Course Details

Traffic Controller Skill Set Course (RIISS00044) (Control traffic with Stop/Slow Bat) is $250 per person.

The Traffic Controller skill set Course and Implement Traffic Control Guidance Plan Skill Set course are the two most common courses students complete to gain employment in the Traffic Management industry.

Legislation requires renewal or refresher training every three (3) years.

To be able to work on the road in a Traffic Controller capacity to operate a stop/slow bat, you will need a minimum of a Traffic Controller licence. A White Card is also recommended to gain work on a construction site.

If organising a onsite training, we can facilitate the Traffic Controller training nationally.


Students are required to provide 100 points of ID on the day of the course.

It is important to note that this Traffic Controller course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. If your health or fitness restricts you from performing physical activities associated with this program, you will not be able to complete this course.

TCP Training and Affirm Training are not registered with CRICOS, as such we are unable to conduct training and assessment for those with study restrictions on their visa. This includes but is not limited to the International Student Visa (subclass 500), you can check the entitlements of your visa here.

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 due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.


All students must complete the theory and practical training prior to going onto a live site to complete the workplace assessment and final sign off. Full details about assessments are included in the Assessment PDF.

Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the Traffic Controller skill set course.

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the Traffic Controller course at the full course fee.

Training Program

Students must:

  • Wear appropriate PPE (students can be turned away for failure to wear appropriate PPE):
    • Safety Boots (joggers/sneakers are unacceptable)
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Long pants (tights are unacceptable)
    • Sun and rain protection as required

There are 4 steps to the Traffic Controller course:

  • Day 1 - Theory training in the classroom
  • Day 1 - Practical training in a simulated work environment/live road
  • Complete all assessment workbooks (usually in class)
  • Assessment conducted on a real worksite/live project

We will provide all students with reading materials and assessment packs, including instructions detailing the evidence and documents each student must submit to complete the training program. Details below cover most of this information. Full Traffic Controller course details available in course PDF.


Traffic Controller skill set Course
New entrant $250
# Assessment fee $150*

*Rate subject to change

Training completion

After your training is successfully completed, you will be issued with a Roads Maritime Services (RMS) Statement of Completion which allows you to take this to a real worksite and complete the workplace assessment (see details below).

Students will also receive Statements of Attainment for the following Units of Competency:

  • RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS205D – Control traffic with stop/slow bat

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days from theory and training day.You are allowed one extension Statement of Completion, a fee of  $35 will be payable to be issued with another Statement of Completion. Please contact Affirm Training to discuss the requirements for extension.

Once you have been issued a Statement of Completion, you are eligible to work within its period of validity.

Submitting your assessment evidence

We strongly recommend that all students keep a copy of the documentation they complete and collect for their assessment submissions.

Granville Training & Assessment


Weekly Traffic Controller courses will be conducted on a Monday or Thursday.

The training schedule is as per the below:

  • Step 1 – Attend theory and practical training - 7:30am – 5pm
  • Step 2 – Complete all assessment workbooks
  • Step 3– Attend practical assessment at Homebush

Assessment Workbooks

At the classroom session, we will provide you with training workbooks. These workbooks must be completed and submitted before you pass your training & can be booked into the practical assessment.

Practical Assessment

Once all training and assessment workbooks have been completed, students will need to contact Affirm Training on 02 9699 7711 to book the practical assessment. The practical assessment is conducted in Homebush. This assessment is conducted in partnership with ACES Group, trading as Affirm Training (RTO 90024).

Full assessment details and pricing is available in the Traffic Controller Assessment PDF.


After successfully completing all the training and assessment requirements, you will need to send us a copy of your paperwork. Once marked competent, we will lodge the application to Roads Maritime Service for your licence to be posted to you.

NOTE: Licences take up to 3 weeks to arrive in the post from Roads Maritime Services. Please consider this as your Statement of Completion may expire before the certificate is issued.

Each successful student a Statement of Attainment which is a nationally recognised certificate. One Statement of Attainment will be issued for each unit of competency which is successfully completed.

This course is delivered by Affirm Training with certificates issued by Affirm Training ( RTOID:90024).

Course Enrolment

Traffic Control Course Description Traffic Control Course Description (1360 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (593 KB)

The cost for the Traffic Controller course is $250 per person plus assessment fee#.
Traffic Controller course delivered in Granville for public.

We also provide a Traffic Control course (combo) or Traffic Management course at our Granville training locations.

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