STMS Refresher Workshops

How it works: 

  • Register online through our easy booking system
  • Receive instant confirmation of placement on the workshop, joining instructions and reminders
  • Attend the eLearning workshop for one day - 8 hours including breaks.
  • Receive a PDF certificate emailed to you on completion as evidence of qualification
  • We register you with Waka Kotahi, NZ Transport Agency, who will send you the official TC Warrant card

What you need to attend:

  • A laptop, computer or tablet (you cannot use a phone)
  • Stable internet connection
  • A quiet place to participate in the online workshop
  • Internet browsers such as Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari
  • Adobe Reader or an equivalent PDF reader

Who should attend and prerequisites: 

Any person wishing to refresh their current STMS Cat AB, or C qualification, or obtain Cat B and/or C to their existing STMS (Site Traffic Management Supervisor) qualification.  

  • You must be a current STMS, Cat AB or C or expired no longer than one year to attend this workshop; or 
  • You must be a current STMS Level 1 and/or Level 2/3 P/NP or expired no longer than one year to attend this workshop. 
  • If your STMS warrant has been expired longer than one year, you must complete the STMS Cat AB, and/or C workshop – you do not have to repeat TTM Worker or TMO again. 
  • We recommend you book a place on the workshop in advance of your expiry date, so your warrant does not lapse. 
  • You can check your current qualification and expiry date here on the public CoPTTM search:  


  • 8 hours for one day
  • Schedule: 0800 AM – 16:00PM

Pricing and Payment: 

Face to Face Cost: $459.00 + GST ($527.85 incl. GST) per person

Online Cost: $409.00 + GST ($470.35 incl. GST) per person

If you are a recruitment agency or will have on-going registrations, please give us a call or email to discuss options. We have three payment options:

  • Credit card
  • Bank transfer
  • Invoice

All workshops must be paid for prior to attending unless you have an arrangement with us.
Please note Parallaxx Terms and Conditions regarding cancellations and non-attendance at workshops.


Scheduled Courses: The following fees will apply when attendees choose to cancel their booked places on a course:

  • Cancellation received 1 working day before the course - 50% of the course cost
  • Cancellation not received before the course – no refund – total course cost applies. An attendee who cancels on the day of the course is not entitled to a refund. An attendee who cancels off a re-booked course will not be entitled to a refund.

What is included in the workshop: 

PDF certificate emailed following workshop completion.

Workshop content: 

  • Introduction of categories of road environment (A, B, C)   
  • The reasoning behind renaming of the Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) role to Site Traffic Management Supervisor Specialist (STMS)  
  • Amendments to the STMS responsibilities 
  • Amendments to responsibilities of a TC (and phase out of this role) 
  • Introduction of additional roles of: 
  • Traffic Management Operative (TMO)  
  • STMS Mobile operations - STMS (M) 
  • Amendments to A6 Training to list the learning blocks covered in the Waka Kotahi training and competency model and link to the website for details of each learning block 
  • Amendments to the requirements for shoulder and roadside activities  
  • Amendments to requirements for inspection type activities. 
  • The workshop is a summary of the changes and relearning key areas of CoPTTM. 


  • The testing of the refresher will include open book assessments on each covered section of CoPTTM – Categories A,B and C .  
  • Pass Rate: 60% or more in each assessment to pass with an opportunity to re-work any assessments at the end of the day. 

Workshop Qualification: 

Evidence of qualification is extremely important, especially for those who need to provide proof of qualification for jobs or contract work.

Following the workshop, you will receive: 

  • Certificate for completion of workshop- no waiting around for days for your certificate to be sent out, our system will automatically create and send it to you. 
  • Dedicated administrators for your registration to send out your registration to Waka Kotahi within 48 hours. 
  • Waka Kotahi takes 8 to 12 weeks to send your warrant card 
  • Your Refresher STMS qualification with Cat A,B and/or C is valid for 3 years from the date of the workshop. 

Please note: To obtain a practising warrant following this workshop, you must complete an STMS Practical Assessment for the category of road you wish to be practising on. Use our free application to apply here.