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Traffic Management Operative – NP

Non-Practising (NP)
Warrant Unit Std Title Level Credits
TMO NP 31959 Demonstrate knowledge of stakeholder and operational requirements for temporary traffic management 3 5

TMO NP assessments are sat progressively during the workshop.

The assessment for the TMO NP is Unit Standard 31959 and is completed as a one-day theory workshop.

Topics include:

  • The TMO role (what you can and cannot do)
  • Risk assessment and managing risks
  • Knowledge of CoPTTM requirements and how to read a TMP
  • Completing inspection activities
  • Minding a worksite when STMS is absent
  • Completing worksite checks and paperwork
  • Briefing visitors
  • Managing manual traffic controller (MTC) activities
  • Dealing with common worksite situations
  • Dealing with the public and working with staff

Workshop includes:

  • TMO 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 & reporting Unit Standard 31959 (where the holder has the prerequsite)


The TTM Worker unit standard 31958 is the prerequisite to the sitting the TMO NP (or a previous TC warrant).

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.

Upcoming Workshops

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