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Traffic Controller

TC Qualification Overview

This course provides an introduction to Temporary Traffic management (TTM) guidelines, skills and requirements set out by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) for work activities on the road. 


Who should attend

Anybody who is looking to carry out TTM duties on state highways or local roads is required to have a TC qualification. Will be working underneath an STMS as a Manual Traffic Controller (MTC/Stop/Go).

What does it cost

This course costs $304.75 Including GST


One day course from 09:00am till 05:00pm

Course Content

1. Introduction to the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM)

2. Authorities of a TC

3. Responsibilites

4. Equipment and signs

5. Operate as a Manual Traffic Controller (MTC) - Stop/Go

6. Static and mobile operations

7. Understanding and filling our correct documentation


Learning Environment

The course is predominantly classroom based with additional practical exercises. Computers are provided to all attendees. Attendees will be taught to navigate CoPTTM to find answers to tests. This is an extremelyusefull tool as it empowers employees to find solutions to problems in the field and facilitates on-going learning. 

Maximum class size of 15 to ensure all learners get the quality attention and guidance they need.


Practical Content

Our courses also include competency based practical exercises to learn the basics of Manual Traffic Control (Stop/Go) and the placement of signs and TTM equipment. You can be confident your staff will be taught the correct safe work methods for operating in the road environment.



Successful participants will be issued with a temporary photo ID card as evidence until the NZTA TC Certificate and ID card arrives which is valid for three years. 


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