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Non-Practising (NP)

The STMS Cat C NP 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:

  • a Traffic Operations Manager
  • a TTM Planner, TMP Approver, TTM Auditor, Traffic Management Coordinator or Corridor Manager

The STMS Cat C NP warrant is the prerequisite 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.

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

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 includes:

  • STMS C Handbook
  • Assessment material
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea
  • A verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the Waka Kotahi card arrives)
  • Waka Kotahi registration
  • Unit Standard 31962


The STMS-U is the prerequisite to sitting the STMS C NP.   The prerequisite to obtaining Unit Standard 31962 is Unit Standard 31960.    Alternatively a current L1 STMS can sit the STMS C NP and be awarded Unit Standard 31926, 31961 and 31959.    Refer Connexis Existing Warrant pathways pg6.

For more information about the warrant refer to the Waka Kotahi STMS Category C.

Additional on-job coaching from a TTM Mentor and a practical assessment by a TTM Assessor are required for those who require the TMO practising warrant.

For more information about this warrant refer to the Waka Kotahi Traffic management operative (TMO) information.

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