Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) Course

Book your Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) Workshop online. This one-day workshop is an introduction to Temporary Traffic Management (TTM). Attendees will gain the knowledge required to setup and maintain a basic Level 1 worksite. The TC workshop is a prerequisite to all other TTM training and can be used to renew an existing TC warrant.

This workshop has been replaced by the Traffic Management Operative (TMO). 


How it works:

  • Register online through our easy booking system
  • Receive instant confirmation of placement on the workshop, joining instructions and reminders
  • Attend the workshop
  • Receive a temporary wallet sized warrant card and 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

Who should attend:

  • Anyone who is required to take control of a worksite on a Level 1 road or is working around Temporary Traffic Management. For example, arborists, civil workers, utilities, assets workers.
  • Consultants, developers, surveyors, project managers, engineers
  • Anyone who needs to further their knowledge about working on the road
  • Refreshing a current or expired Level 1 TC warrant

Workshop Prerequisites:

  • No Prerequisite – this is an entry level workshop
  • See traffic controllers prerequisite guide for information on other workshop prerequisites.


  • 1-Day Workshop
  • Schedule: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (generally)
  • 8 hours (including breaks)
  • Generally weekdays, however if you have a group we can organise weekend workshops.

Pricing and Payment:

As of 1st of May 2020

  • $295.00 + GST ($339.25 including) per person
  • Group discounts are available, if you have several workers requiring training give us a call or email.
  • 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.

What is included at the workshop:

  • Lunch
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Temporary warrant card for use as evidence of qualification
  • PDF certificate emailed following workshop completion
  • Samsung tablet to use with workshop material (you may bring your own laptop or device to load CoPTTM onto)

Workshop content:

The workshop is split into the four sections of CoPTTM (A,B,C,D)

Section A: Introduction and general

    • Introduction to the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM)
    • Authorities, roles and responsibilities
    • Traffic Management Plan (TMP) documentation
    • On-site Record documentation

Section B: Equipment

    • Equipment used at road work sites
    • PPE Requirements

Section C: Static operations

    • Sign placement
    • Delineation placement
    • Manual traffic control (MTC)

Section D: Mobile operations

    • Setup and removal of worksites
    • Mobile operations
    • Inspection activities


  • Four open book tests on each section of CoPTTM - Sections A, B, C and D
  • You will use the tablet with CoPTTM to answer the test questions
  • Pass Rate: 60% or more in each test to pass with an opportunity to re-work any tests at the end of the day.


  • Qualified trainers who are industry experts will facilitate the workshop
  • The workshop is delivered through a PowerPoint presentation
  • Interactive with plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions
  • Large open plan room with air-conditioning

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:

  • A wallet sized temporary warrant card approved by Auckland Transport / Waka Kotahi
    • This serves as temporary proof of qualification until the Waka Kotahi card arrives
    • This will include your name, date of attendance and the trainer’s information.
  • 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 TC qualification is valid for 3 years from the date of the workshop.

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