Basic Worksite Traffic Management (BWTM) - Recognition of current competency

Course includes

Information on the latest changes and requirements to safely implement a traffic management plan, ensuring traffic flow is maintained and the safety risk to all road users and workers is minimised.

Course duration

1 day

Suitable for

People who work on or near WA roads and require reaccreditation for Basic Worksite Traffic Management (as required by Main Roads WA).


To attend this course, you must:

  • provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • hold a current Main Roads WA Basic Worksite Traffic Management (BWTM) accreditation (or be within the 3 month grace period of expiry)
  • hold a Worksafe WA Construction Safety Awareness Training Card (blue card) or Construction Induction (White Card)
  • hold a Statement of Attainment in RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan or equivalent
  • have good English literacy and reading skills as training will involve reading work instructions, writing safety documentation and interpreting traffic control diagrams
  • have good level of physical fitness/health as training will involve lifting/moving signs and devices (approximately 6-8kgs each), setting up/packing down sites.

Note: All prerequisites need to be current and must be presented at registration.

Learning outcomes

As a result of successfully completing this course you will be able to:

  • plan and prepare basic worksite traffic management
  • set out the traffic guidance scheme
  • monitor traffic guidance scheme
  • close down traffic guidance scheme
  • clean up work area
  • prepare, plan and carry out required workplace communication
  • work safety and follow WHS policies and procedures.

What to wear

  • PPE Level 1
  • Hat/Sun protections
  • Wet weather gear – weather dependent

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements


Written and practical assessments are included in this course.


On successful completion of the assessments you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for the nationally recognised unit of competency.

Associated Authorisations

Z0524 Basic Worksite Traffic Management
To find out more about Authorisations, contact the Authorisations Team

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently availble, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Communicate in the workplace (RIICOM201A)
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures (RIIWHS201D)