Traffic Management Design Course

The Traffic Management Design training course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to assist in making decisions about the manner in which they will plan a “Safe Place to Work” for workers, members of the public and other road users including motorists.

This programme has been developed to assist engineers, road maintenance planners in the design, planning and safety management of traffic at road works.

Available as an Onsite Course

Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives

A Traffic Management plan should be prepared for all works on a road, footpath or cycle track. The Traffic Management Design training course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to assist in making decisions about the manner in which they will plan a “Safe Place to Work” for workers, members of the public and other road users including motorists.

 

Course Topics
  • Legislation, guidance & reference documentation
  • Principles of design
  • Obtain information
  • Risk assessment
  • Vulnerable road users
  • Public transport
  • Residual risk & review
  • Classification for road works sites
  • Road narrows and active traffic management
  • Roundabouts
  • Road closures and detour
  • Lane closures
  • Introduction to planning for rural roads
  • Exercise: planning for rural roads
  • Group exercise: 4-way Stop & Go and 4-way traffic light
  • Planning for urban roads
  • High speed roads
  • Group exercise: Road marking
Legislation

Regulation 97 of the 2006 Regulations specifically deals with works on roads, footpaths and cycle tracks and puts the following onus on contractors to ensure:

  • Adequate guarding and lighting is provided, & traffic signs are placed & maintained, and where necessary operated, as reasonably required for the safe guidance or direction of persons, having regard, in particular, to the needs of people with disabilities.
  • There is on site, at all times when the works are in progress, at least one person with a valid Signing, Lighting and Guarding card.

Participants

A maximum of 8 participants can attend each Traffic Management training session.

Duration

Traffic Management training sessions are 2-days in duration.

Certification

On successful competition of the Traffic Management course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate. The certification will expire after 5-years.

Renewal

Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Participants must have a valid safe pass card.
  • We highly recommend that participants have a valid Signing Lighting and Guarding card. However, participants may be able to apply for an exemption should they be able to demonstrate relevant work experience.

Site Requirements

There are no special site requirements  associated with this classroom based course.

Public Course Dates

Summary Of Assessments

Participants are required to complete a project after this course whereby, the complete a traffic management plan. 

Resources

Useful Information

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