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Non Practising (NP)

The STMS Universal (STMS -U) theory learning must be achieved prior to sitting the STMS Cat C warrant.

The STMS Cat C warrant provide the base knowledge for working in category C environment. These are new learning blocks and for people who intend be working on category C environment as:

  • an onsite STMS
  • a Traffic Operations Manager
  • a TTM Planner, TMP Approver, TTM Auditor, Traffic Management Coordinator or Corridor Manager
  • a TTM Mentor or TTM Assessor

The STMS Cat C non-practising warrant are prerequisites to the STMS Cat C practising warrant.

The workshop is theory based. The assessments are sat progressively during the workshop, this is registered as the STMS Cat C– NP warrant with Waka Kotahi and can be registered as a unit standard.

Topics include:

  • deliver site safety briefings and inductions
  • calculate layout distances for category C road environments
  • set up, maintain and remove TTM for static operations (shoulder closures, lane closures, lane diversions, chicanes, multi-lane closures, and ramp closures)
  • complete mobile operations and closures
  • set up, maintain and remove TTM for semi-static operations and closures
  • conduct special activities

Workshop fee includes:

  • Waka Kotahi registration fee
  • Assessment material
  • STMS Cat C Handbook
  • Loan iPad
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the Waka Kotahi card arrives)

Unit Standard

The STMS NP can be registered as a Unit Standard:

Warrant Unit Std Title Level Credit
STMS NP 31962 Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management for a road environment as defined in CoPTTM 3 5


For more information about these warrants please refer to Waka Kotahi STMS Category C.

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