Purpose: This instruction and training will prepare Emergency Services Personnel/First Responders who are required to direct traffic at unplanned emergency events, such as crashes, spills, police events or natural disasters that occur on or adjacent to roads.


Course Prerequisites:Emergency Service Personnel/First Responders must have a minimum of grade 10 reading and comprehension abilities and a solid grasp of the English Language.


Design:Classroom instruction  with optional practice component


Hours: 3.5 hrs. of instruction, plus additional time for 2hr. optional practice component.


Certification:Certificate of participation. No expiration or duration


Course Content:


  • Traffic Control Equipment
  • Equipment set up and take down
  • Principles of Traffic Management outlined in the Traffic Control manual
  • Use of a Buffer vehicle to protect the workplace
  • Other appropriate safe work procedures
  • Instruction on personal protective clothing and safety equipment


Course Format: Lectures, reading from and completion exercises in a book, discussions and practical traffic control scenarios.


Required Text:The Traffic Control at Emergency Scenes Participant Guide


Evaluation:Evaluation of learning, for this course, will be conducted throughout the 3.5 hours of instruction, practical skills demonstration and an open book written test. The written test consists of fifteen questions on information covered in the course and in a pick the correct answer format. Students must attain a passing mark of 80% or better to pass the written test to meet the Construction Safety Network of British Columbia’s minimum standards for licencing. If taking the optional practical component, a pass/fail grade will be assigned by the instructor.


Optional Scenario: Hard hat, approved safety vest and retro-reflective arm and wrist bands will be provided for their demonstrations.

 

Note:  Candidates who successfully write the examination and demonstrate safe practices in their optional practical session will be issued a temporary E.T.C. certificate prior to the end of the course. All courses are subject to minimum/maximum size requirement and as such cancellation can be made with reasonable prior notice.


Course Prerequisites:Emergency Services Personnel/First Responders must have a minimum of grade 10 reading and comprehension abilities and a solid grasp of the English Language.


Please contact us for course rates

 

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Credit:Non Credit.


Instructor:To be announced


Time: 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. for 2 hrs. optional practice component, 45min 1 /hour lunch breaks non-scheduled energy breaks

                                            Emergency scene traffic controller

 

                                                                                                                                                                         This instruction and training will prepare Emergency Services Personnel/First Responders who are required to direct traffic at unplanned emergency events, such as crashes, spills, police events or natural disasters that occur on or adjacent to roads. Emergency Services Personnel will be able to:

  1. Assess the traffic control needs at the scene 
  2. Select and use equipment and devices
  3. Apply principles on traffic control at an emergency scene 
  4. Plan the traffic control zone