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Skill set details

RIISS00059 - Traffic Controller Skill Set for High Volume Roads (Release 2)

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2 (this release) 19/Oct/2022
(View details for release 1) 25/Jan/2021

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Release 2

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 9.0.

This version has been updated in consultation with the Industry Reference Committee.

Release 1

This version first released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Version 6.0.

Description

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required for those responsible for traffic control on Temporary Traffic Management Category 2 environments as described in the Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management.

Pathways Information

The unit provides credit towards a number of Certificate II and Certificate III qualifications in the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package and other training packages, such as RII30920 Certificate III in Civil Construction or equivalent.

Entry Requirement

This skill set may only be undertaken in addition to:

  • completion of the RIISS00058 Traffic Controller Skill Set for Urban Streets and Low Volume Rural Roads; and
  • at least 40 hours of experience working in a temporary traffic management workplace in a traffic controller role.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

This skill set has been created to align to the requirements of individuals responsible for traffic control in temporary traffic management, as described in the Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management on Temporary Traffic Management Category 2 environments. Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this skill set can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the skill set.

Skill Set Requirements

Successful completion of the following unit of competency inclusive of at least 20 hours practical experience applying the relevant skills and knowledge in a temporary traffic management workplace:

  • RIIWHS207 Control traffic on high volume roads.

The assessment for the unit of competency comprises both theoretical and practical components. The practical assessment component is to be undertaken after the practical experience is gained. Practical experience requirements must be completed on declared Temporary Traffic Management Category 2 roads within at least six months of successfully completing the theoretical component.

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals responsible for traffic control in temporary traffic management on Temporary Traffic Management Category 2 roads.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

The unit of competency from the RII Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package meets industry requirements for individuals responsible for traffic control in temporary traffic management on Temporary Traffic Management Category 2 environments as described in the Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management.