12D M6

At a Glance

Assessment Type:
Training Only
Delivery Method:
Classroom
Duration:
2 days
Recognised by:
Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Assembly and Transport NI on their rural and urban road networks
Course Prerequisites:
You should have achieved NHSS12D M2 status before undertaking the M6 training course.

NHSS 12D M6 Registered Lead Traffic Management Operative RLTMO

The finer details

This course will cover

  • Chapter 8 & Safety at Streetworks & Roadwork’s
  • Revision of dual carriageways, convoy working multiphase signals
  • Risk assessments & method statements
  • Traffic Management – Basic principles
  • Signing, Guarding & Lighting details
  • Site maintenance and legal issues
  • Permanent and temporary signs and road markings – conflicts
  • Action to deal with poor visibility & speeding traffic
  • Footways, pedestrians, Excavations Guarding details
  • Moving, Mobile & Minor works
  • Road Closures
  • Identifying Traffic Control needs
  • Portable Signals
  • Stop & Go
  • Speed Control and Speed Limits
  • Unusual situations and techniques – Tramways, Railway level crossings, transition sections, Escort vehicles
  • Vehicle issues
  • 3 lane single carriageways
  • Non-motorised road users
  • Pedestrian & Cycle crossings & Cycle tracks
  • Works at junctions & Roundabouts.
Who should attend?

NHSS12D M6 is for all Registered Traffic Management Operatives (RTMO) as described in the National Highway Sector Scheme (NHSS) 12D Document who wish to become a Registered Lead Traffic Management Operative (RLTMO).

On completion, learners will be deemed competent to oversee NHSS12D M1/M2 work situations and other works situations where they have achieved competency (i.e. M3 to M5).

What will be covered?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the aims & principles of the National Highway Sector Schemes
  • Have an awareness of Traffic Management Health & Safety Issues
  • Appreciate the different sources of information regarding Traffic Management and in particular understand the key issues and differences between Chapter 8 and the Code of Practice (Red Book)
  • Understand the Risk Assessment process and how to apply it to Traffic Management
  • Have an understanding of the role of the and have demonstrated the ability to assess the suitability of equipment, to monitor the changing conditions on site, and recommend appropriate remedial action as necessary
  • Be able to ascertain when management intervention is required
  • Be aware of the requirements of non-motorised road users
  • Be prepared to undertake assessments to demonstrate an ability to implement, maintain and remove safely traffic control and convoy systems.

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