Traffic Management Training and Mentoring

ProTraffic Training and Mentoring keeps your staff and the public moving safely.

All ProTraffic courses cover Waka Kotahi and connexis US qualification requirements. The material we deliver goes far beyond the basics. When your people train with us, you know they will have learned and understood the right way to work in the road corridor.

Our qualified trainers have extensive Traffic Management knowledge, expertise and experience in the field to help deliver both practical and technical learning.

With practical mentoring and 1:1 support, ProTraffic Training and Mentoring gives your team confidence that they have the right skills and support to succeed.

COURSES AVAILABLE

TTM Worker

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31958

This is your first step in the TTM industry. You will be trained and competency assessed to ensure you can work safely on a roadworks worksite as part of a TTM crew. A TTM Worker can assist in setting up, maintaining, and packing down a TTM worksite. A TTM worker requires supervision by an STMS or T.M.O at all times when working on the road.

Course prerequisites:
None

Through a combination of mixed theory, practical training and assessment, this course covers:

  • The TTM Worker role and responsibilities
  • The correct PPE to be worn at a worksite
  • The no go zones at a worksite
  • The framework for a TTM worksite
  • About the Traffic Management Plan (TMP)
  • Manual handling/lifting of TTM equipment
  • Setting out TTM equipment
  • Using a Stop/Go paddle
  • Using radio communications
  • Acting as a ‘spotter
  • Interacting with people.

Duration: 1 day

Cost: $375 + GST

Anyone involved in setting up, maintaining, packing down a TTM worksite or wanting to progress to higher qualified roles in the TTM framework.

2022 dates coming soon

T.M.O. – Non practising

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31959

This is the theory required before you begin to take on responsibility on a TTM worksite. A T.M.O. – Non Practising is a stepping stone to the T.M.O. – Practising warrant. The T.M.O. – Non Practising cannot do any more on site than a TTM worker.

Course prerequisites:
Successfully awarded TTM Worker (US31958)

Through a combination of theory, training and assessment, this course covers:

  • How to maintain existing static worksites within the current phase while the STMS is away from worksite
  • How to undertake roadside and shoulder activities
  • How to undertake inspection activities.

Duration: 1 day

Cost: $375 + GST

Anyone progressing through to T.M.O. – Practising and beyond.

2022 dates coming soon.

T.M.O. – Practising

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31960

This is where you will show you are competent in the theory covered in the T.M.O. – Non Practising after working with your TTM mentor. A T.M.O. – Practising can set up, manage, and pack down a shoulder closure and manage a closure in the live lane. They will require a practicing STMS to be on-site to set up, alter, or pack down any closure in the live lane. A T.M.O. – Practising can also complete inspection activity on the road.

Course prerequisites:
Successfully awarded T.M.O. – Non practising warrant and worked with a mentor to complete US31960 verifications.

Through practical assessment in a live environment, this assessment evaluates:

  • That trainees show they are competent in situations they will be working in. They will be required to show competency in:
     – Setting up and packing down a shoulder closure
     – Maintain an alternating flow closure
     – Complete an inspection activity on a Cat A road.

Duration: Approximately 1 day

Cost: $POA

Anyone undertaking work in the shoulder, managing a TTM worksite with support of an STMS. Also, for anyone completing inspection activities.

STMS Universal

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31961

This is the theory required before you progress further into either practising or non-practising TTM rolls on a TTM worksite. An STMS-U is a non-practising warrant and a stepping stone to Practising STMS Roles such as Cat A/B practising or Non-practising Roles such as TTM Planner or Auditor. An STMS-U cannot set up or pack down a TTM closure in the live lane.

Course prerequisites:
Current TMO or;
Current TMO-NP or;
Current TC or;
Current TC (I).

Through a combination of theory, training and assessment, this course covers:

  • How to assess risk on a worksite
  • How to lead and give direction to crew and visitors
  • How to locate information in the TMP
  • Understanding the principles of TMP implementation
  • Understanding contingency plans
  • Understanding the worksite layout distances
  • How to complete TTM briefings
  • How to complete onsite paperwork.

Duration: 2 days

Cost: $575 + GST

Anyone progressing to practising STMS Roles such as Cat A/B Practising or Non-practising Roles such as TTM Planner or Auditor.

2022 dates coming soon.

STMS-NP (Cat A/B)

Non-Practising

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31962

Further theory training on both Cat A and Cat B road environments. This prepares you for further practical training with your mentor and practical assessments. An STMS-NP (Cat A/B) is a non-practising warrant and a stepping stone to STMS-P (Cat A/B). An STMS-NP (Cat A/B) cannot set up or pack down a TTM closure in the live lane.

Course prerequisites:
STMS universal or;
STMS of any level expired for more than 12 months or;
STMS of the relevant category expired for more than 12 months.

Through a combination of theory, training and assessment, this course covers:

  • The key requirements for Category A and B roads.
  • How to locate information in the COPTTM relating to Category A roads.
  • How to prepare for your practical assessments.

Duration: 1.5 days

Cost: $575 + GST

Anyone progressing through to STMS-P (Cat A/B).

2022 dates coming soon.

STMS-Practising (Cat A)

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31963

This is where you will show you are competent in the theory covered in the STMS Cat A (60kph and under) after working with your TTM mentor. A STMS-P (Cat A) can set up, alter, manage, pack down any TTM worksite closure on a Cat A road. They can also oversee T.M.O. with delegated authority.

Course prerequisites:
Successfully awarded STMS Cat A – Non practising warrant and worked with a mentor to complete US31963 verifications.

Through practical assessment this course evaluates:

Trainees are required to show they are competent in situations they will be working in, including:

  • 2 of the following must be verified by your mentor before the assessment:
     – Shoulder closure
     – Two lane diversion
     – Multi lane closure.
  • Alternating flow closure will be completed for your final assessment

Duration: Approximately 0.5 days

Cost: $POA

Anyone who is required to set up, alter, and pack down TTM closures on Cat A roads (60kph and under).

STMS-Practising (Cat B)

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31963

This is where you will show you are competent in the theory covered in the STMS cat B (70kph and over) after working with your TTM mentor. An STMS-P (Cat B) can set up, alter, manage, pack down any TTM worksite closure on a Cat B road. They can also oversee T.M.O. with delegated authority.

Course prerequisites:
Successfully awarded STMS Cat B – Non practising warrant and worked with a mentor to complete US31963 verifications.

Through practical assessment this course evaluates:

Trainees are required to show they are competent in situations they will be working in, including:

  • 2 of the following must be verified by your mentor before the assessment:
     – Shoulder closure
     – Two lane diversion
     – Multi lane closure.
  • Alternating flow closure will be completed for your final assessment

Duration: Approximately 0.5 days

Cost: $POA

Anyone who is required to set up, alter, and pack down TTM closures on Cat B roads (70kph and over).

STMS-R NP (Cat A/B)

Non-Practising

Qualification:
NZQA Unit Standard US31963

This is refresher training for an existing or recently expired STMS to prepare them for practical assessments. A STMS-R NP (Cat A/B) is a non-practising warrant. The practical assessments for each category of road they will be working on is required to set up on the road. An STMS-R NP (Cat A/B) cannot set up or pack down a TTM closure in the live lane.

Course prerequisites:
STMS of any level current or expired no more than 12 months or;
STMS of the relevant category (A for A refresher, B for B refresher) either current or expired no more than 12 months.

Through a combination of training, theory and practical assessment this course teaches:

  • The changes to CoPTTM to allow implementation of stage 1 of the rollout of the Waka Kotahi training and competency model
  • What on-site STMS need to do to prepare for their practising assessment.

Duration: 1 day

Cost: $375 + GST

Anyone wanting to refresh their STMS qualification and continue to set up, alter, and pack down TTM closure on Cat A/B roads.

Contact us for the next course dates.

TTM mentoring

Qualification:
N/A

Mentoring prepares you for the T.M.O. and STMS practical assessments. Our mentors can work with your team to provide on site training, help put their theory into practise, and guide you on what is required to meet the assessment standards.

Mentors work in real-life situations to put into practice the competencies that are required for practical assessments:

  • Preparing for the day
  • Checking the TMP
  • Identifying plant, vehicle, and personnel requirements for the job
  • Loading trucks
  • Pre Start checks
  • Leading the team for site installations/alterations/pack downs
  • Managing contractors and work programs.

Duration: TBC

Cost: $POA

Non-practising TMO’s and any STMS in training for practical assessments. We can also help train your internal mentors on assessment standards.