NHSS 12D M5 Multi-Phase Traffic Signals – Scotland Transerv

NHSS 12D M5 Multi-Phase Traffic Signals

Course Summary

National Highway Sector Scheme 12D for installing and removing temporary traffic management on rural and urban roads

Who Should Attend

12D M4 is for persons wishing to become Registered Traffic Management Convoy Working Operatives as described in the Sector Scheme Document 12D. To become a registered 12D M4 Operative, the learner must have completed the NHSS 12D T1/T2 course and either be in the process of being registered as a 12D M2 Operative or already be a registered 12D M2 Operative prior to applying for registration. Following completion of the 12D T4 training course the learner will need to:

undertake a single on site assessment as prescribed in the Sector Scheme Document to obtain the category. The assessment must be completed within a two year period starting from the date of passing the training. Each learner must be assessed individually – “whilst undertaking traffic management operations, including assessment of capability, unregistered Traffic Management Operatives shall at all times be supervised by an appropriately registered Traffic Management Operative on a one to one basis” – NHSS12D Sector Scheme Document, page 22, 6.2.1(i). Minimum competency requirements for gang sizes are shown on page 23 of the document – these must be maintained whilst assessments are being carried out.


This course covers the following areas:

  • Quality assurance
  • Sector Schemes
  • Health & safety requirements
  • Risk assessments/method statements
  • Industry guidance documents
  • Working without safety zones
  • Convoy vehicles and equipment
  • Single carriageway convoy systems – single vehicle
  • Single carriageway convoy systems – three vehicles
  • Dual carriageway convoy systems multiple vehicles
  • End of course test

Course Objectives

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Be aware of Sector Schemes
  • Be aware of Health and Safety requirements
  • Be aware of Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Be aware of the relevant Codes of Practice and other associated documentation when involved in Traffic Management
  • Identify the equipment required in Temporary Traffic Management
  • Understand the requirements for convoy working
  • Understand how convoy systems operate
  • 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.




Novice training 1/2 Day Refresher Training 1/2 day with no assessment

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