Course Title: Design traffic control elements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6066

Course Title: Design traffic control elements

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Tony Skinner Program Coordinator

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4444

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Course Description

This unit covers the competency to design safe and efficient methods of controlling traffic on the road and at the worksite.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

CIVE5619, CIVE5565, CIVE5566

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAC090 Design traffic control elements

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of current regulations for vehicular traffic registration and road signage.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of human factors that influence signage and intersection design.
3. Design and draw guidance methods
4. Design and draw linemarking, signage and ramped crossings for urban and rural intersections
5. Carry out Worksite Traffic Management (WTM)

Overview of Assessment

The format will include case studies and scenarios based on typical workplace activities to support problem-based assessment of the ability to complete the design to industry standards. The industry standards applied will reflect those stated in the curriculum document under the sub-heading: ‘Critical aspects of assessment’
Assessment method :
1. An end-of-course examination based on elements 1 and 2. (40%)
2. A set of minor design tasks based on elements 3, 4 and 5 (60%)