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Blue Card - Traffic Control Course in Newcastle

Blue Card - Traffic Controller Skill Set (RIISS00054) - Course Summary

This Traffic Control course is designed for anyone who needs to control traffic past worksites, road works or public events using a stop/slow sign or similar.

The course prepares participants for dealing with situations involving live traffic control by ensuring professional knowledge in WHS, safe direction of traffic and pedestrians, as well as how to understand Traffic Control Guidance Schemes, and Traffic Control Plans.

This traffic controllers course costs $330 per person. There are no hidden, or other separate costs for cards, or assessment.

Traffic Control Course

Next Course Dates

3rd & 4th July 2024 - Wed & Thu

31st July & 1st August 2024 - Wed & Thu

28th & 29th August 2024 - Wed & Thu

11th & 12th September 2024 - Wed & Thu

25th & 26th September 2024 - Wed & Thu

23rd & 24th October 2024 - Wed & Thu

20th & 21st November 2024 - Wed & Thu

17th & 18th December 2024 - Tue & Wed

**Note that assessment is included in the two-day courses - numbers strictly limited to smaller groups allow for this**

Need the Yellow Card to Implement Traffic Control Plans too?.. Do them both together with us for $645 (Total Savings = $65).

Who Is This Course For?

The course is suitable for anyone looking to gain work in the traffic control industry. This includes both council and private work that requires the ability to safely and professionally direct and control traffic in hazardous areas.

This blue card traffic control ticket is the qualification required to control traffic with a stop/slow bat on road sites.

About the Course

The Blue Card Traffic Controller Skill Set is a course designed by the RMS to provide a nationally recognised, competency-based framework for training those who need to control and direct the flow of traffic using a stop/slow sign, baton or other control device.

The course offered here at 123 Training Solutions prepares traffic controllers for work in live traffic situations, where they may need to direct traffic or pedestrians. This could be in areas with road works, public events or nearby worksites.

How do I make a Booking?... It's easy! Check out our Booking Guide for more details.

Training Outline

During this course, students will learn how to:

Where does White Card fit in?

It is usually best to do the White Card course before doing either of the traffic control courses. That said, you do not technically need a White Card to undertake a traffic control course.

You will definitely need a white card before you can start working on an active traffic control job site. This is because traffic control work is considered to be construction work, and to work on a construction site you are required to hold a white card.

Class Size

Maximum class size for this course is 16

Course Requirements

Prior to commencing the course, students will need:

For students that need to get a white card first - have a look at our white card page for dates, and additional details.

On Site Courses

We are more than happy to arrange to do on-site courses. Call or email for details on price structure, and available dates.

To conduct a course at your site, you'll also need a quiet piece of road, with good sight distance and safe passage for pedestrians


123 Training Solutions conduct Traffic Control courses in partnership with and on behalf of Commonsense Safety Training (RTO code 41347). For information on privacy see their Privacy Notice.

Successful participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following:

Students will also be given an interim certificate which immediately lets them work in the traffic control industry while waiting for their SafeWork NSW card to arrive in the mail.

Study Material

For those students who want to look at the learning material before attending, please see the Learning manuals section on our RTO's website. The manuals for this course are under the heading for Traffic Controller Skill Set (RIISS00054).

Course Location

Main Newcastle Premises: 123 Training Solutions - 18 Gavey Street, Mayfield NSW 2304

Other Course Locations

Need the course somewhere else? Our RTO also provides this course in a number of other locations including: Marrickville, Wyong/Central Coast, and Blacktown.

Get in touch with us for more details about these alternative locations for your traffic control training.

Course Duration

We conduct the Blue Card Traffic Control course in conjunction with the Implement Traffic Control Plans course over three (3) days. Two days allocated for training with the assessment scheduled for the third day.

Course Cost

Traffic Control course costs $330 per person. There are no hidden, or other separate costs for cards, or assessment.