Study Control traffic with stop-slow bat with Interlink
Interlink’s Control traffic with stop-slow bat (RIIWHS205D) course teaches you to direct traffic safely, effectively and efficiently with a stop-slow bat. Direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic using clear communication and signals.
There are many reasons you might need to control the flow of traffic on the roads. Construction, accidents, planned events and school zones are just some situations that require traffic management.
Control traffic with stop-slow bat (RIIWHS205D) is a mandatory requirement for working as a traffic controller. You must carry your Statement of Attainment for completing this course with you at all times while working in traffic control. Be prepared to present it to any Police officer, WorkSafe representative, VicRoads officer or other authorised person on request.
We tailor our training to the licensing, legislative and certification requirements of your industry and give you the confidence to manage traffic flow effectively.
What do I get for completing Control traffic with stop-slow bat?
Completing Interlink’s course meets the national requirements for the accredited Unit of Competency (RIIWHS205D).
When you complete Control traffic with stop-slow bat (RIIWHS205D) you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.
Your nationally accredited Statement of Attainment is valid for three years. Interlink runs re-accreditation training to keep your Traffic Controller’s licence valid and offers a reminder service to let you know when your refresher training is due.
What will I learn during the Control traffic with stop-slow bat course?
Interlink’s course teaches you to manage the flow of traffic and ensure the safety of drivers, pedestrians and road workers using a stop-slow bat.
During the course of your studies you will interpret and apply site traffic plans and position temporary traffic signs and barriers. Use and maintain communication devices such as radio transmitters and understand the procedures for reporting traffic offenders and other incidents.
Learn to control vehicles and pedestrian traffic using a hand held stop-slow bat while monitoring changing traffic conditions and making adjustments to ensure safe and smooth flow.
What sort of assessments can I expect to complete?
Interlink’s course contains a combination of written and practical assessments.
Assessments test your knowledge of and ability to demonstrate learning elements including:
- Traffic control requirements and procedures
- Reading, interpreting and complying with traffic management plans
- Setting up traffic control signage and barricades
- Describing the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances
- Site and equipment safety requirements
- Directing and controlling vehicle and pedestrian traffic
- Communicating to drivers and pedestrians clearly using hand signals.
Assessment are conducted within realistic, workplace settings and are held over the duration of the unit.
This unit is available at all Interlink campuses.
Call Interlink on 1300 731 669 to discuss your training options and any special access needs you might have in relation to our training facilities.
This unit runs over 1 day. Contact Interlink to plan your study schedule.
There are no prerequisite studies for Control traffic with stop-slow bat (RIIWHS205D).
Note: You must be 18 years of age or older and have held a provisional or open driving licence (Australian or Foreign) for at least one year. Working in the traffic control profession requires a clear traffic and criminal record.
To successfully complete this course participants will need intermediate literacy and numeracy skills.
Course fees vary per unit and duration. Please contact Interlink to find out more.
Some Government subsidies are available. Call Interlink on 1300 731 669 to discuss your payment options.
Face-to-face sessions within small groups.
Control traffic with stop-slow bat (RIIWHS205D) is a mandatory requirement for working as a traffic controller. You must carry your Statement of Attainment for completing this course with you at all times while working in traffic control.
Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee employment.