National Highways Sector Scheme Training & Assessments

Temporary Traffic Management Basic Course (TTMBC)

Course / product type

Training Course

Assessment type



Test. 75% Pass mark


Half Day

Course / product delivery





Working on the Public Highway Traffic Management

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Summary / introduction

National Highway Sector Scheme 12 A/B/C/D for static temporary traffic management on motorways and high speed dual carriageways including on-line widening schemes.

Target audience

All persons starting work for the first time in the temporary traffic management industry, and those persons that do not hold any current NHSS 12 A/B/C/D registration cards.


This course covers;

  • Quality Assurance and NHSS 12
  • Terminology
  • Health and Safety
  • Equipment
  • Safety Zones
  • Basic Principles of Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) and Site Practice
  • Maintaining a closure

Product objectives

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Be aware of the relevant codes of practice and other associated documentation when involved in traffic management
  • Be aware of Sector Schemes
  • Understand the Quality Assurance process and NHSS documents
  • Be aware of the different types of roads across the UK road network
  • Be aware of which roads / works are covered by which NHSS document
  • Be aware of the different classifications of “road users” i.e. pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists etc.
  • Understand the different terminology used in the TTM industry in relation to different roads
  • Understand the process(es) required to become a qualified Operative and obtain a skills registration card, plus ongoing training to Supervisor level
  • Be aware of Health and Safety requirements including risk assessments and method statements
  • Have an understanding of the variety of TTM equipment and the basic principles of its use
  • Understand what constitutes a safety zone
  • Be aware of the general Personal Protective Equipment

(PPE) requirements

  • Understand crossing the carriageway HSE CIS53
  • Be aware of the different types of vehicles used in TTM and where they are used
  • Understand the environment where learners are expected to work
  • Be aware of the safe way to enter / exit a site
  • Be aware of the need to maintain sites, and what is involved
  • Know how to deal with accidents and emergencies within the works area

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