TC (Traffic Controller) Course Explained
Duration: 8 hours (including breaks)
Method of delivery: Classroom workshop, PowerPoint Presentation
Tests: 4 Open Book tests (20 minutes each)
Each test covers a different section of CoPTTM (Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management), attendees are required to use CoPTTM to answer test questions.
Attendees will learn the basics of Temporary Traffic Management:
- Section A: Introduction and General
- Section B: Equipment
- Section C: Static Operations
- Section D: Mobile Operations
You must achieve an average of 60% over all four tests to pass the course and become a TC.
Once the course has finished you will fill out your registration form and have your photo taken. You will then be issued an ID card from NZTA with your own NZTA ID number. This can take 4-6 weeks to arrive.
NZQA Unit Standards
In addition to the NZTA TC Course there are NZQA unit standards that require demonstrating a level of competency; candidates will physically implement TTM.
|NZTA Course||Unit Standard||Description||Credits||Level|
|Level 1 TC||20878||Assist with temporary traffic management for low volume and Level 1 roads||1||2|
|5629||Assist with temporary traffic management site closure for Level 2 and 3 roads||2||2|
|5627||Operate as a Traffic Controller (TC) for low volume and Level 1 roads||4||3|