NHSS 12 A/B Temporary Traffic Management Basic Course (TTMBC) – Scotland Transerv

NHSS 12 A/B Temporary Traffic: Management Basic Course (TTMBC)

Course Summary

National Highway Sector Scheme 12A/B for static temporary traffic management on motorways and high speed dual carriageways including on-line widening schemes.

Who Should Attend

All persons starting work for the first time in the temporary traffic management industry, and those persons that do not hold any NHSS 12ABC registration cards.


This course covers the following areas:

  • Quality Assurance & NHSS
  • Terminology
  • Health & Safety
  • Equipment
  • Safety Zones
  • Basic Principles of Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) & Site Practice
  • Maintaining a Closure

Course Objectives

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Be  aware of the context and relevance of practice and other associated documentation when involved in traffic management
  • Be aware of sector schemes
  • Understand the quality assurance process and NHSS documents
  • Be aware of the different types of roads/works are covered by which NHSS documents
  • Be aware of different classifications of “road users” i.e. pedestrians, horse riders, cyclists etc
  • Understand the process(es) required to become a qualified Operative and obtain a skills registration card, plus any ongoing training to Supervisor level
  • Be aware of health and safety requirements including risk assessments and method statements
  • Habce and understanding of the variety of TTM equipment and the basic principles of its use
  • Understand what constitutes a safety zone
  • Be aware of the general Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
  • Understand crossing the carriageway HSE CIS53
  • Be aware of the different type of vehicles used in TTM and where they are used
  • Understand the environment where learners are expected to work
  • Be aware if the safe way to enter/ exit a site
  • Be aware of the need to maintain sites, and what is involved
  • Know how to deal with accidents and emergencies within the work area




1/2 Day

Max No. of Learners


Course Delivery