WST Designer

  • Price

    $850

  • Duration

    2 Days face to face including assessment + pre work

Description

RIISS00056 – TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT DESIGNER SKILL SET

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge to work in traffic management designer operations in a traffic management context. It is for individuals who work in traffic management designer contexts, and who work across a broad range of functions and may be responsible for team outcomes.

This course provides the skills and knowledge required for individuals responsible for developing traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes to perform a preliminary risk assessment of a temporary traffic management site and design traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes.
This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a stop/slow bat, or boom gate, or set up work with traffic control plans.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to obtain a SafeWork NSW Traffic Control Work Training (TCWT) card Prepare a work zone traffic management plan. 

The course fees include all classroom training, simulated assessments and live project assessments. It also includes fees associated with receiving SafeWork NSW cards.

Units of competency

  • RIIRIS402E Carry out the risk management process
  • RIICWD503E Prepare traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes

Delivery

Training is supported through the provision of quality learning materials and resources. Learner guides, learning resources, lessons and assessments will be provided through our online learner portal. It is recommended students bring their laptop or device to the face-to-face training and a pen and notepad for individual notes.

This course is delivered and assessed as follows:

  1. Online lessons and assessments to be completed prior to face-to-face training day.
  2. Classroom delivery with theory and assessments which includes an opportunity for student interaction, group activities and workplace simulations. Students will conduct a risk assessment in a live or simulated environment as part of their training and project assessment.
  3. Project assessment will include the submission of two different traffic management plans with site risk assessments and traffic guidance schemes.

Assessments

Assessments are conducted in real life workplace situations with SafeWork NSW approved assessors.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • Proof of identity
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • Students will need to be able to use a computer and mobile device, have a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no training package pre-requisites for this course however it is recommended that that you have experience in traffic control and in implementing traffic control plans.

What to expect

Training will include:

  • online theory and assessment tasks
  • classroom learning and activities
  • theory questionnaires and group activities
  • practical risk assessment activities in live environments
  • practical traffic management plan design using computerised programs

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course students should have the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Prepare Traffic guidance schemes
  • Conduct risk assessments as they apply to Temporary Traffic Management, and apply risk control measures
  • Prepare Traffic Management Plans
  • Support and review traffic management plan implementation

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be provided with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows you to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a statement of attainment for the units of competency that have been trained and assessed which is submitted to SafeWork NSW.

Pathways to further training

The units included in this course may provide credit towards Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

WST Combo

  • Price

    $650

  • Duration

    3 Days including assessment

Description

A combination of our WST Controller and WST Implementer courses , this WST Combo course is an excellent starting point for a career in temporary traffic management.

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to implement traffic control guidance plans, and to control and direct traffic and pedestrians on council/state roads, motorways and major arterials. It provides the knowledge and skills to work safely in the traffic management industry and gives you the advantage of being able to complete both duties whilst on site.

The course fees include all classroom training, simulated assessments and live project assessments. It also includes fees associated with receiving SafeWork NSW cards.

Units of competency

  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management process
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set-up and program portable traffic control devices

Delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom and simulated workplace environment. On this day you will be provided with all 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.

Assessments

Assessments are conducted in real life workplace situations with SafeWork NSW approved assessors.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • Proof of identity
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

What to expect

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

Learning outcomes

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGSs) also known as Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) 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
  • 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 TGS/TMP, 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 TGS/TMP
  • Know the basic function of the TGS/TMP system
  • Locate and apply required legislations, documentation, policies and procedures including documentation required for worksite projects and required traffic management
  • Locate and apply required legislation, regulations, codes and procedures including Austroads Codes of Practice and WHS applicable to temporary traffic management
  • 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 TGS/TMP 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 TGS/TMP
  • 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

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be provided with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows you to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a statement of attainment for the units of competency that have been trained and assessed which is submitted to SafeWork NSW.

Pathways to further training

The units included in this course may provide credit towards Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

WST Controller

  • Price

    $500
  • Duration

    1 Day training plus assessment

Description

This course provides training for workers who are required to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat. This program is a good entry point for those wishing to establish themselves in the traffic control/ temporary traffic management industry. All training and assessments are carried out by SafeWork NSW approved trainers and assessors. This course is delivered in combination with the WST Implementer course. Please refer to our WST Traffic Combo course for further details.

Units of competency

  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs

Delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom and simulated workplace environment. On this day you will be provided with all 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.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • Proof of identity
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

What to expect

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

Learning outcomes

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGSs) also known as Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) 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

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be provided with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows you to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a statement of attainment for the units of competency that have been trained and assessed which is submitted to SafeWork NSW.

Pathways to further training

The units included in this course may provide credit towards Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

WST Designer Combo

  • Price

    $1800
  • Duration

    5 Days including assessment

Description

A combination of our WST Controller, WST Implementer and WST Designer courses this WST Designer Combo course is an all-inclusive course for anyone wanting to excel in temporary traffic management and maximise their employability in the industry.

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to implement traffic control guidance plans, control and direct traffic and pedestrians on council/state roads, motorways and major arterials, and select, modify or design traffic management plans and traffic control guidance plans for road works. It provides the knowledge and skills to work safely in the traffic management industry and gives you the advantage of being able to complete both control and implement duties whilst on site and work as a traffic management plan designer.

The course fees include all classroom training, simulated assessments and live project assessments. It also includes fees associated with receiving SafeWork NSW cards.

Units of competency

  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS206 Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management process
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set-up and program portable traffic control devices
  • RIIRIS402E Carry out the risk management process
  • RIICWD503E Prepare traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes

Delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom and simulated workplace environment. On this day you will be provided with all 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.

Assessments

Assessments are conducted in real life workplace situations with SafeWork NSW approved assessors.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • Proof of identity
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

What to expect

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
  • practical traffic management plan design using computerised programs

Learning outcomes

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs according to traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGSs) also known as Traffic Management Plans (TMPs) 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
  • 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 TGS/TMP, 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 TGS/TMP
  • Know the basic function of the TGS/TMP system
  • Locate and apply required legislations, documentation, policies and procedures including documentation required for worksite projects and required traffic management
  • Locate and apply required legislation, regulations, codes and procedures including Austroads Codes of Practice and WHS applicable to temporary traffic management
  • 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 TGS/TMP 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 TGS/TMP
  • 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
  • Prepare a scope of works
  • Understand site visits and risk assessments
  • Obtain permits and approvals
  • Understand the TCAWS
  • Prepare a traffic management plan
  • Prepare a traffic guidance scheme
  • Undertake a client review process
  • Learning Methods

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be provided with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows you to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a statement of attainment for the units of competency that have been trained and assessed which is submitted to SafeWork NSW.

Pathways to further training

The units included in this course may provide credit towards Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

WST Implementer

  • Price

    $500
  • Duration

    1 Day training plus assessment

Description

This course provides training for workers who are required to set up and work with Traffic Control Guidance Plans at a work site. This program is a good entry point for those wishing to establish themselves in the traffic control/management industry.

All training and assessment is carried out by SafeWork NSW approved trainers and assessors.

This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a stop/slow bat or boom gate, or to modify existing traffic control plans. This course is delivered in combination with the WST Controller course. Please see our WST Traffic Combo course for further details.

Units of competency

  • RIIWHS201E Work Safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management process
  • RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIWHS303 Position, set-up and program portable traffic control devices

Delivery

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom and simulated workplace environment. On this day you will be provided with all 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.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • Proof of identity
  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)

Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

What to expect

Training will include:

  • classroom activities
  • theory questionnaires and group activities
  • minimum practical implementation using full scale devices and vehicles in controlled and safe environments

Learning outcomes

  • 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 TGS/TMP, 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 TGS/TMP
  • Know the basic function of the TGS/TMP system
  • Locate and apply required legislations, documentation, policies and procedures including documentation required for worksite projects and required traffic management
  • Locate and apply required legislation, regulations, codes and procedures including Austroads Codes of Practice and WHS applicable to temporary traffic management
  • 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 TGS/TMP 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 TGS/TMP
  • 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

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be provided with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) certificate which allows you to work in the Traffic Control Industry immediately whilst waiting for final assessment which will be conducted in a live environment. The SOC is valid for 90 days only.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a statement of attainment for the units of competency that have been trained and assessed which is submitted to SafeWork NSW.

Pathways to further training

The units included in this course may provide credit towards Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

WST Leadership

  • Price

    $300
  • Duration

    Online 1 Month

Description

This course is suitable for individuals who are making the transition from being a team member to taking responsibility for the work and performance of others and providing the first level of leadership within the organisation. These leaders have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams and individuals by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation’s standards and values.

Units of competency

  • BSBLDR411 – Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

Delivery

This course is delivered online via Worksite Training’s custom learning platform. You will be provided with all resources and learning materials needed to complete this course.

Contextualised to the construction and traffic control industry.

Assessments

Assessments include short answer written assessments and a project.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au

Training and assessment requirements:

  • Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at in intermediate level.
  • Access to a computer and internet connection

Course pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this course however working in a team environment will be an advantage.

What to expect

Training will include:

  • Online tutorials
  • theory questionnaires
  • simulated workplace scenarios

Learning outcomes

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

  • develop and implement performance-based plans for individuals and teams
  • understand behaviours and performance that would typically be considered damaging to an organisation
  • understand organisational values and expectations of behaviour
  • identify basic leadership theories
  • identify common leadership styles
  • have knowledge and understanding of organisation’s process for raising questions about standards and values
  • identify and convey concepts of:
    • organisational values and ethics
    • role modelling
    • integrity and credibility
    • leadership.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no licencing or regulatory requirements for this course.

Pathways to further training

This unit of competency may provide you with credit towards the following qualifications. You may consider any of the following courses to further your education and employment options:

  • Certificate IV WHS
  • Certificate III Civil Construction
  • Diploma Business

WST Truck Mounted Attenuator

  • Price

    $600
  • Duration

    1 Day

Description

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.

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.

Units of competency

  • RIIRTM302E Operate a Truck or Trailer Mounted Attenuator (TMA)

Delivery

This course is delivered by face-to-face classroom delivery. On this day you will be provided with all 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.

Assessments

There are three phases in the assessment process for this unit of competency:

  1. Theory Assessment – Completed after the face-to-face classroom training. This will be an online Assessment.
  2. Practical Assessment – To be undertaken in a simulated workplace environment whilst preparing to operate a TMA, operating a TMA and completing a TMA Shift. This is completed on the day of training.
  3. Employer Evidence – Will be required from your employer with regards to your practical experience. This is a signed testimonial from your Supervisor/Team Leader/Manager indicating that you have completed the practical skills required to operate a TMA satisfactorily together with workplace evidence (i.e. Risk Assessment, JSA, TMP for a live worksite that you have attended). This employer evidence may be collected from work undertaken either before or after the specific training date.

Requirements

Enrolment requirements:

  • USI – Unique Student Identifier. If you do not have a USI or can’t remember it please go to www.usi.gov.au
  • Adequate literacy & numeracy skills

Training and assessment requirements:

  • PPE must be worn (boots, long pants, long sleeve shirt, hat/cap, sun glasses)
  • Students will need a basic understanding of written and oral English and be able to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level.

Course pre-requisites

  • Minimum of 6 months working in traffic management
  • Heavy Vehicle Licence (MR, HC, HR, MC)
  • A Traffic Management Implementer Card

What to expect

Training will include:

  • classroom activities
  • theory questionnaires and group activities
  • simulated workplace scenarios

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

Licensing/Regulatory Information:

There are no licencing or regulatory requirements for this course.

Pathways to further training:

You may consider any of the following courses to further your education and employment options:

  • Certificate IV WHS
  • Certificate III Civil Construction