TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TRAINING – 12 A/B TRAFFIC SAFETY CONTROL OFFICER COURSE

This Course

Sets Out The Criteria For A TSCO To Operate Safely And Competently And Is Seen As The General Duties A TSCO Would Be Expected To Undertake During A Road Works Contract.

Duration

One Day Maximum 8 Delegates

Objectives

On Completion Of The Session Delegates Should –

  • Understand The Role Of The Traffic Safety Control Officer Within The Highways Management Environment And The Interface With All Stakeholders.
  • ​​Be Able To Assess That Traffic Management Contractors Have The Necessary Resources To Complete The Task In The Allotted Time Period To The Required Standard.
  • Be Able To Assess The Temporary Traffic Management Has Been Installed In Accordance With The Contract Requirements And Drawings.
  • ​​Be Able To Assess That The Temporary Traffic Management Will Be Sufficient To Enable The Construction Work To Be Carried Out Adjacent To Live Traffic With Due Regards To Safety Zones.
  • Understand The Application Of The Various Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders Introduced On Road Works Schemes.
  • ​​Understand The Requirement For An Emergency Lane Within The Works Area. ​​Understand Current Road Space Application Procedures.
  • ​​Understand The Current Highways Agency’s Priorities.
  • Understand The Requirements Of The Appropriate National Highways Sector Schemes With Regards To Competency Of Organizations, Personnel And Equipment.
  • Understand The Requirements In Relation To The Use Of Temporary Safety Barriers At Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Requirements For Recovery Operations And CCTV Monitoring At Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Process For Enforcing Speed Limits At Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Impact Of Abnormal Load Movements In Relation To Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Procedures And Protocols For Commissioning VMS Signs.
  • ​​Understand The Need To Communicate The Arrangements And Keep Detailed Records.
  • ​​Understand The Protocols When Liaising With Emergency Services.
  • ​​Understand The Procedure For Dealing With A Road Traffic Incident Within Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Procedure For Commissioning And Operating Rolling Blocks.
  • ​​Understand The Procedure For Winter Maintenance Activities.
  • ​​Understand The Role Of The Traffic Safety Control Officer Within The Highways Management Environment And The Interface With All Stakeholders.
  • ​​Be Able To Assess That Traffic Management Contractors Have The Necessary Resources To Complete The Task In The Allotted Time Period To The Required Standard.
  • ​​Be Able To Assess The Temporary Traffic Management Has Been Installed In Accordance With The Contract Requirements And Drawings.
  • ​​Be Able To Assess That The Temporary Traffic Management Will Be Sufficient To Enable The Construction Work To Be Carried Out Adjacent To Live Traffic With Due Regards To Safety Zones.
  • ​​Understand The Application Of The Various Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders Introduced On Road Works Schemes.
  • ​​Understand The Requirement For An Emergency Lane Within The Works Area.
  • ​​Understand Current Road Space Application Procedures.
  • ​​Understand The Current Highways Agency’s Priorities.
  • ​​Understand The Requirements Of The Appropriate National Highways Sector Schemes With Regards To Competency Of Organizations, Personnel And Equipment.
  • ​​Understand The Requirements In Relation To The Use Of Temporary Safety Barriers At Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Requirements For Recovery Operations And CCTV Monitoring At Road Works. ​​Understand The Process For Enforcing Speed Limits At Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Impact Of Abnormal Load Movements In Relation To Road Works. ​​Understand The Procedures And Protocols For Commissioning VMS Signs.
  • ​​Understand The Need To Communicate The Arrangements And Keep Detailed Records.
  • ​​Understand The Protocols When Liaising With Emergency Services.
  • ​​Understand The Procedure For Dealing With A Road Traffic Incident Within Road Works.
  • ​​Understand The Procedure For Commissioning And Operating Rolling Blocks.

Tests

Written Examination, 75% Pass Mark

Delegates Need Prior Knowledge Of

Volumes 1 And 2 Of Chapter 8, The Traffic Signs Manual (Current Version 2009).
​​Relevant Sector Scheme Documents

Awarding Body

Lantra Awards

 

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