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Summary / introduction

The police will no longer take responsibility for traffic management at pre-planned events unless they are of national significance or are a potential risk to public safety. This training course has been developed by Lantra, in partnership with Cormac Solutions Ltd, and we have created this package for the UK market, to provide event organisers with the knowledge required to create a Traffic Management Plan and an understanding of issues affecting traffic, pedestrian and event staff safety.

There are no pre-requisites requirements to undertake this course.

Target audience

This training is aimed at event organisers or individuals that have responsibility for Traffic Management of organised events working in conjunction with local Highway Authority, the Police and other authorities and persons as appropriate. The course would also benefit Highway Authority staff involved in the organisation or approval of community events.

This course is intended for Event Stewards, whose duties may include, guiding vehicles, maintaining emergency routes, erecting signs and notices, dealing with pedestrian control etc.

The course is not intended for Traffic Marshalls who are appointed by and accredited by the Police to deal with more complex traffic management issues at major events.


The course sessions cover

  • Introduction and Objectives Introductions and Documentation Legislation
  • Application & Costing Traffic Management Plan Risk Assessment
  • Assessment 1 – traffic management plan Traffic Management requirements Assessment 2 – writing a risk assessment

This is a classroom based course with a test under exam conditions. The pass rate for the test is 70%.

At the end of the course the learner will be issued with a skill identity card and certificate of training which is valid for 5 years from the date of completion.The learner will then be able to present to the appropriate authority they have been trained to a suitable level to demonstrate their level of knowledge, understanding and ability to plan and carry out temporary traffic management on community events.

Product objectives

At the end of the course learners will:

  • Be aware of current legislation and its requirements
  • Understand the application process and costs involved
  • Be able to devise a Traffic Management Plan
  • Be able to identify typical hazards and appropriate control measures related to the activity
  • Have an understanding of basic traffic management requirements affecting highway users and event staff
  • Demonstrate by examination sufficient knowledge to be accredited as a steward for this activity.

Learn more about our other National Highways Sector Scheme Training & Assessments courses.

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