 1900 or email admin@worksitetraining.com.au