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Summary / introduction

National Highway Sector Scheme 12D for installing and removing temporary traffic management on rural and urban roads.

Target audience

NHSS 12D M6 is for all Registered Traffic Management Operatives (RTMO) as described in Sector Scheme Document 12D who wish to become a Registered Lead Traffic Management Operative (RLTMO).

The learner must have achieved 12D M2 status before undertaking the T6 training course.

On completion, learners will be deemed competent to oversee M1/M2 work situations and other works situations where they have achieved competency (i.e. M3 to M5).

Important note: The T6 training course CANNOT be used to renew an EXPIRED M1/M2 skills registration as to undertake T6 training or to retain M6 status, the operative MUST maintain their M2 status (an in date M2 skills registration card).

Refresher Course – Due to changes in the Code of Practice it is necessary to successfully complete the revised (full) T6 training course to demonstrate up to date knowledge of new requirements. On site assessments are not required for refresher training.


This course will cover:

  • ’The Traffic Signs Manual, Chapter 8’ and ‘The Safety at Street Works and Road Works, A Code of Practice (The Red Book)’
  • Revision of low speed dual carriageways, convoy working and multiphase signals
  • Risk assessments & method statements Traffic Management – Basic principles Signing, Guarding & Lighting details Site maintenance and legal issues
  • Permanent and temporary signs and road markings – conflicts
  • Action to deal with poor visibility & speeding traffic Footways, pedestrians, Excavations and Guarding details Moving, Mobile & Minor works
  • Road Closures

Product objectives

  • Identifying Traffic Control needs Portable Signals
  • Stop & Go
  • Speed Control and Speed Limits
  • Unusual situations and techniques – Tramways, Railway level crossings, transition sections, Escort vehicles Vehicle issues
  • 3 lane single carriageways Non-motorised road users
  • Pedestrian & Cycle crossings & Cycle tracks Works at junctions & Roundabouts
  • M6 End of Course Test

At the end of the course delegates should:

  • Understand the aims & principles of the Sector Schemes Have an awareness of Traffic Management Health & Safety Issues
  • Appreciate the different sources of information regarding Traffic Management and in particular understand the key issues and differences between Chapter 8 and the Code of Practice (Red Book)
  • Understand the Risk Assessment process and how to apply it to Traffic Management
  • Have an understanding of the role of the RLTMO and have demonstrated the ability to assess the suitability of equipment, to monitor the changing conditions on site, and recommend appropriate remedial action as necessary
  • Be able to ascertain when management intervention is required
  • Be aware of the requirements of non-motorised road users
  • Be prepared to undertake assessments to demonstrate an ability to implement, maintain and remove safely traffic control and convoy systems

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

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