The Worksite Traffic Management (WTM)


TIME: 0700 - 1500

DURATION: 32hrs (4 DAYS)

COST $1330


**Subject to change

This Main Roads WA Accreditation Course provides participants with the theory and practical skills required to monitor the effectiveness of traffic guidance schemes including adding and/or removing signs and devices within the scope and objectives of the Traffic Management Plan.  


This course is aimed at personnel in a Supervisory role, who are required to carry out risk management processes.

The WTM is a four (4) day course, which is delivered face to face. Some post course work may be required.

Course Dates, Locations & Fees

For information regarding upcoming training dates, locations and fees please see our Training Calendar
*Note: Students are asked to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled course start time, late attendees may be refused entry to the course..



Participants will need to meet the following:

  • Hold the WorkSafe Construction Safety Awareness Card (White or Blue card)

  • Provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) – Create or find your USI Here

  • Provide evidence of current / previous valid Australian Driver’s Licence - minimum probationary.

Entrants will need to have good level of physical fitness and health as training will involve:

  • Lifting/moving signs and devices (approximately 6-8kgs each)

  • Setting up/packing down sites 

  • Standing for period of up to 2 hours


Participants will need a level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet the requirements of the course, at a minimum the ability to:

  • Comply with written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures

  • Communicate clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions

  • Identify and select appropriate traffic guidance scheme and implement traffic management plans

  • Apply legislative requirements

  • Describe the effects of travel speed and vehicle mass on stopping distances

  • Clearly communicate on a hand held radio

Main Roads WA Certificate of Accreditation – Basic Worksite Traffic Management

Statements of Attainment (minimum) for:

  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures.

  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace.

  • RIIWHS302E Implement a traffic management plan accreditation

**NOTE: If you are unable to provide the above Statements of Attainment, you must then provide an extract from your USI account verifying that you have completed these units.

One (1) years’ experience in traffic management, road asset management, road safety or two (2) years practical experience in road construction or maintenance.

CV or similar providing details of practical experience e.g. employer, job role, type of work undertaken, dates, etc.


A completed SWMS used on a worksite you have signed.

List a minimum of three worksites where you have undertaken traffic management duties in the previous 12 months (e.g. setting up signs/devices, controlling traffic, pedestrian management, etc.)


                              DOWNLOAD THE CHECKLIST HERE

Course Content

At the completion of the WTM course you will have gained an understanding of the relevant Australian, State and Territory traffic management legislation, as well as  the theory and practical skills required to review TMPs prepared by a person holding an AWTM accreditation.

Monitoring the effectiveness of, and on-site adjustments to, traffic guidance schemes in accordance with the scope and objectives of the Traffic Management Plan. This includes adjusting, adding and/or removing signs and devices where the intent/objectives of the TMP and operation of the road network are not adversely impacted.

Changes to the TMP/TGS shall not involve adding lane or road closures, speed limit changes, or adding any additional regulatory signs that have not been approved (note: WTMs may add repeater signs). - MRWA COP

Assessment Method

Knowledge based questionnaires, practical demonstration and post course assessments.


Upon successful completion, all participants will receive:

1. Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by Star Training & Assessing (RTO 21830) for the following units:

2. Perth Traffic Training on behalf of Star Training & Assessing is a Main Roads WA approved training provider therefore, upon successful completion and meeting all the required Main Roads WA pre-requisites, participants will also receive a Main Roads WA Worksite Traffic Management (WTM)  Accreditation, valid for 3 years from date of issue.

3. MRWA Traffic Management ID Card with photo, valid for three years from date of issue.

Public Access Accreditation Listing

All participants who successfully complete the course will have the below information added to a registry on the Main Roads website, for viewing by the general public or the purpose of Accreditation verification.

The information listed will include:

  • Graduate’s Name

  • Level of Accreditation

  • Accreditation reference number

  • Date of Accreditation and the Expiry date

Training Day

Student Requirements

  • Laptop, PC, Mac or tablet with internet connection (optional)

  • Planning software uploaded to their device - We use Rapidplan. A 6 week student subscription can be purchased for $99 plus GST at this link - (optional)

  • Copy of AS1742.3 – 2019 Manual of uniform traffic control devices traffic control for works on roads 

  • Main Roads WA Traffic Management for works on roads Code of Practice February 2021


Dress Code

Majority of this course is classroom based and therefore casual, comfortable clothing is acceptable. The trainer will advise if students are required to wear appropriate clothing for any site visits or practical components of the course.

This includes:

  • hi- visibility long sleeved shirt (If you do not have hi-vis, we have vests that you can borrow)

  • long pants 

  • safety boots

Please dress to the weather conditions such as a hat and sunscreen for warm, sunny weather and wet weather attire for wet days.


Catering will be provided for this courses including tea & coffee refreshments and lunch. Please let us know if you have specific dietary requirements.

There are some nearby food outlets if you wish to purchase your lunch and kitchen facilities if you require, should you bring your own.

Parking & Transportation

Free Parking is available, however please adhere to signage as some areas have time limitations. Our training venue is located near Gosnells Train Station. There is a bus stop right out front of the venue.


Re-accreditation of all traffic management accreditation holders is required every three (3) years.  It is a requirement that ‘refresher training’ is undertaken, within three months of expiry to gain re-accreditation with Main Roads WA. Failure to sit the Refresher training by the end of the three months will require the full course to be taken again.

Please note that once your card expires you cannot implement traffic management on Western Australian roads.

Reaccreditation Training is available for this accreditation for those able to meet the pre-requisite requirements – find out more here.


Construction Training Fund (CTF) Subsidy is applicable to this course, for eligible participants only, however due to post course assessment requirements ALL claims (both individuals and employers) must be made directly to CTF at the successful completion of the course. Some exceptions may apply, please contact us for further details.

See our Subsidy Page for further info regarding eligibility & individual claims.


“The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.”


No other government training entitlements and subsidy arrangements are currently available for this course.

How To Enrol

To secure your spot in any of our courses, please head over to our course calendar and select the course you wish to enrol in, then follow the prompts to complete your online enrolment.

All courses require upfront payment, unless you have an approved account with Perth Traffic Training.

Once your booking request has been received, we will review your enrolment to ensure all pre-requisites have been met. Upon approval by our admissions team your spot in the course will be confirmed via email.