Traffic Controller Training: Frequently Asked Questions

AusQ Training have been in the traffic management training industry for over a decade now and we have helped more than 15,000 people achieve nationally recognised qualifications in the construction industry, so as you can imagine we have had our fair share of questions over the years!  We thought what a better way than to share with you, Traffic Controller training: frequently asked questions. Chances are if one person has asked, more have the same question.  

The traffic management industry is constantly growing. With the WA government pledging even more money into our roads and infrastructure which is a huge boost for the construction and traffic management industry, therefore, the need for skilled and qualified Traffic Controllers in Perth and WA will continue to grow. 

Many are turning to construction and traffic management as the training and career move of choice.  

Let us cover some of our Traffic Controller Training frequently asked questions;  

Which course is right for me?  

When it comes to traffic management training in WA there are various course types of names and abbreviations that are used. Basic Worksite Traffic Management & Traffic Control (BWTM & TC) accreditation is our most popular training course due to majority requiring this qualification. If you are looking at gaining employment as a Traffic Controller on WA roads, you will be required to hold this level of accreditation.  

To understand more about the difference between BWTM vs BWTM & TC Training read full article here.  

AusQ Training is approved to deliver ALL levels of Main Roads WA Traffic Management training – see our full list of courses here 

Still unsure what traffic management training course is right for you? Reach out to our customer support team 

What is the cost of training?  

All our courses and pricing are available on our website [click here]  

Some traffic management courses attracted a subsidy from Construction Training Fund (CTF). AusQ Training is an approved Construction Training Fund (CTF) Bulk Biller Provider, which allows eligible employers and candidates to access subsidies for construction and traffic management training in WA. Subsidies are available to reduce training costs, making it easier for eligible businesses and employees to access the training they need when they need it. Want to learn more or check your eligibility [read here].

What do you need to bring to training?

All course participants MUST bring their driver’s licence, white card, and any previous traffic management accreditation cards.

All participants are required to wear work attire including enclosed footwear & hi-visibility due to practical assessments during the course. Due to training outdoors using real live roads, a hat as sun protection is required.

In the event of wet weather, participants will be required to supply their own wet weather gear.

Where do you deliver the traffic management training courses?  

Depending on your training needs, we have training locations in both metropolitan and regional Western Australia. We have training facilities in Perth (Osborne Park), Bunbury and regularly offer traffic management and construction courses in Albany. Check out our locations here 

We can also come to you for training (anywhere in WA) – contact our team today to discuss your on-site training requirements. 

Are there any employment opportunities once you have completed training?  

Our role is to provide the required training to gain employment – we do not provide jobs to work in traffic management. 

Due to high skills demand, traffic management jobs are aplenty for people with the right qualifications. AusQ Training aims to successfully connect employers with job seekers, and we have a specific Job Board setup to assist in this process – browse Traffic Management & Construction Related Jobs here 

I want to enrol in Traffic Management training? 

AusQ Training offer a range of courses to assist you in the traffic management or construction industry, in Perth, Bunbury, Albany and all over WA – to view our range of public training courses [click here] or view our public training course calendar here

Make a time to chat to one of our Customer Support Team members [here] to discuss your traffic management training needs. 



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