CPCCWHS1001 Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry
RIISS00058 Traffic Controller Skill Set
RIISS00060 Traffic Management Implementer Skill Set

Commonly known as White + Blue + Yellow Card, our White Card + Traffic Controller + Implementer  combo course will get you all set and ready to begin your career in the traffic control industry.

This course will allow you to  work on any construction site, stop and start traffic using a stop/slow bat, portable traffic light or boom gate and also set up, monitor and close down  traffic guidance schemes.

Same day certification! You will be ready to commence work when you leave the classroom!

This is a SafeWork NSW approved training program and on completion of this course you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW General Construction Induction Training Card (White Card) + Traffic Control Work Training Card.

This is an employer preferred combo course! Maximise your opportunity to gain employment! Talk to us about potential businesses looking for employees! 

Traffic Control Combo and White Card Course Upskill

What Card

Our White Card course will help you gain the skills and knowledge required to enter or work safely within the construction industry by identifying & understanding:

  • What is a hazard?
  • What is a risk?
  • What are control measures?
  • What is duty of care?
  • How to assess and respond to emergencies?
  • Who to report incidents to?
  • What are the different safety signs and symbols used?
  • What is the hierarchy of hazard controls?

This course serves as a reminder of the current health and safety legislative requirements, personal awareness, and the basic principles of risk management for working in the construction industry.

As part of our training program, you will be required to correctly select and fit common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.

Traffic Controller Combo Training

Our Traffic Controller + Implementer  course will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to:

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat
  • Set up, program & use a portable traffic light or boom gate
  • Set up, monitor or close down a nominated TGS/TMP
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • Assess and respond to changes in the environment, such as traffic volumes & weather conditions
  • Carry out risk assessments for personal safety
  • Participate in toolbox talks
  • Use communication methods such as a two-way radio
  • Identify safety implications of traffic control at road works
  • Locate and apply required legislation, regulations, codes and procedures including Austroads Codes of Practice and WHS applicable to temporary traffic management
  • Use the site/location assessment, distinguish topographical landmarks and carry out authorised risk control
  • Understand & conduct an onsite check of a TGS/TMP to identify any unexpected risks/hazards & plan for emergencies that may arise
  • Ensure spacing between signs and traffic control devices is in line with a TGS/TMP
  • Understand speed, environment, type and class of vehicles, traffic density, sight lines, environmental conditions, weather patterns and surface type & how these may impact the safety of temporary traffic control site
  • Maintain traffic incident reports & monitor traffic controllers

Most traffic control employers prefer & require employees to hold a current SafeWork NSW Traffic Controller (TCR) and Traffic Management Implementer (IMP) card (formally known as Blue & Yellow Card).

Please see below Course Outcome tab for additional information.

More information about these courses can be found on the SafeWork NSW website:

This course has specific ID requirements. Please familiarise yourself with this requirement prior to attending the course as the incorrect or wrong ID can result in you not being able to complete the course on your scheduled day, full course fee payable to reschedule.

Upskill Institute requires students undertaking this course to:

  • Be at least 17 years of age to participate in the training
  • Provide a USI (
  • Provide original ID documents that add up to at least 100 points in line with SafeWork NSW ID points table – click here to view ID points table. Within these documents, you must be able to show your photo ID, date of birth, signature, and current residential address
  • Successfully complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to complete the practical training
  • Have physical capacity to demonstrate the correct donning and removing of PPE for the white card assessment. Also lifting equipment, signs and devices for traffic control training & assessment
  • Training day: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to complete the practical training
  • Live practical assessment day: Wear suitable work boots, long trousers, long sleeved hi-vis shirt for all practical training and live assessments

This course combo requires both self-study and in class training and assessment.

  • The self-study component requires completion prior to attending the classroom. Study instructions will be emailed to you upon successful enrolment into the course
  • In-class training consists of three days attendance (up to eight hours/day) of classroom-based training, assessments and allocated breaks
  • The traffic controller and implementer practical live assessment is on a separate day and will need to be scheduled through the website under the practical live assessment tab, the assessment will take half a day to complete

White Card

Upon completing this training program, you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Training (SOT), which will be valid for 60 days after issue. With this certificate, you will be allowed to enter or work on any construction site.

You will also receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) via email.

Traffic Controller + Implementer

After your initial theory and practical training is successfully completed, you will be issued with a SafeWork NSW Statement of Completion (SOC) which allows you to work immediately under supervision within its period of validity.

The Statement of Completion is valid for 90 days, during this time you will be required to complete a workplace live practical assessment in order to receive your SafeWork NSW Traffic Control Work Training (TCWT) card.

Please refer to our Traffic Control Live Assessment  page to book your live practical assessment.

After successful completion of your training and assessment (initial theory and practical training + live practical assessment), you will receive your nationally recognised a Statement of Attainment (SOA) and Upskill Institute will submit notification to SafeWork NSW to issue you with a SafeWork NSW Traffic Control Work Training (TCWT) card.

You will also receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) via email.

Note: Your SafeWork NSW TCWT and General Construction Induction cards may take up to four weeks to arrive in the post from SafeWork NSW.

Please consider that your Statement of Completion/Training may expire before your card is received. If you don’t receive any of your cards, please call SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this combo course:

  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • RIIWHS201E – Work safely and follow WHS policies and work procedures
  • RIICOM201E – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS206 – Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • RIIWHS205E – Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS302E – Implement traffic management plans
  • RIIRIS301E – Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS303 – Position, setup and program portable traffic control devices

Enrolment to this course is made with Upskill Institute Pty Ltd RTO 45708 & SafeWork NSW approval number RTO800520.

Please refer to the student handbook for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Refunds for any booked courses that is requested seven (7) days prior to the course commencement date is available less 10% bank transaction and administration fees. Any refunds for booked courses that is requested within six (6) days of the course commencement date, 50% of the course fee is refundable only. Any requests on the day or after course commencement, no refund is available.

Requests for transfers to alternate programs can be arranged if Upskill Institute are advised in writing more than seven (7) days prior to the program commencement date and there is availability. One transfer will be accepted without charge, all subsequent transfers will attract an administration charge of $55.00.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for this qualification.  If you believe you have the acquired the skills and knowledge contained in this unit of competency though other training and workplace experience, please contact our administration team.

Subject to your experience, the administration team can advise you on:

  • the RPL process
  • your chances of being successful with an RPL application
  • the time and costs associated with an RPL application

COVID 19 Response

Our rooms are cleaned daily, all tables have been separated to ensure social distancing guidelines are adhered to, we have hand sanitisers and face masks available to all students as required. For the safety of participants and staff, entry will be refused to persons displaying flu like symptoms.


40-44 Wollongong Rd, Arncliffe NSW 2205
3 mins walk from Arncliffe station + Street parking available!


3 days – Ready to commence work when you leave!
+ practical live assessment (completed on another ½ day)


$545.00 $498  (includes $75.00 SafeWork NSW fee)
+ $80.00 practical live assessment fee