Control Traffic with Stop Slow Bat


Course Description

To become an accredited Traffic Controller in Queensland, you must complete an approved traffic controller training course, delivered by a Department of Transport and Main Roads approved training provider.

Please read the following Department of Transport and Main Roads, information and fact sheets prior to booking to ensure that you will be eligible to apply for the Traffic Controller Accreditation:

Information Sheet – Medical Fitness
Information Sheet – How to become an Accredited Traffic Controller
Traffic Controller Offence History and Checking process
Approved Traffic Controller course information and frequently asked questions

These information and fact sheets can be accessed by clicking here: Traffic Controller Accreditation Scheme

This course provides training for those who are required to control traffic with a stop-slow bat. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to perform traffic control safely for coworkers and the public.

On successful completion of this course including the practical component, you will be required to complete the F4115 – Traffic Controller Accreditation Application (download here) and additional documentation to apply for accreditation as a Traffic Controller with the Department of Transport and Main Roads.


  • Legislative framework and compliance requirements
  • Risk management
  • Planning and preparing to control traffic
  • Traffic control operating procedures
  • Removing or covering signs when not controlling traffic
  • Reporting incidents
  • Worksite safety procedures

Learning Methods

Part 1 – In House Training

  • Classroom participation
  • Written assessment and practical exercise
  • A Statement of Attendance is issued after successful completion of the Theory component of the course.

Part 2 – Practical Training (20 hours onsite placement)

  • One on one mentoring by an experienced traffic controller on live worksite
  • Participants are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours practical experience before being assessed
  • Final onsite assessment conducted by a qualified assessor

Additional Information

Dress Requirements

  • Long pants
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Steel capped boots

Mandatory Requirements

  • Hold a QLD White Card (Construction Induction card)
  • Driver’s licence (have held an open or provisional driver license other than a learners within the last 5 years)

Contact Us

1300 223 753

Brisbane Civil Industry Training Centre

11 Hi Tech Court Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113

Townsville Civil Industry Training Centre

Unit 13, 547 Woolcock Street Mount Louisa QLD 4814