Traffic Controller Course (TC)

Traffic Controller
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  • 1 Day
  • 12 attendees
  • $310.00pp (ex GST)


To comply with the NZTA Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COP/TTM) and Local Roads Supplement, anyone carrying out temporary traffic management duties on worksites must be appropriately trained and qualified.

This course promotes safe working practices, standards and operating procedures at roadwork sites and covers the standards and operating procedures required by the COP/TTM.

This course is also the pre-requisite for people wanting to compete the Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) course.

Each successful participant will be issued with a NZTA Certificate valid for three years.

Refresher courses are available. Axiom Training recommends that a refresher is completed every three years.


Refresher course attendees must:

  • Be registered on the NZTA database
  • Hold a current Level 1 TC qualification, obtained in the past three years

Public Course Bookings

To find a suitable date and book a public course, simply use the online booking tool above, contact one of our sales support team on 0800 267 476 or use our contact us form.

Company Course Bookings

To run this course at your workplace please use the contact us form or contact our sales support team on 0800 267 476.

How long is the Traffic Controller/Site Traffic Management Supervisor qualification valid for?

TC/ STMS qualification is valid for 3 years. Both TC and STMS qualifications needs to be refreshed within one year of the expiry date, otherwise you may have to re-sit the full course.

How long do I have to have my Traffic Controller before I go on the STMS course?

You must have held the TC qualification for at least one month prior to achieving the STMS qualification.

Can I take the STMS refresher?

If your STMS has not expired or has not expired more than one year ago, you are able to take the STMS Refresher. If you have not previously held your STMS or have had this expire more than one year ago, you will need to take the full STMS course.

My STMS qualification has expired over 1 year ago. Do I need to take the TC course again?

STMS qualifications that expired over one year ago do not need to re-sit the TC, but will need to complete the full 2-day STMS course.
Upcoming Course Dates
Course Content
  • Introduction to temporary traffic management
  • How to set up, break down and monitor site lay-outs and other traffic control roles
  • Rules and responsibilities of a Traffic Controller (TC)
  • Identify who is responsible for what on a site under traffic management
Course Options

Traffic Controller - Full

Provides training and qualifications required within the NZTA Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COP/TTM) and Local Roads Supplement.

Traffic Controller – Refresher

The Traffic Controller (TC) Level 1 qualification expires every three years. This one day refresher will enable participants to retain their TC qualification and keep their knowledge current.