Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) / Refresher

Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) Course / Refresher

TC Qualification Overview:

This course provides an introduction to Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) guidelines, skills and requirements set out by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) for work activities on the road.

Who should attend:

Anybody who is looking to carry out TTM duties on state highways or local roads is required to have a TC qualification. Will be working underneath an STMS as a Manual Traffic Controller (MTC / Stop/Go).


One day, typically from 09:00 to 17:00
After hours’ / night shift courses may be booked

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM)
  • Authorities of a TC
  • Responsibilities
  • Equipment and signs
  • Operate as a Manual Traffic Controller (MTC) – Stop/Go
  • Static and mobile operations
  • Understanding and filling out correct documentation

Learning environment:

The course is predominantly classroom based with additional practical exercises. Computers are provided to all attendees. Attendees will be taught to navigate CoPTTM to find answers to tests.  This is an extremely useful tool as it empowers employees to find solutions to problems in the field and facilitates on-going learning.

Maximum class size of 15 to ensure all learners get the quality attention and guidance they need.

Practical content:

Our courses also include competency based practical exercises to learn the basics of Manual Traffic Control (Stop/Go) and the placement of signs and TTM equipment. You can be confident your staff will be taught the correct safe work methods for operating in the road environment.


Successful participants will be issued with a temporary photo I.D. card as evidence until the NZTA TC Certificate and I.D. card arrives which is valid for three years.

Cost: $265 + GST

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