AusQ Training specialise in traffic management training across Western Australia.

Worksite Traffic Management (WTM)

Course Overview
This four (4) day course provides participants with the theory and practical skills required to monitor the effectiveness of traffic guidance schemes including adding and/or removing signs and devices within the scope and objectives of the Traffic Management Plan.  This course is aimed at personnel in a Supervisory role, who are required to carry out risk management processes in the resource and infrastructure industries.  The course is delivered face to face and includes practical training and assessments.

This level of Main Roads WA accreditation is suited to Team Crew Leaders, Leading Hands, Supervisors, Project Managers or Approving Officers.

Course Duration
Four (4) days – 32 hours
7.15am arrival, 7.30am commencement

Training Locations
– Perth 561 Bickley Road, Maddington
– Bunbury 10 Allnut Court, Bunbury 
– Group & Onsite Training available across WA, contact us for a quote

Course Dates/Fees
For upcoming training course dates, locations and fees please visit our Training Calendar

Competencies
Upon successful completion, all participants will be issued by AusQ Training RTO 52361 with the following nationally recognised Statement of Attainment:
RIIRIS402D Carry out the risk management processes

AusQ Training is a Main Roads WA approved training provider therefore upon successful completion and meeting all the required Main Roads WA pre requisites participants will also receive a Main Roads WA  Worksite Traffic Management (WTM) accreditation (valid for 3 years).

Pre Entry Requirements
Participants are required to:
– Provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
– Have good English literacy and reading skills as training will involve reading work instructions, interpreting/modifying traffic guidance schemes, writing safety documentation and compliance audit reports
– Bring along the following current resources to the course including Main Roads WA Code of Practice Works on RoadsMain Roads WA Code of Practice for Events & AS1742.3 Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 3 Traffic Control for Works on Roads.  Note: In the event resources are not available to the student prior to the course, copies can be supplied to students by request for use during the training course.

Main Roads WA Prerequisites
In order to meet Main Roads WA requirements, participants MUST:
– Have evidence of being issued with a valid Worksafe WA Construction Safety Awareness Training Card (blue card) or Construction Induction (White Card)
– Hold a current Main Roads WA Basic Worksite Traffic Management (BWTM) accreditation *
– Have documentary evidence of at least 1 years practical experience in traffic management OR; have documentary evidence of at least 2 year’s practical experience in road construction/maintenance
– Complete a Pre Enrolment form to demonstrate meeting the above listed requirements

* Exemption from holding a current BWTM accreditation may be offered for employees working in Main Roads, Local Governments or other approving bodies with at least 3 years’ experience in traffic management, road safety, road construction/maintenance or road design that will be endorsing TMP’s. Additionally they must have previously held a BWTM accreditation.

The above listed requirements and evidence must be submitted in advance of training being undertaken, to confirm your eligibility and acceptance into the course.  You will be required to complete and return the Worksite Traffic Management (WTM) Pre Enrolment Evidence Form along with your enrolment.

Training Day/Catering
Participants are required to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled course start time.  Catering will be provided for all public training courses including morning tea, lunch and tea/coffee facilities. If you have any special dietary requirements, please indicate this on your online enrolment or contact our office at least 5 working days prior to your course commencement date. All participants are required to bring their drivers licence, white card and any previous accreditation details.

What To Wear
All participants are required to wear appropriate work attire, including:
– Steel capped boots
– Hi-visibility clothing
– Gloves
– Hat/sun protection
– Wet weather gear
The above PPE is essential due to practical training and assessment completed during this course.

In the event PPE items are not available to a student prior to the course, please contact our office we may be able to organise additional PPE items to use during training, by arrangement in advance only.

CTF Subsidy
“The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.” For more details on CTF Subsidies Click Here

Costs
$1490pp
No GST for Nationally Accredited Training.

CTF Subsidy
Metropolitan Rate $992pp – You Pay $498pp
Regional Rate $1088pp – You Pay $402pp
Note: This subsidy is available to eligible participants only.

No other government training entitlements and subsidy arrangements are currently available for this course.

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL provides an opportunity for a review and assessment of skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal or informal training, work or life experience.  Through this process a Qualification or a Statement of Attainment for one of more Units of Competency may be awarded.  The RPL assessment process has a number of steps that will help determine if you already have the required skills and knowledge to select this pathway option.  Read more. 

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AusQ News
BWTM Accreditation - Supervise Experienced Road Workers

Road workers with at least 12 months experience working on roads are permitted to implement signs under direct supervision of someone that holds a BWTM accreditation. This is only permitted on local roads with a permanent speed limit of 50 km/h or less and less than 15,000 vehicles per day.

Traffic Management Plans - MRWA Template Required

Any party undertaking work on a road shall prepare a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) that adequately provides for the safety of workers and road users while maintaining an adequate level of service to road users. To ensure a consistent approach is taken when developing a TMP one of the Main Roads WA TMP templates shall be used as a basis for the development of the plan. Any section headings that are not applicable to the TMP being developed shall be kept in the document and noted as not applicable (with the intent of keeping the TMP section numbers the same throughout all TMPs). Read More on page 17, Main Roads WA Code of Practice Works on Roads

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