Prepare To Work Safely In The Construction Industry
Traffic Controller Skill Set

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

This course will allow you to work on any construction site, and stop and start traffic using a stop/slow bat, portable traffic light or boom gate.

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.

Best value entry level traffic control combo course!

Traffic Controller and White Card Course UpSkill Sydney

White Card Course

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.

Please see our White Card Course page for more details.

Traffic Controller Course

Our Blue Card NSW or Traffic Controller  course will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to:

  • Stop/direct road users using a stop/slow bat, portable traffic light or boom gate
  • Monitor traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • Maintain traffic incident reports
  • Understand the Traffic Guidance Schemes (TGS) for the site
  • 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

This course does not allow you to set up, monitor or close down a TGS/TMP. Please see our Implement Traffic Control Plans Course page (formally known as Yellow Card) for this course.

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 our Traffic Control Combo Course page for this great offer.

Please see below the Course Outcome tab for additional information.

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

This blue card or traffic control and white card combo 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
  • 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
  • Successfully complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment. This course combines plain English, videos, photos, and verbal questioning to ensure all learners can have the best possible chance at comprehending the required knowledge and skills. Assessments MUST be completed in English and with no further assistance. If you believe you will need assistance due to your Language, Literacy or Numeracy skills, please contact our office to discuss your training needs prior to making any course booking. No refund of course fees will paid due failure to complete the course once it has commenced. If a student is not successful in completing all assessments satisfactorily, they will need to rebook the course at the advertised course cost less SafeWork NSW card fees
  • Students who are in Australia on a student visa (subclass 500) need to enrol with a CRICOS registered RTO. Upskill Institute is not CRICOS registered. In agreeing with these terms and conditions you are acknowledging that you are not on a student visa.

This course requires in-class training and practical assessment.

  • In-class training consists of two days of classroom-based training, theory, practical activities and allocated breaks
  • The live practical 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

Recognition of Prior Learning:

  • SafeWork NSW GIT issued card: SafeWork NSW do not allow for this to be issued via recognition of prior learning
  • SafeWork NSW TCWT issued card: Recognition or direct credit transfer can be undertaken where appropriate, however a live assessment must be undertaken as normal for the purpose of a learner obtaining a SafeWork NSW TCWT card

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 have unit of competency to enter or work on any construction site.

Traffic Controller

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.

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.

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

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

  • CPCWHS1001 – 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

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.

Refund Policy

Learners who give notice to cancel their enrolment seven (7) days or more prior to the commencement of a program, will be entitled to a refund of fees paid less bank transaction and administration fees (10% of course cost).

Learners who give notice to cancel their enrolment less than seven (7) days  but not within 48 hours of course commencement will be entitled to a 50% refund of fees paid. The amount retained by Upskill Institute is required to cover the costs of staff and resources which will have already been committed based on the learners’ initial intention to undertake the training.

Learners who cancel their enrolment within 48 hours of course commencement or less will not be entitled to a refund of fees.

Learners who have previously requested a course to be rescheduled and wish to cancel the same course at a later stage, will not be entitled to refund of fees.

Where a learner has purchased a text or training workbooks and subsequently cancels, Upskill Institute will not refund monies for the text.

If Upskill Institute cancel a course at any time, participants will be offered the option to reschedule to an alternative class (at no extra cost) or receive a full refund of the course fees. No additional monies will be reimbursed to the participant for any other expenses incurred, or inconvenience caused.

If a refund is approved, funds will be made by the same means with which the original payment was made (i.e. EFTPOS payment would result in an EFTPOS refund) and will be made to the same person that made payment. If a third party paid the course fee, the third party will be refunded the course fee.

Certificates cannot be issued until all AVETMISS and USI information has been confirmed (where required) and all course paperwork requirements have been completed.

All requests for a refund must be emailed to


Learners who cancel their enrolment part way through a training program must notify Upskill Institute in writing via email or letter at the earliest opportunity. Learners who cancel their enrolment after a training program has commenced will not be entitled to a refund of fees. Learners are advised to consider alternative options such as requesting to suspend their enrolment and re-commencing in another scheduled training program.

Learners who require replacement of issued text or training workbooks will be liable for additional charges to cover the cost of replacement. For a full list of replacement charges please refer to Upskill Institute schedule of fees and charges.

All requests for a refund must be emailed to


Please note that requests for transfers to alternate courses can be arranged if Upskill Institute is advised in writing more than 48 hours prior to the course commencement date and subject to availability. One transfer will be accepted without charge where Upskill Institute has been notified in writing at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled commencement date. All subsequent transfers will attract an administration charge of $55.00 if notice is provided.

No rescheduling of a course is available within 48 hours of commencement.


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


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


$357.00 $319 (includes $54.00 SafeWork NSW fee)
+ $80.00 practical live assessment fee

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Our Customer Reviews!

Really enjoyed the Implementer course today. Caithlin explained the course contents really well and made it very easy to understand real life examples.
Leanne H.
Leanne H.
Absolutely fantastic if you’re are nervous don’t be you will enjoy here
Imran H.
Imran H.
I recently completed the Traffic Controller and Implementer course at Upskill Institute and it exceeded my expectations. The curriculum was thorough, balancing theory with practical application perfectly. The instructors were knowledgeable, approachable, and made complex concepts easy to grasp. Highly recommend this course for anyone aiming to advance their career in traffic management.
Rakibul H.
Rakibul H.
Good Day Training Course in the Classroom and then out on the RoadPractical and EnjoyableKnowledgeable Instructor and Good Value
Michael V.
Michael V.
The course was well organised and ran smoothly. The facilitator did a great job of presenting the material.
Ben G.
Ben G.
Fantastic training. Wonderful educators. Kind and understanding. They give you all the knowledge you need to qualify for your new job! Highly recommend 👌
Ellie T.
Ellie T.
Well organised and easy to get through the course with the teachers
Shivani H.
Shivani H.
Edit #2: Traffic Controller Implementer Assessment - Large class but managed to finish early, Chris was our Assessor, friendly awesome tutor. Highly recommend courses through Upskill!! AAA+++ Edit #1: Recently done the Traffic Controller and Implementer course, Mahmoud was the tutor, was very informative and enjoyable. Had lots of laughs! AAA+++Completed my White Card Course online. Tutor was Hassan who was fantastic and explained everything. We had a small class so managed to finish earlier than expected. Highly recommend!! AAA+++
Karlene K.
Karlene K.
Enjoyed my experience with upskill institute will be pursuing other courses through this institute 🙂
Rinnie M.
Rinnie M.
Professional course with super team!Come from UE for 2 weeks commissioning my company equipment on construction site. In Australia You need to make government safety and health course!Recommend Upskills :) Thanks
Piotr K.
Piotr K.
Amazing and very nice
Kumar S.
Kumar S.
Course is very nice !!!
Vídeos Zap Z.
Vídeos Zap Z.
The teacher was really good and very helpful
Tori J.
Tori J.
Best Traffic control course thank to Mahmoud and Caithlin !
Farah R.
Farah R.
Very friendly and help staff highly recommended
Fijian M.
Fijian M.
The Trainer seems to make everything understandable and especially for me going back to the classroom after years of working but I fully recommend this institute for those who looking to start a new environment of work 👍
Manoa B.
Manoa B.
I spent a lot of time checking online ads to see where to do my white card. Very hard to tell who would be good. Luckily, I chose Upskill Institute. They were extremely professional, clear and effective. Hassan made the day very interesting and enjoyable. The next time I need a course I will simply go straight to see when it is available at Upskill.
Gary R.
Gary R.
Easy learning and very helpful A+
Honeybee B.
Honeybee B.
It was a very good experience both Hassan and Mahmoud were amazing and explained everything really good. Definitely going back to them in the future. Thank you
Katia H.
Katia H.
Thank you Mahmoud. Top teacher all the best🙏🏽♥️
Blaze D.
Blaze D.
Really Good experience
Very detailed and informative course with an enthusiastic and experienced teacher. Would definitely recommend!
Mahmoud and Hassan were quite detailed and practical about the whole course. Encouraged discussion and questions in class.Would recommend to all!
Anum Fatima T.
Anum Fatima T.
Really good place to take your course, the teacher was really great with all the students
Yanina V.
Yanina V.
Mahmoud is the best there is at what he does Wallah.
Michael M.
Michael M.
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