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Registered Training Organisation – 31472

Traffic Control (Stop/Slow Bat)

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Australian Safety & Training Alliance can only provide Traffic Control Training for those already employed in the industry or who have the ability to complete VET required logbook hours with a Traffic Control company. We cannot assist participants in the VET placement for the 20 hour log book requirement.

Who Should Attend

Participants who wish to obtain traffic controller accreditation.


The aim of this training course is to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to allow them to apply for an accredited Traffic Controller Licence in Queensland.

Course Outline

On completion of this course participants should be able to understand the;

  • authority to control traffic
  • approved dress / clothing requirements for traffic controllers
  • maximum speed limit for controlling traffic
  • responsibility for Traffic Controller Ahead signs / Prepare to Stop signs
  • location of traffic control station
  • process for communication with others
  • process for controlling traffic at night
  • process for reporting offenders
  • requirements for removing or covering signs when not controlling traffic


Participants are to hold a current Construction Induction Card (blue/white) and provide evidence at or before the training date. Participants are to complete the units Working in Proximity to Traffic (WPT) Parts 1 & 2 and submit evidence of completion of these to ASTA with the completed RIIWHS205E Control traffic with a stop/slow bat 20 Hour Vocational Logbook.

Entry Requirements

Participants will be required to successfully complete an LLN assessment to confirm numeracy, reading, writing and language skills at least to ACSF Level 2 prior to enrolment into their selected course.

It is a requirement that participants wishing to attend this training;

  • be able to stand for period of 2-3 hours or more
  • be able to enter and exit the work location safely and unaided
  • have adequate mobility to be able to avoid vehicle movements
  • have adequate mobility, eyesight and hearing to be able to observe their surrounding work area in all directions during activities.


Participants will receive copies of all training materials required such as;

  • Traffic Controller Workbook
  • Traffic Controller Ready Reckoner
  • Traffic Controller accreditation scheme approved procedure, and
  • Transport & Main Roads Queensland Traffic Controller Clothing Standard

The Code of Practice; Traffic Management for Construction or Maintenance Work 2008 will be made available for participants within the training room.

Classroom training consists of theory and demonstration of the understanding of Traffic Control processes over a 1 day period. When these classroom activities are successfully completed, participants will receive a Vocational Placement Logbook for completion and return to ASTA within 3 months of the date of training.

Mandatory Requirements

Participants are required to attend training with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a workplace including safely footwear and their workplace protective clothing suitable for conducting traffic control operations. All participants are to engage in all assessment activities to satisfactorily complete the course.

Log Book

All participants will be issued with a Vocational Place Logbook which includes a full explanation of the requirements for both the client and the employer / supervisor. Participants are required to log on the job hours, being supervised and signed off by a current Traffic Control Licence holder. The hours required to be completed in Vocational Placement logbook are a minimum of 20 hours, prior to returning this to ASTA within 3 months of the training date.


Participants will undertake a theory assessment on the day of classroom training delivery. The assessment consists of mutiple choice, true or false and short answer questions.

Practical Assessment activity

A short practical assessment is to be conducted in a simulated environment, after successful completion of the theory assessment. This practical is not to occur on a live site with vehicles and machinery. Work health & safety requirements must be observed at all times during the assessment.

The assessment tool is to be used to assess client comprehension of the program after they have satisfactorily completed the theory assessment component of the program.

A further 20 hours is required to be completed by the client under direct supervision by an already Licenced Traffic Controller and recorded in the Vocational Placement Logbook provided. At completion of the Vocational Placement Logbook hours and notification to ASTA, an onsite practical assessment may be arranged. Video evidence and supporting documentation can be provided by an approved third party for verification by ASTA. All participants are to engage in all assessment activities to satisfactorily complete the course.


Participants who demonstrate competency by successfully completing the written assessment and practical demonstration are entitled to receive a Certificate of Attendance for the theory component. Participants can at this stage lodge their Application for Traffic Controller Accreditation Form (F4115) so that the compulsory criminal background check, and traffic offence history checks can be perform whilst the vocational placement logbook is being completed. If required, participants can be provided with information on how to lodge their application.

On return of the vocation placement logbook (within 3 months of training date), verifying the recorded hours of the client, and satisfactory completion of an onsite practical or provision of satisfactory video evidence and supporting documentation, the participant is entitled to receive a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS205E Control Traffic with a stop slow bat. Participants may also be eligible for the relevant traffic control licence subject to the completion of the the appropriate application and payment of fees. ASTA may provide information on how to apply for their Traffic Control Licence. This licence is renewable every 3 years,


The course is delivered in a face to face formal in either ASTA training rooms or at your workplace, depending on numbers and client or workplace requirements. Vocation Placement Logbook requirements are to be completed on site under the direction and supervision of an appropriately qualified and experienced person. Onsite assessments by ASTA are to be conducted on client worksites.

Course Schedule

You can refer to the ASTA website www.austsafe.net.au for a current training calendar or contact our office on 07) 4153 2800

Duration                       - 1 day (classroom) +

                                      - 20 hour logbook experience (onsite) +

                                      - practical assessment (onsite)

                                       minimum and maximum numbers apply

Investment                   - $400 per person (coursework)

                                      - $150 per person (onsite practical assessment - local)

                                      - Licence fee payable to Queensland Transport


No Public Course for Traffic Control (Stop/Slow Bat) scheduled at this time.
Please contact our office to discuss your training options.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07 4153 2800

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