Traffic Control – Course for renewal of Traffic Controller accreditation (Queensland only)
Traffic Controllers are responsible to ensure that they maintain current accreditation to allow them to continue performing traffic controller duties.
Traffic Controllers must renew their Industry Authority Card every three (3) years and No traffic control duties should be undertaken if authority has expired.
Accreditation Renewal Requirements
To renew your Queensland traffic controller a person must
The renewal course has two parts.
Part one: In-house training course
The renewal training program revisits the basic skills and knowledge required to work safely as a traffic controller, to make sure that traffic controllers are competent and up-to-date. You are required to supply:
Part two: Currency of Industry Practice
Vocational competency is defined as broad industry knowledge and experience, usually combined with a relevant industry qualification. A person who has vocational competency will be familiar with the content of the vocation and will have relevant current experience in the industry.
Currency of industry practice for the purposes of renewing a Traffic Controller Authority Card means that the traffic controller has within the three-year period of being licensed, practiced as a Traffic Controller.
To achieve a successful outcome in the course, participants will be assessed in a range of activities.
Part one: Theory Component
A written assessment which requires a 100% pass mark Students who do not correctly answer all questions in the written assessment must receive additional instruction against the content deemed incorrect. Unsuccessful participants must be given an alternative written assessment.
Part two: Minimum Practical Requirements
All the practical assessment criteria must be demonstrated successfully by providing the following:
Other evidence may include:
Requirement to meet Competency Standard
One outcome from this course will be the issue of a ‘Statement of Attainment’ for the RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat upon successful completion of both the theory and practical components.
Application for Accreditation
To apply for a renewal of Traffic Controller accreditation, applicants have the option to lodge an application in person at a TMR Customer Service Centre or online at: How to become a Traffic Controller
In person: (new applications & renewals)
Complete the Traffic Controller Accreditation Application form (F4115) and lodge the application at a TMR customer service centre and pay the appropriate fee.
Suitability Checks and Accreditation Fees
Accredited traffic controllers undertake a very important road safety function. To be suitable for the role, the person must be road safety conscious and be a responsible road user themselves. As a result, Transport and Main Roads (TMR) require applicants to pass a number of checks including:
For more information, refer to: Traffic Controller Suitability Checks
Medical Fitness Requirement – To be eligible as a traffic controller an applicant must satisfy medical fitness criteria relating to eyesight, hearing and speech, mobility endurance and concentration. For more information, refer to: Medical Fitness
There is a fee of approximately $220.40 payable to TMR upon application for a three (3) year licence ($179.35 base fee and $41.05 criminal history check). Fees are set by TMR and are subject to change.
Further information from TMR – Queensland