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TP Training is a SafeWork NSW approved training provider for Traffic controller (Blue Card) training course in sydney.

This course addresses the skills and knowledge for those responsible for stopping and starting traffic in temporary traffic management using a stop/slow bat or boom gate.

This program is a good entry point for those wishing to establish themselves into the traffic control/management industry

This course does NOT qualify a participant to set up or work with traffic control plans.

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Course Fee

$300 $250» Include SafeWork NSW fee.

$70» Live practical assessment.


  • Auburn

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Course Description

If you are looking for work as a traffic controller in NSW, you will need a NSW SafeWork Traffic Control Work Training (TCWT) card by successful completion of the Traffic controller training with a SafeWork NSW approved course provider.

This course is recommended for workers in operational roles who generally work in teams in live traffic environments under some degree of supervision.

Traffic Controller course provide theory, practical skills and assessment for topics related to the duties of a controller including

  • 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
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
Entry Requirements

Participants must

  • Be 17 years of age and above
  • Have a current SafeWork NSW White Card (or equivalent)
  • Provide original ID documents that add up to at least 100 points in line with SafeWork NSW ID points table. Within these documents, you must be able to show your photo ID, date of birth, signature, and current residential address.
  • Provide evidence to demonstrate Australian / New Zealand Citizenship or Residency
  • Have physically ability to demonstrate lifting equipment, signs and devices for training and assessment
  • Provide Unique Student Identifier (USI) number
  • Complete TP Training Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment

This Traffic Controller course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance to complete the Traffic Controller course due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 1800 577 301 or to discuss your training needs.


This course requires one day (8 hours) attendance of classroom-based training with allocated breaks and half day (3 hours) live practical assessment.

Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time of the course to complete the necessary enrolment paperwork.

If participants arrive 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time, entry to the course will be refused.

Participants need to wear suitable work boots, long trousers, long sleeved shirt, hat and a high visibility vest (or shirt) for all practical training and assessments.

Training & Assessments

Traffic Controller 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

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 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 a SafeWork NSW approved RTO)
  • provision of workplace samples and documentation

After successful completion of the theory and practical training, you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) which allows you to work immediately under supervision within its period of validity.

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days, during this time you will be required to complete a live practical assessment in order to receive your SafeWork NSW Traffic Control Work Training (TCWC) card.

After successful completion of both your one-day class-room based training and half-day live practical assessment, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (SOA) issued by TP Training listing all the units of competency included in this training course. TP Training will then submit notification to SafeWork NSW to issue you with a SafeWork Traffic Control Work Training (TCWC) card.

Note Your SafeWork NSW TCWT card may take up to four (4) weeks to arrive in post from SafeWork NSW. Please consider that your Statement of Completion may expire before your card is received. If you don’t receive your card, please contact SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.