Site Traffic Management Specialist (STMS-AB NP) Cat A and B Roads – Non-Practicing

The STMS- A/B provides the base knowledge for working on category A and B road environments.

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:

Any person wishing to work on category A and/or B roads as an onsite STMS, or any person wishing to work on category A roads while fulfilling one of the following roles:  

  • Traffic Operations Manager  
  • TTM Mentor  
  • TTM Assessor  
  • TTM Trainer  
  • TTM Planner  
  • TMP Approver  
  • TTM Auditor  
  • Traffic Management Coordinator 
  • Corridor Manager 

Workshop Prerequisites: 

  • STMS Universal, or
  • STMS of any level current or expired, or
  • STMS of the relevant category current or expired

Please refer to the Waka Kotahi website for more information.


The learning consists of a one and half-day knowledge workshop delivered by a TTM Trainer. This is followed by on-job coaching from a TTM Mentor for those wishing to gain the practising warrant.


  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (generally) 
  • Day 1: 8 hours (including breaks)
  • Day 2: 4 hours (including breaks)

This is during 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: 

  • Deliver site safety briefings and inductions 
  • Calculate layout distances for category A and B road environments 
  • Set up, maintain, and remove TTM for static operations (shoulder closures, two-way two-lane closures and multi-lane closures) 
  • Complete mobile operations and closures 
  • Set up, maintain, and remove TTM for semi-static operations and closures 
  • Conduct special activities. 


The assessment for the non-practising warrant occurs progressively during the workshop. 
The assessment for the practising warrant will be assessed by a TTM Assessor on the practical components of the role. 

There are 2 optional unit standards that can be awarded to an STMS (regardless of the category of road the STMS is warranted for). These are: 

  • STMS non-practising - US 31962: Explain the requirements for the worksite under temporary traffic management for a road environment as defined in CoPTTM 
  • STMS practising - US 31963: Operate as a practising Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) on a road environment as defined in CoPTTM. 

Once the unit standards have been awarded for a category of road, the STMS is not required to attain these unit standards again for other categories of road environment.


  • 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 

Book this course

  • 07 Jul 2022

    2 days, Thu 08:00 AM - Fri 04:00 PM
    • $750.00 excl. GST
    Register5 places remaining
  • 20 Jul 2022

    2 days, Wed 08:00 AM - Thu 04:00 PM
    • $750.00 excl. GST
  • 24 Aug 2022

    2 days, Wed 08:00 AM - Thu 04:00 PM
    • $750.00 excl. GST
  • 28 Sep 2022

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