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

At a Glance

Delivery Method:
Classroom
Duration:
1 day
Recognised by:
Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Assembly and Transport NI on their motorways and high speed dual carriageways networks
Course Prerequisites:

Current Lantra Awards NHSS12A Foreman Certificate

To be registered by LANTRA Awards as a TSCO, candidates 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 they hold a current 3 day First Aid at Work certificate in accordance with the H&S (First Aid) Regulations 1981 • prove that they 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.

Please be aware that requirements for this course may alter.  We will update this information as soon as it becomes available. 

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.

Please check the above with your Provider for requirements after 1st April 2020 

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