Standardized Traffic Control Training
The BCCSA’s comprehensive, two-day standardized course for Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) consists of classroom and practical training and is the only program of its kind accepted by WorkSafeBC under Section 18 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation for high-risk traffic control. This two-day training session has been designed to qualify those who work as high-risk TCPs throughout the province of BC. Upon successful completion, TCPs are provided with a three year record of completion.
What You Need to know
While there are certain restrictions on those who may work as Traffic Control Persons, there are no prerequisites for the TCP course.
To successfully complete the course, the participant must pass both the written exam with a minimum mark of 80% and the practical evaluation with 100%. Records of completion are provided by the BCCSA and are valid for three years.
Participants who successfully complete the training will understand the following:
Roles and responsibilities of TCPs, employers and supervisors
Regulations and standards, including those set out by Ministry of Transportation, WorkSafeBC and the Motor Vehicle Act
Traffic control equipment and devices, including personal protective equipment
Setting up, maintaining and removing work zones
Working around equipment
Basic and advanced traffic control skills