Gain entry to the construction industry and advance your career with the skills learnt during the Traffic Management Skill Set short course at Victoria University Polytechnic.
This traffic-control short course teaches you how to direct traffic to ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers and the general public.
You will finish the course with essential traffic-control skills and knowledge that you can apply in a number of industries, including construction and mining.
You will learn how to:
- read and implement traffic plans
- guide drivers through changed road conditions
- direct and control vehicle traffic
- set up equipment for maximum safety
- remove or cover signs before and after work completion.
This course is delivered over two consecutive days on campus, 8am–4pm (including breaks).
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Skills First (Subsidised) indicative fees
The Skills First government contribution in 2023 towards this course is $420. If eligible, you will pay:
- Tuition: $0
- Materials: $0
- Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF): $0
Find out more about Skills First eligibility.
Full-fee place indicative fees
2023 full-fee place: $120
Careers in traffic control
This course will open up career opportunities to apply for in-demand work as a traffic controller.
Students who successfully complete CONISS020 Traffic Management Skill Set, will receive a Statement of Attainment.
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Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Credit Transfers:
Previous completion of units at the Polytechnic or any other Registered Training Organisation and/or previous attainment of skills and knowledge may be credited towards this course.
Enhance your skillset to gain entry into the construction industry and advance your career with these valuable skills. The Traffic Control short course teaches you the skills and knowledge to control traffic to ensure the safety of construction and maintenance workers and the general public. This course equips participants with the essential skills for a number of industries, including construction, mining, drilling and more.
You will learn:
- How to read and implement traffic plans
- Understand how to guide drivers through changed road conditions
Directing and controlling vehicle traffic
- Set up equipment for maximum safety
- Remove or cover signs before and after work completion
This course is delivered over two (2) consecutive days on campus 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (including breaks).
Admission & pathways
Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.
Applicants must apply online and complete a Pre-Training Review (PTR) as part of the application process to determine suitability.
How to apply
Available start dates:
- 8 February 2024 (2 days, Thu-Fri, Rm C217, 8am-3.30pm)
- 23 February 2024 (1 day, Fri, Rm 1122, 8am-3.30pm)
- 18 April 2024 (2 days, Thu-Fri, Rm C217, 8am-3.30pm)
- 19 April 2024 (1 day, Fri, Rm 1122, 8am-3.30pm)
- 16 May 2024 (2 days, Thu-Fri, Rm C217, 8am-3.30pm)
- 17 May 2024 (1 day, Fri, Rm 1122, 8am-3.30pm)
- 20 June 2024 (2 days, Thu-Fri, Rm C217, 8am-3.30pm)
More dates are also available on application.
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