Temporary Traffic Management

Programme Code: TAS001


Traffic management operatives use a variety of skills to ensure appropriate traffic management is implemented for construction and maintenance to be safe.

The Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) programme will be delivered through:

  • classroom presentations to cover the knowledge required to effectively and safely setup traffic management
  • on-site practical training and assessment
  • 1 on 1 tutoring

Who this is for

Anyone who works on roads and is looking to improve their ability and knowledge in setting up TTM.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be over the age of 16 and employed in a job role that involves setting up temporary traffic management.

Programme Content

  • Understanding and using the Safety at Street Works and Road Works – A Code of Practice
  • Traffic Signs Manual: Chapter 8: Temporary traffic management arrangements for different types of work
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Setting up TTM safely: Understanding Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Productive work practice: How to plan and prepare for TTM


On enrolment to the programme, candidates must choose a minimum of 1 route to complete their qualification.

  • Static TTM on high speed roads
  • Mobile TTM on motorways and dual carriageways
  • TTM on urban and rural roads

What will I achieve at the end of the programme?

  • SVQ in Temporary Traffic Management SCQF 5
  • QFI’s Certificate of Learning Achievement in Temporary Traffic Management
  • Information, Communication Technology SCQF 5
  • Sign Lighting and Guarding NRSWA
  • Candidates can register for a CSCS card in Temporary Traffic Management Operative


The cost of the programme will vary depending on whether there is funding available to the candidate.
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