12AB Traffic Safety and Control Officer (TSCO) Training / Card Application

At a Glance

Delivery Method:
1 day
Recognised by:
Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Assembly and Transport NI on their motorways and high speed dual carriageways networks
Course Prerequisites:
You will need to hold a current Lantra Awards NHSS12A Foreman Certificate.

NHSS 12AB Traffic Safety Control Officer TSCO

The finer details

This course will cover:

The Traffic Safety & Control Officer:

  • Clients, Police, Traffic Officers, Maintaining Agents, Contractors
  • Highways Act 1980
  • Traffic Management Act 2004
  • TSCO Roles, Responsibilities and Powers
  • TSCO Knowledge.
  • TSCO record keeping.

Planning and Controlling the Works:

  • and (SRWID)
  • RCC’s and VMS Signs
  • Reviewing the TM Method Statement
  • Assessing Work Site activities in relation to TM plan
  • Communicating the plan to other parties
  • Enforcement of the TTRO
  • Recovery Operations
  • Abnormal Loads.

Emergency Planning and Liaison: 

  • Emergency Routes
  • Dealing with Incidents
  • Emergency Traffic Management
  • and coordinating Rolling Blocks
  • Reporting of Incidents
  • Winter Maintenance.
Who should attend?
All persons who will be required by their employer to work on motorways and or high-speed dual carriageways as a Traffic Safety and Control Officer.
What will be covered?

On completion of this course you will be able to demonstrate that you have:

  • A minimum satisfactory level of knowledge of the TSCO role
  • A comprehensive awareness of the TSCO’s responsibilities
  • A detailed level of knowledge of Temporary Traffic Management standards.
Other areas of interest?

To be registered by LANTRA Awards as a TSCO, you must:

  • Hold a valid Lantra Awards NHSS12A Foreman certificate (certificates valid for 2 years)
  • Hold a valid NHSS12AB TSCO certificate (certificates valid for 2 years)
  • Prove that you hold a current 3 day First Aid at Work certificate in accordance with the H&S (First Aid) Regulations 1981
  • Prove that you hold, as a minimum, a 1 Day Safety Awareness training Course Award issued by IOSH, NeBOSH or CITB, please contact Lantra Awards for a full list of acceptable alternatives
  • Complete and return a TSCO application form and return it, along with supporting evidence of above, to sector.schemes@lantra.co.uk.

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