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STMS-U – Tauranga

16 & 17 February 2023
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This workshop is for a person new to the Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) industry. The training provides information about common tasks such as installing signs and cones, operating the stop/go paddle and safety responsibilities. The TTM Worker works under the direction of an STMS.

The TTM Worker is registered as a Unit Standard:

Unit Std Title Level Credit
31958 Explain the role of and operate as a TTM worker on the worksite under temporary traffic management 3 5

TTM Worker is completed in two parts:

  • Part A: Briefing Session – Knowledge of TTM Worker, role and responsibility
  • Part B: Practical Work – Skills in performing the TTM Worker role

Both the theory and practical elements of the assessment are provided during a one-day workshop. The theory questions are completed during the morning briefing session. The practical elements are completed first in the yard and then at a worksite during the afternoon.

Workshop includes:

  • TTM Worker Handbook
  • Unit Standard 31958
  • morning tea and lunch
  • a Certificate is awarded at the end of the workshop

Please bring:

PPE Gear including high-vis vest, cut resistant gloves and safety boots.

Prerequisites:

No prerequisites are required.

This is a new webinar option which allows those who have previously qualified to renew their qualification.

All that is required is an email address and an internet connection.

Workshop material is presented via webinar and assessments are provided via electronic forms. This can be done from the comfort of your own home. Your trainer will be there online with you and will be able to answer your questions.

Webinars are run over two half days and classes are kept small.

Webinar fee: $165

Includes:

  • NZ Transport Agency registration fee
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the renewed warrant (until the NZTA ID card arrives)

Fees are exclusive of GST.

The Traffic Controller course is a one day workshop that promotes safe work practices, standards and procedures at roadwork sites required by CoPTTM and qualifies the attendee to:

  • Carry out inspections on Level 1 roads
  • Act as a delegated TC for Level 1 worksites

The workshop also serves as a TC Refresher for those who have previously trained.

Assessments are sat at the workshop and a pass is required to achieve the TC warrant. Assessments are open book and a copy of the CoPTTM Handbook (Section J) is provided.

Workshop fee: $265

Includes:

  • NZ Transport Agency registration fee
  • a Level 1 training Handbook (Section J)
  • course handout material & assessments
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the NZTA ID card arrives)

Unit Standards

The following Traffic Controller qualifications can be registered as Unit Standards:

Warrant Unit Std Title Level Credit
TC NP 31959 Demonstrate knowledge of stakeholders and operational requirements for temporary traffic management 3 5
TC P 31960 Maintain the worksite under temporary traffic management 3 10

Please advise on your workshop booking if you are interested in a Unit Standard.

Fees are exclusive of GST.

Multiple attendee discounts are provided where more than two attendees are booked from the same organisation.

The Traffic Controller qualification can be renewed by re-sitting the full Traffic Controller qualification.

There is the an option of a Traffic Controller Refresher.  Please contact us if you are interested in this option for renewing your staff’s Traffic Controller qualifications.

Workshop fee: $TBA

Includes:

  • NZ Transport Agency registration fee
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the renewed warrant (until the NZTA ID card arrives)

Fees are exclusive of GST.

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)

Prerequisites:

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.

This warrant is for a person who coaches staff on the practical aspects of a role and prepares them for assessment.

The TTM Mentor is required to verify tasks have been successfully performed to standard. Verifications are required for:

  • Unit Standard 31958 – TTM Worker
  • Unit Standard 31960 – Tasks 1 – 4
  • Unit Standard 31963 – Two Closures
  • STMS Mobile – Two Mobile closures

TTM Mentor workshop is one day and competed in two parts:

  • Part A: Knowledge about the TTM Mentor role and the mentoring process
  • Part B: Practice mentoring on key tasks in the yard (includes assessment)

Workshop includes:

  • TTM Mentor Handbook
  • Training material for TTM Worker including PowerPoint and Assessment (electronic)
  • 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

The TTM Mentor warrant is completed as a one-off training session.  The warrant is current so long as the STMS Practising warrant is current. The TTM Mentor provides briefings and verifications that are required for the TTM Worker, TMO P and STMS P categories in the training and competency model.

Prerequisites:

The person applying to become a TTM Mentor must hold the STMS Practising warrant for the category of road they are mentoring on.

An application form will also need to be completed and acceptance from Waka Kotahi to allow the Mentor warrant to be issued. This will be sent out to be completed after booking has been made.


For more information about this warrant refer to the Waka Kotahi TTM Mentor information.

The workshop is a full day; providing the theory knowledge and on the road assessments for people who carry out inspection activities:

  • In category A and B road environments
  • On the shoulder of category C road

It is suitable for any person who completes on-site inspection activities but does not hold another type of practising warrant.  The warrant may be added as an additional one-off module for a STMS NP qualified person to enable them to carry out inspection activities.

There is not a Unit Standard associated with this Waka Kotahi warrant.

Topics include:

  • About the Inspector role
  • TTM requirements for inspections
  • Roadside activities
  • Reading the TMP and completing on-site records
  • Risk identification and managements
  • Acting as spotter
  • Briefings
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Working around an inspection vehicle
  • Safety (no go) zones

Workshop includes:

  • Inspector 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

Please bring:

  • PPE Gear including high-vis vest, and safety boots along with an Inspection sign, beacon and vehicle to conduct the Inspections.

The warrant is renewed every three years with a briefing and re-assessment of the practical task.

Prerequisite:

There is no prerequisite for this warrant.


For more details about this warrant refer to the Waka Katahi Inspector information

The workshop is a full day; providing the theory knowledge and on the road assessments for people who carry out inspection activities:

  • In category A and B road environments
  • On the shoulder of category C road

It is suitable for any person who completes on-site inspection activities but does not hold another type of practising warrant.  The warrant may be added as an additional one-off module for a STMS NP qualified person to enable them to carry out inspection activities.

There is not a Unit Standard associated with this Waka Kotahi warrant.

Topics include:

  • About the Inspector role
  • TTM requirements for inspections
  • Roadside activities
  • Reading the TMP and completing on-site records
  • Risk identification and managements
  • Acting as spotter
  • Briefings
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Working around an inspection vehicle
  • Safety (no go) zones

Workshop includes:

  • Inspector 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

Please bring:

  • PPE Gear including high-vis vest, and safety boots along with an Inspection sign, beacon and vehicle to conduct the Inspections.

The warrant is renewed every three years with a briefing and re-assessment of the practical task.

Prerequisite:

There is no prerequisite for this warrant.


For more details about this warrant refer to the Waka Katahi Inspector information

This two day workshop qualifies the attendee to:

  • Prepare or approve Traffic Management Plans
  • Take responsibility for Traffic Management
  • Conduct Safety Audits of Worksites

Duties are limited to Level 1 roads. Either the Traffic Controller or TC Inspector qualification must be obtained prior to attending the Level 1 STMS workshop. An expired STMS may also attend.

Attendees are required to refer to the latest edition of CoPTTM during the workshop. A USB stick with the latest copy of CoPTTM will be provided to those bringing laptops.

For attendees unable to bring a device a loan iPad can be provided.

Workshop fee: $445

Includes:

  • NZ Transport Agency registration fee
  • USB stick or loan iPad
  • take home workbook
  • assessments
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the NZTA ID card arrives)

Unit Standards

The following STMS qualifications can be registered as a Unit Standards:

Warrant Unit Std Title Level Credit
Universal STMS 31961 Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management 3 5
STMS NP 31962 Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management for a road environment as defined in CoPTTM 3 5
STMS P 31963 Operate as a practising Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) within a road environment as defined in CoPTTM 3 20

Please advise on your workshop booking if you are interested in a Unit Standard.

Fees are exclusive of GST.

Multiple attendee discounts are provided where more than two attendees are booked from the same organisation.

This one day workshop allows those who are already qualified to maintain their qualification.

Attendees are required to refer to the latest edition of CoPTTM during the workshop. A USB stick with the latest copy of CoPTTM will be provided to those bringing laptops.

For attendees unable to bring a device, a loan iPad can be provided.

Workshop fee: $275

Includes:

  • NZ Transport Agency registration fee
  • USB stick or loan iPad
  • course handout material & assessments
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • a verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the NZTA ID card arrives)

Fees are exclusive of GST.

Multiple attendee discounts are provided where more than two attendees are booked from the same organisation.

This one day workshop renews the STMS (non-practising warrant).

This workshop is required for those who have held a Level 1 STMS, L2/3 STMS NP or L2/3 STMS qualification which is soon to expire (or expired for less than one year).   It is the theory non-practising part of the qualification.  For those who also need to renew a practising warrant a Practical Assessment will also be required.

Topics Includes:

  • Introduction of categories of road environment (A, B, C)
  • Overview of the career path
  • Risk Assessment
  • Changes to STMS responsibilities
  • Overview of the TMO role and changes to the TC role (and phase out of this role)
  • Changes to inspection activities
  • Preparation for a Practical Assessment (to renew the Practising Cat A, B or C warrant)

Includes:

  • Waka Kotahi registration fee
  • STMS refresher handbook
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea
  • A verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the Waka Kohahi ID card arrives)

Attendees are required to refer to the latest edition of CoPTTM during the workshop.  A USB stick with the latest copy of CoPTTM is available for those bringing laptops.

For attendees unable to bring a device, a loan iPad can be provided.

Waka Kotahi have put together a step by step guide Renewing your Site Traffic Management (STMS) warrant .   Please contact us if you have any questions.

This one day workshop renews the STMS (non-practising warrant).

This workshop is required for those who have held a Level 1 STMS, L2/3 STMS NP or L2/3 STMS qualification which is soon to expire (or expired for less than one year).   It is the theory non-practising part of the qualification.  For those who also need to renew a practising warrant a Practical Assessment will also be required.

Topics Includes:

  • Introduction of categories of road environment (A, B, C)
  • Overview of the career path
  • Risk Assessment
  • Changes to STMS responsibilities
  • Overview of the TMO role and changes to the TC role (and phase out of this role)
  • Changes to inspection activities
  • Preparation for a Practical Assessment (to renew the Practising Cat A, B or C warrant)

Includes:

  • Waka Kotahi registration fee
  • STMS refresher handbook
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea
  • A verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the Waka Kohahi ID card arrives)

Attendees are required to refer to the latest edition of CoPTTM during the workshop.  A USB stick with the latest copy of CoPTTM is available for those bringing laptops.

For attendees unable to bring a device, a loan iPad can be provided.

Waka Kotahi have put together a step by step guide Renewing your Site Traffic Management (STMS) warrant .   Please contact us if you have any questions.

This one day workshop renews the STMS (non-practising warrant).

On successful completion of the STMS NP Refresher workshop, the non-practising warrant will be awarded based on the previous level of warrant:

  • Level 1 STMS will be awarded STMS Cat A and B non-practising warrants
  • Level 2/3 STMS will be awarded Cat A, B and C non-practising warrants

Topics Includes:

  • Introduction of categories of road environment (A, B, C)
  • Overview of the career path
  • Risk Assessment
  • Changes to STMS responsibilities
  • Overview of the TMO role and changes to the TC role (and phase out of this role)
  • Changes to inspection activities
  • Preparation for a Practical Assessment (to renew the Practising Cat A, B or C warrant)

Workshop includes:

  • STMS refresher handbook
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea
  • A verification card which can be used as proof of the warrant (until the Waka Kohahi ID card arrives)
  • Waka Kotahi registration

Prerequisites:

This workshop is required for those who have held a Level 1 STMS, L2/3 STMS NP or L2/3 STMS qualification which is soon to expire (or expired for less than one year). It is the theory non-practising part of the qualification.  For those who also need to renew a practising warrant a Practical Assessment will also be required.


Waka Kotahi have put together a step by step guide Renewing your Site Traffic Management (STMS) warrant .   Please contact us if you have any questions.

The Universal site traffic management specialist (STMS-U) provides the base STMS knowledge for the STMS category A, B or C learning blocks and the STMS Mobile learning block.

This training is a steppingstone qualification before specialising on Categories of road or completing the STMS Mobile. It is a Non-Practising qualification only and does not qualify attendees to undertake TTM responsibilities.

Warrant Unit Std Title Level Credit
Universal STMS 31961 Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management 3 5

The assessment for the STMS-U is Unit Standard 31961 and is completed as a two-day theory workshop.

STMS-U assessments are sat progressively during the workshop.

Topics include:

  • navigating CoPTTM
  • reading a TMP and checking that it is suitable for a site (fit for purpose)
  • identifying, assessing, and managing risk
  • understanding layout distances
  • planning a site setup and calculating resources
  • completing a TTM crew briefing
  • checking a worksite
  • being a leader
  • Dealing with the public and working with staff

Workshop includes: