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WFTR 119 - Traffic Control
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 119

Precluded Courses:

Calendar Description:
Includes theory and extensive practical hands-on training. Covered will be WCB's safety regulations, personal safety and equipment, traffic control devices, construction equipment, traffic control zones/sites, site set-up, visual/audible/radio signaling, control of equipment and workers, etc. License is valid for 3 years.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 20
Lecture Hours: 7
Field Experience Hours: 13

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

Class 5 Driver's License is recommended but not mandatory. Recommended age is 16 years old.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
Day One - Theory
-Roles and Responsibilities
-Describe Regulations
-WCB Regulations
-Department of Highways Regulations
-Motor Vehicle Regulations
-Identify Equipment
-Assemble and Disassemble a Traffic Control Zone
-Describe Communication Procedures
-Control Traffic
Day Two
Field Experience:
-Assemble and Disassemble a Traffic Control Zone
-Control Traffic
-Use of Handheld Radios
Outdoor on the Road Training dealing with:
-Heavier Traffic
-High Volumes of Traffic
-Setting up Traffic Control Devices
-Controlling all Types of Traffic
Taking Down all Traffic Control Devices
-Cooperating with Construction Equipment and Work Crews

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course students will be able to legally perform traffic control duties in a proper, safe and effective manner in BC, Alberta and the Yukon. License is valid for 3 years.

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
80% (written)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Other Pertinent Information:
Passing Grade: Practical - is to the satisfaction of the instructor

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Other Programs:
-Heavy Equipment Operator
-Transition to Work

Supplied by Training Institution/Instructor
-Supplementary Hand-outs
-Traffic Control Kit
-Hand Held Radios

Text Books:

Required - n/a, Traffic Control Person Training - Participant Guide
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