NHSS 12 Temporary Traffic Management Basic Course

Duration: Half day

Group Size: Maximum 12 learners

Who should attend: All persons starting work for the first time in the temporary traffic management industry, and those persons that do not hold any NHSS 12 registration cards, intending to work in either sector scheme 12a/b, 12d or 12c environments.

Pre-requisites: None.

Course aims: To provide learners with the necessary knowledge to assist them in becoming a competent member of a temporary traffic management team.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the session learners will:

  • Be aware of the relevant codes of practice and other associated documentation when involved in traffic management
  • Be aware of Sector Schemes
  • Understand the QA process and NHSS documents
  • Be aware of the different types of road across the UK road network
  • Be aware of which roads / works are covered by which NHSS document
  • Be aware of the different classifications of “road users” i.e. pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists ect
  • Understand the different terminology used in the TTM industry in relation to different roads
  • Understand the process(es) required to become a qualified Operative and obtain a skills registration card, plus ongoing training to a Supervisor level
  • Be aware of Health and Safety requirements including risk assessments and method statements
  • Have an understanding of the variety of TTM equipment and the basic principles of its use
  • Understand what constitutes a safety zone
  • Be aware of the general PPE requirements
  • Understand crossing the carriageway HSE CIS53
  • Be aware of the different types of vehicles used in TTM and where they are used
  • Understand the environment where learners are expected to work
  • Be aware of the safe way to enter / exit a site
  • Be aware of the need to maintain sites, and what is involved
  • Know how to deal with accidents and emergences within the works area.

Certification: On completion all learners will undertake a multiple-choice question paper which carries a 75% pass mark. Lantra Awards will make certification for successful learners, which is valid for 6 months only.

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