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Train to become a Traffic Controller

How To Get Qualified To Work As A Traffic Controller


First you will need to get an OHS WHITE CARD occupational health and safety.BLUE and Yellow Cards are the next requirements.

BLUE –Traffic Controller – Stop / Slow bat
YELLOW –Apply Traffic Control Plans – Place signageAdvanced training

RED AND ORANGE cards are the advanced training

RED –Select/Modify Traffic Control Plans – Supervisor
ORANGE –Design & Inspect Traffic Control Plans

The qualifications are issued for a period of 3 years to individuals who successfully complete the relevant training course, including assessments.


To ensure that this Technical Direction and any related guidelines remain current and relevant, minor updates may be made from time to time. Any updates may be obtained from the RTA website using the Traffic & Transport Policies & Guidelines Register