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Duration

Two days

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Group Size

Maximum of 8

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Who should attend

Anyone working on high speed (50mph>) dual carriageways and motorways as a Traffic Safety and Control Officer.

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Pre-requisites

In order to be registered as a Traffic Safety and Control Officer you must:

* Hold a valid NHSS12a Foreman certificate or card

* Hold a valid 3 day First Aid at Work certificate in accordance with the H&S (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

* Hold a valid safety awareness training course award issued by IOSH, CITB or NeBOSH.  (See note below)

* Hold a valid TSCO certificate.

NB: In accordance with the NHSS12AB sector scheme requirements, from 1st September 2021 the safety awareness training course may be one of the following:

– IOSH – Managing Safely – with date of issue no longer than 5 years
– IOSH – Directing Safely – with date of issue no longer than 5 years
– CITB – Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
– CITB – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
– NeBOSH – General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
– NeBOSH – Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
– NeBOSH – International general certificate in Occupational Safety and Health
– NeBOSH – National Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
– NeBOSH – International Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

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Course aims

On successful completion of the course learners will be able to demonstrate that they have: * a minimum satisfactory level of knowledge of the TSCO role. * a comprehensive awareness of the TSCO’s responsibilities. * a detailed level of knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management standards.

Course Objectives:

The objectives of the course are to cover the following key criteria for the role of a Traffic Safety and Control Officer:

The Traffic Safety and Control Officer

  • Clients, Police, Traffic Officers, Maintaining Agents, Contractors.
  • Highways Act 1980
  • Traffic Management Act 2004
  • TSCO Roles, Responsibilities and Powers
  • TSCO Knowledge
  • TSCO record keeping

Planning and Controlling the Works

  • TTRO’s and Roadspace (SRWID)
  • RCC’s and VMS signs
  • Reviewing the TM Method statement
  • Assessing work site activities in relation to the TM plan
  • Communicating the plan to other parties
  • Enforcement of the TTRO
  • Recovery Operations
  • Abnormal Loads

Emergency Planning and Liaison

  • Emergency Routes
  • Dealing with incidents
  • Emergency Traffic Management
  • Organising and coordinating Rolling Blocks
  • Reports of Incidents
  • Winter Maintenance

Certification: Upon successful completion learners will be issued with a NHSS12 Traffic safety and Control Officer certificate (valid for 2 years). A full NHSS12 Traffic Safety and Control Officer will be issued upon presentation of all the required certificates detailed in the pre-requisites. (valid for 5 years)

NB: Price shown is event cost only.Upon successful completion of the course registration will be: Registration/Certificate £26.00 + VAT

In order to confirm a booking a deposit of £50.00 is required, this can be paid online during the booking process or by phone during normal office hours (Mon-Fri 08:00am to 5:00pm). Any payments not received within 2 working days of making the booking the allocated place(s) will be cancelled.

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