To become an accredited traffic management implementation officer (TMI Officer) in Queensland you are required to successfully complete an approved training course. Transport and Main Roads have an approved training provider list available HERE.
This course is broken into two (2) parts:
Part 1: Theory
- An 8 hour instructor led session including: lectures, group discussion, case studies, exercises and written assessment
- Trained in the application of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
- Principles for implementing Traffic Management Plans
- Legislative framework
- Responsibilities for safety at worksites
- Definitions related to roadworks signing
- Identifying traffic control devices and their functions
- Implementing traffic guidance schemes
- Record keeping
Part 2: Practical
- The practical component consists of a minimum of three on-the-job set ups relevant to the candidate’s current working situation
- Skills and knowledge to implement a traffic guidance scheme for roadworks ensuring traffic flow is maintained
- Maximisation of the safety of the public and workers
NOTE: This course does not entitle a person to apply for a Control traffic with stop-slow bat Licence.
You must meet the following criteria:
- Trainees must have an appropriate level of learning, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the training to become a traffic controller
Anyone working on a construction site (e.g. a roadway) to hold a White Card / Blue Card (Construction Safety Induction Card).
Successful participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plans and will be issued with a card.
Additional information for trainees
This training course requires a renewal every 3 years to remain current.