Basic Worksite Traffic Management and Traffic Controller Course

Our Basic Worksite Traffic Management & Traffic Controller (BWTM & TC) course provides you with the skills and knowledge to install and maintain traffic management signage and equipment at worksites, follow traffic management plans, and control vehicle and pedestrian traffic using stop-slow bats. BWTM and TC is the industry standard for working in traffic management on roads in W.A

Students are required to read the Student Handbook and agree to the Terms and Conditions prior to enrolment. All candidates must satisfactorily complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment as well as a course suitability discussion during the enrolment process. You will receive course confirmation after your enrolment has been reviewed. All students require a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI). Assessment methods vary according to the specific requirements for the unit of competency buy may include written knowledge questions, projects, demonstration of skill, reports, and direct observation of practical tasks. Alternative methods of assessment are based on reasonable adjustment. Upon successful completion of all aspects of the course, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Upon successful completion of all requirements for Main Roads BWTM and TC accreditation, we will submit your application to Main Roads and issue your Main Roads WA Traffic Management certificate and ‘Photo Identification’ card. Main Roads WA accreditation is valid for 3 years. Please refer to for further information.

Students participating in this course are required to wear enclosed shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Full long sleeve high vis and long pants are required for on road practical activities, recommended colour is yellow or orange. There will be limited items available for the duration of the course for students who are not able to source their own.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have current or previous evidence of holding a valid driver’s license (not Learner’s Permit)
  • Candidates must have evidence of being issued with a valid Worksafe WA Construction Safety Awareness Training card (blue card) or Construction Induction (white card)*
  • Proof of eligibility is required at the time of enrolment

*For students who don’t hold one of these cards, the first day of the course is allocated to completing CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (white card). For students who already hold their card, training will commence on the second day.


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