Site Traffic Management Specialist (STMS-U) Universal Workshop

This provides base STMS knowledge for the STMS category A, B or C learning blocks and the STMS Mobile learning block. The STMS Universal workshop is normally run in conjunction with a category A, B or C workshop or an STMS Mobile workshop.

How it works: 

The STMS-U qualification will give you base STMS knowledge for the STMS category A, B or C learning blocks, and the STMS Mobile learning block.  

Who should attend: 

Any person who is intending to be: 

  • An onsite STMS on a category A, B or C road environment or in a mobile operation 
  • A Traffic Operations Manager 
  • A TTM Mentor, TTM Assessor or TTM Trainer, TTM Planner, TMP Approver, TTM Auditor, Traffic Management Coordinator or Corridor Manager. 

Workshop Prerequisites:

  • TMO current or expired no more than 12 months, or
  • TMO -NP current or expired no more than 12 months, or
  • Current TC, or 
  • Current TC (I) 

Please refer to the Waka Kotahi website for more information.


The learning consists of a two-day knowledge workshop delivered by a TTM Trainer. 
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (generally) 
  • 8 hours (including breaks) 
  • Weekdays - However, we can organise weekend workshops if you have a group. 

Pricing and Payment: 

Cost: $750.00 + GST ($862.50 incl. GST) per person

Group discounts are available, if you have several workers requiring this 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: 

  • navigating the CoPTTM 
  • reading a TMP and checking that it is suitable for a site (fit for purpose) 
  • identifying, assessing, and managing risk 
  • understanding layout distances 
  • planning a deployment (site setup) and calculating resources 
  • completing a TTM crew briefing 
  • checking a worksite 
  • being a leader. 


  • The assessment for this warrant occurs progressively during the workshop
  • There is an optional unit standard for the STMS-U warrant - US 31961: Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management.


  • 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 successful completion of the workshop, you will receive: 

  • The unit standard 31961 - STMS U - Site Traffic Management Specialist Universal 
  • 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 

Book this course

  • 08 Jun 2022

    2 days, Wed 08:00 AM - Thu 04:00 PM
    • $750.00 excl. GST
    Register7 places remaining