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PREPARE A WORK ZONE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN

Cost: $950
Duration: 3 days face to face
Pre-requisites: (see below)

Although not necessary to complete the course the Safe Work NSW (WorkCover) White Card is necessary to obtain employment in the Traffic Control Industry

DETAILS

PREPARE A WORK ZONE
TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN

FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS REGARDLESS OF PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

(See Assessment note below)

Description

This course provides training for personnel who are required to design new traffic management plans for road works, produce major upgrades of standard plans and/or inspect traffic control plans on any road construction site.

  • This course does not qualify a participant to control traffic with a Stop/Slow bat or set up work with traffic control plans.

Learning Outcomes

Prepare a Work Zone Traffic Management Plan (TMP).

  • Collect all required information about a given roadwork project to enable the preparation of a TCGS/TCP.
  • Design a TCGS/TCP, based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
  • Select and modify a TCGS/TCP based on risk assessment, statutory and regulatory requirements, standards, road authority requirements and project brief.
  • Draw up a TCGS/TCP to recognise other graphical representations such as pedestrian movement plans, vehicle movement plans, and notification of authorities.
  • Determine the recommended spacing between signs and traffic control devices in line with standards; measure width of trafficable surface; calculate edge clearances to barriers, cones and clearance to work personnel.
  • Incorporate Environmental Management Plans
  • Conduct an onsite check and inspection of the plan and to identify any unexpected hazards/risks.
  • Identify approvals required; identify approval agencies, types of approvals for roadway access, railway reserve access, authority to install signs on roads, variation to standards.
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental condition, weather patterns and surface type.
  • Monitor and interpret control systems to apply to the drawing, selection and design.
  • Use approved methods and follow recognised local legislation.
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised  risk control
  • Collate traffic volume data, type and class of vehicles
  • Determine lane capacity, road network performance and lane closure restrictions
  • Identify impacts from any concurrent or adjacent works
  • Identify times and dates of any planned public events that may result in increased or redistributed traffic patterns
  • Identify affected stakeholders and type of notification required and prepare notifications

Units of Competency

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
  • RIIGOV401D Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems
  • RIICWD503D Prepare work zone traffic management plan

Recommended For

  • Works Supervisors
  • Surveillance Officers
  • Road Safety Auditors
  • Project Managers

Course Pre-Requisites

It is recommended that Participant has experience in applying traffic control plans and traffic management

Although not necessary to complete the course the Safe Work NSW (WorkCover) White Card is necessary to obtain employment in the Traffic Control Industry

Course Timing

This course is designed for those who are already working in the traffic control/management industry (implementing traffic management plans is an advantage)

  • Training will be 3 days regardless of experience, pre-course work, post course work and evidence gathering.

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 separate occasions (in the context of traffic control at worksites). This will consist of:

1. Theory Assessment – Undertaken during training session

2. Practical Assessment – Preparation during the Training Session with completion on the job and sent to Trainer/Assessor. This will be the Major Assessment Task and will include:

  • Developing and submitting two Traffic Management Plans that are to be approved and used in your workplace.
  • Additional pieces of evidence for each Traffic Management Plan including Traffic Control Plans/ Traffic Control Guidance Systems, Road Occupancy Licence (ROL) or Permit and Environment Management Plans.
  • Two other types of Workplace samples (details to be given during the course)

3. Supporting 3rd Party Report – To be completed by your immediate Workplace Supervisor

 

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