Traffic Management in Construction

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Traffic Management in Construction

Total Qual. Time

4-6 Hours

About This Course

The purpose of the Traffic Management in Construction course is to provide delegates with training on the management of vehicles and plant on a constructions site and aims at developing or refreshing skills to carry out vehicle and plant banksman duties, through the training you will be expected to identify potential hazards and be able to mitigate these to reduce the risks to both vehicles and pedestrians, the course will be suitable for managers, supervisors and those carrying out plant and vehicle marshalling duties.

Who should attend

This course is designed for people who may be required to control the movement of construction plant for site operations including the loading/unloading of vehicles, also controlling the movement of delivery and collection vehicles within the site environment.

Max Delegates: 12
Duration: 4 – 6 Hours (dependant on delegate numbers)


This is a classroom-based and on-site course with demonstrations and practical group exercises. Relevant plant and equipment controlled by operatives must be made available for practicing the controlling of plant/vehicles and inclusive of a safe environment on client’s site.

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of safe practices during plant/vehicle movement and identify hazards and risks associated through non-compliance with procedures, also ensure they understand their responsibilities in the safe use of vehicles on construction sites (HSG144) and workplace transport safety (INDG199).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
Identify roles and responsibilities
Comply with regulatory requirements
Identify plant types, limitations, hazards and stability factors
Prepare and implement work management traffic plans
Identify proximity of hazards
Plan safe positioning
Effectively communicate methods
Prepare for movement
Provide guidance on plant and vehicle movement


Below is a brief overview of the content of the training:
Legal responsibilities and requirements when controlling plant/vehicles
Identification of hazards, causes and accidents with varying plant/vehicles
Preparation and planning for plant/vehicle movements
Workplace segregation procedures
Checking plant/vehicle routes and identification of proximity hazards
Clarification of plant/vehicle movements with operators/drivers
Communication procedures and signals
Group exercise in planning and implementation of vehicle movements
Theory test

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CITB Grants

CITB Grant Course Code: GET0019

Grant: Tier 3 = £30 per person (Lifetime, non-grant renewal)

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.


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Expiry: 3 years
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