Traffic Training Course

Instructor: Katherine Keras-Astells

Member of: British Columbia Safety Alliance (BCCSA) and British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA)

Please select a course below:

THE BEST TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSON TRAINING 

This Best Traffic Control Person Training comprehensive, two-day standardized course for Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) consists of classroom and practical training and is the only program of its kind accepted by WorkSafe BC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for high-risk traffic control. It is a two-day Traffic Control person training session that is designed to qualify those who work as high-risk TCPs throughout the province of BC.

Participants who successfully complete the training will understand the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of TCPs, employers and supervisors
  • Regulations and standards, including those set out by the Ministry of Transportation, WorkSafe BC and the Motor Vehicle Act
  • Traffic control equipment and devices, including personal protective equipment
  • Setting up, maintaining and removing work zones
  • Working around equipment
  • Signalling
  • Communication

 

Prerequisites

While there are certain restrictions on those who may work as Traffic Control Persons, there are no prerequisites for the TCP Course. We recommend a grade 10 reading and writing level and valid drivers license to attend the course.

Assessment Criteria

To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass both the written exam with a minimum mark of 80% and the practical evaluation with 100%.  Records of completion are provided by the BCCSA and are valid for three years.

Course Certification

Upon successful completion, TCPs are provided with a three-year certification. To re-qualify, TCPs must complete a one-day re-qualification course.

2- Day TCP Training Course Schedule
DayDate
Tuesday and WednesdayDecember- 17 & 18- 2019
Thursday and FridayJanuary – 9 & 10 -2020
Thursday and FridayFebruary – 6 & 7 – 2020
Thursday and FridayMarch  – 5 & 6 – 2020
Thursday and FridayMay – 7 & 8 – 2020
Thursday and FridayJune – 4 & 5 – 2020
Thursday and FridayJuly – 9 & 10 – 2020
Thursday and FridayAugust– 6 & 7 – 2020
Thursday and FridaySeptember – 3 & 4 – 2020
Thursday and FridayOctober – 8 & 9 – 2020
Thursday and FridayNovember – 5 & 6 – 2020
Thursday and FridayDecember – 3 & 4 – 2020

 

1 -DAY RE-CERTIFICATION TRAINING

This Traffic Control Person Re-certification Training consists of a classroom training and is the only program of its kind accepted by WorkSafe BC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for high-risk traffic control. The course is for anybody who has already taken the TCP Certification but needs to renew it.

Participants who successfully complete the training will update their knowledge based on the latest updates on TCP regulations for British Columbia. :

Prerequisites

Hold a TCP Ticket with #SN (even if it has expired) . We recommend a grade 10 reading and writing level and valid drivers license to attend the course.

Assessment Criteria

To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass both the written exam with a minimum mark of 80%. Records of completion are provided by the BCCSA and are valid for three years.

Course Certification

Upon successful completion, TCPs are provided with a three-year certification.

1-   Day TCP Re-certification Course Schedule
DayDate
SaturdayDecember- 14- 2019
MondayDecember- 16- 2019
MondayJanuary – 20 -2020
SaturdayJanuary – 25 -2020
MondayFebruary – 10 – 2020
SaturdayFebruary – 22 – 2020
MondayMarch  – 16 – 2020
SaturdayMarch  – 21 – 2020
MondayApril – 20 – 2020
SaturdayApril – 25 – 2020
MondayMay – 11- 2020
SaturdayMay – 23- 2020
MondayJune – 15 – 2020
SaturdayJune – 20 – 2020
FridayJuly – 17 – 2020
SaturdayJuly – 25 – 2020
MondayAugust– 10 – 2020
SaturdayAugust– 22 – 2020
MondaySeptember – 14 – 2020
SaturdaySeptember – 26- 2020
MondayOctober – 19 – 2020
SaturdayOctober – 24 – 2020
MondayNovember – 9 – 2020
SaturdayNovember –20 – 2020
MondayDecember – 7 – 2020
SaturdayDecember – 12 – 2020

LANE CLOSURE TECHNICIAN

The Lane Closure Technician Course is a continuation of Traffic Control training. Expand your knowledge of the Traffic Management Manual, Traffic Control Guidelines and Regulations and apply practical knowledge in a secure setting. Training includes both theory, table top exercises, examination and practical hands on training in a secure area.
By providing different approaches to understanding the materials, LCT training creates an environment for different types of learning and a practical approach to Traffic Control knowledge.
Suitable for both beginner TCPs, Municipal Workers, Private Contractors and Experienced TCPs wanting to brush up on the changing regulations, LCT training is applicable for everyone who works with traffic control devices or on sites where traffic control is utilized. Certification is valid for 3 years.
Lane Closure Course Schedule
DayDate
SaturdayFebruary – 15 – 2020
SaturdayMarch  – 7 – 2020
SaturdayApril – 18- 2020
SaturdayMay – 30 – 2020
SaturdayOctober – 3 – 2020
SaturdayNovember – 14 – 2020
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