Stop/Slow Bat Course

Locations - Granville


Stop/Slow Bat Course is $250 per person plus practical assessment fee. Recertification is $200 per person. Certificate valid for 3 years.
Don’t wait to book a Stop/Slow Bat Course, call now on 02 9232 1010 or contact our team.

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Course Details

The entry level licence to get into traffic management is the Stop/Slow Bat Course. This is the minimum requirement to work in the industry and if the work site is a construction site, then you will need a white card as well.

If organising a group booking or onsite training, we can facilitate the training nationally.


Pre-requisites

It is important to note that this course requires a level of physical ability to complete practical assessments. If your health or fitness restricts you from performing physical activities associated with this program, you will not be able to complete this course.

This course combines plain English, videos, photos, and questioning to ensure all learners are able to have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office on 02 9232 1010 to discuss your training needs.


Assessment

All students must complete the theory and practical training prior to going onto a live site to complete the workplace assessment and sign off. Full details about assessments are included in the course PDF.

Students are offered multiple opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills throughout the program.

If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the course at the full course fee.


Training Program

Students must :

  • Wear appropriate PPE: closed shoes/boots, long sleeve shirt, long pants & any sun and rain protection are required or you can be turned away.

There are 4 steps to these programs:

  • Theory training in the classroom
  • Take home self paced learning and assessment workbook
  • Practical training in a simulated work environment
  • Assessment conducted on a real worksite/live project

We will provide all students with reading materials and assessment packs, including instructions detailing the evidence and documents each student must submit to complete the training program. Details below cover most of this information. Full course details available in course PDF.


Unit of Competency

Each of the courses have the following units of competency associated:

Stop/Slow Bat Course = 3 units

  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic with a stop/slow bat
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

Granville Training & Assessment

Training

Weekly Traffic Controller courses will be conducted on a Monday or Thursday.

The training schedule is as per the below:

  • Step 1 – Attend theory and practical training - 8am – 4pm
  • Step 2 – Complete all assessment workbooks
  • Step 3– Attend practical assessment in Homebush or live worksite

Assessment Workbooks

At the training sessions, we will provide you with assessment workbooks. These workbooks must be completed and submitted to the trainer before you can progress & book into the practical assessment day.

Practical Assessment

Once all training and assessment workbooks have been completed, students will need to call to book the practical assessment. The practical assessment is conducted in Homebush.

This assessment is conducted in partnership with ACES Group, trading as Affirm Training (RTO 90024).
Full assessment details and pricing is available in the course PDF.


Cost

Stop/Slow Bat Course

New entrant

$250

Assessment

$150*

*Rate includes up to one hour of travel for the assessor and one hour of assessment. Additional fees may apply depending on assessment location. For full details see Assessment section.


Training completion

After your training is successfully completed, students are issued with a Roads Maritime Services (RMS) Statement of Completion which allows you to take this to a real worksite and complete the workplace assessment (see details below).

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days. If you require an extension for this, a fee of $50 will be payable to be issued with another Statement of Completion.

Once you have been issued a Statement of Completion, you are eligible to work within its period of validity.


Certification

After successfully completing all the training and assessment requirements, you will need to send us a copy of your paperwork. Once marked competent, we will lodge the application to Roads Maritime Service for your licence to be posted to you.

NOTE: Licences take up to 3 weeks to arrive in the post from Roads Maritime Services. Please consider this as your Statement of Completion may expire before the certificate is issued.

Each successful student a Statement of Attainment which is a nationally recognised certificate. One Statement of Attainment will be issued for each unit of competency which is successfully completed.

This course is delivered by Affirm Training with certificates issued by Affirm Training (RTOID: 90024).


Traffic Controller FAQs

Can I convert my Grey Traffic Controllers photo ID card to a Blue Traffic Controllers card?

Persons holding a Grey Traffic Controllers – Non Construction Card and who have completed their NSW SafeWork OHS General Construction Induction training or recognised equivalent can now convert their Traffic Controller - Non Construction card to the Blue Traffic Controller Photo Id card. To convert your Grey Card to a RTA Blue Traffic Controller Photo Id card, call the Traffic Control Training Unit on (02) 8837 0356 or check the website for more details.

Do I require a White Card for this training?

No. You do not require a White Card to undertake this training, however you will need a White Card to work  or be assessed on a construction site in NSW. 

How long is my licence valid for?

Your licence will be valid for a 3 year period. We recommend you apply to get re-certified before it expires.

How long is my Statement of Completion (SOC) valid for?

A Statement of Completion (SOC) is valid for 90 days. This allows individuals to work & gain experience within this time period. Note your SOC must be in date to undertake the practical assessment on a live worksite.

How long is the Photo ID Card valid for?

All Photo ID Cards are valid for three years. To re-qualify as a Traffic Controller you will need to complete the training and assessments to receive a valid Photo ID Card.

What can I do as a Traffic Controller?

Traffic Controllers gain the skills & knowledge to stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat and understand stopping sight distances. If you are new to the industry, we recommend undertaking the Combo course to further increase prospects of employment.

What can I do with Implement Traffic Control Plans?

Individuals will gain the ability to set up and close down traffic control devices & signage according to a nominated TCGS/TCP, to WHS and legislative requirements. This training is suited to those who have Traffic Controller experience and wish to further their career within the traffic control/management industry.

What happens if my Statement of Completion (SOC) has expired?

If  your SOC has passed its 90 day period of validity, you can no longer use this for work purposes. Please contact our team or email traffic@tcptraining.com to discuss your options.

What if I have an overseas Drivers Licence?

If the date of issue is 12 months or more from the date you are attending a training course and it is not a learner’s permit then you may be able to attend the training. If the licence is not written in English an International Driving Permit or an English translation must be also carried with the licence If you are uncertain please check with your Training Provider, call the Traffic Control Training Unit (02) 8837 0356 or check the website for more details.

What if my licence has been lost or stolen?

Please contact the Roads & Traffic Authority on 1300 828 782

What if my Ticket has been lost or stolen?

Please contact the Roads & Traffic Authority on (02) 8837 0356.

What is the Driver License requirement?

All persons seeking to be trained in the RTA Traffic Control using a Stop/ Slow Bat are required to hold, or to have previously held, a minimum of a Provisional “P2” Driver’s Licence (Green P’s). Persons seeking to be trained in the RTA Traffic Control using a Stop/Slow Bat (Grey or Blue ticket) are required to:

  • Hold or have held a NSW Provisional (P2) Drivers Licence (Green P) or its equivalent or;
  • Hold or have held, within the past two years, a (NSW) STOP/SLOW (Grey or Blue) ticket.

Note that an equivalent Drivers Licence can include;

  • NSW unrestricted drivers licence Class R1 (rider) or;
  • A licence from another Australian State or Territory that is the equivalent or better than the above mentioned P2 or R1 licences.
  • Persons who do not hold a current licence, but have held one in the past, will need to provide proof to the Trainer before attempting the training.
When do I get my licence?

Once a student completes their final practical assessment successfully, the photocard licence can take up to 3 weeks to arrive in the post from Roads Maritime Services NSW.


General FAQs

Can Centrelink pay for me?

What you need to do is register with your local Job Network Agent. Your Employment Consultant will make the booking with us on your behalf and arrange payment with us directly. Unfortunately Centrelink does not pay directly.

Can I pay my package in installments?

Unfortunately we cannot offer this service, full payment of course fees are required at the time of booking. The good news is that we try to always offer value for money and keep course fees affordable, so you know that you are always getting good value, especially with our package deals which offer reduced prices!

Can you get me a job?

Although we cannot guarantee you a job, we would be delighted to refer you to an agent who may be able to assist you to find work.

What if I have trouble with written/spoken english for a Course?

You may bring a friend along to the course or, alternatively, you can phone the National Translation service to book an interpreter. Visit the Immigration website for more information about help with translating.

What payment methods do you accept?

Payment can be made at the time of booking using either a credit card, EFTPOS or cash. Invoices and acceptance of company cheques is by prior arrangement only.


Course Enrolment

Slow/Stop Bat Course Description Slow/Stop Bat Course Description (1360 KB)

Student Handbook Student Handbook (554 KB)

The cost for the full program is $250 per person plus assessment fee.
Stop/Slow Bat Course delivered in Granville for public.

Call now on 02 9232 1010 or contact our team.

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