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Working on the Public Highway Traffic Management - Rural and Urban Roads
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National Highway Sector Scheme 12D for installing and removing temporary traﬃc management on rural and urban roads.
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
- 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
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