To become a Traffic Management Offer, you need to qualify the requirements below.
The minimum requirements to become a Traffic Officer are:
No criminal record · Code B driving Licence (manual transmission) Medical Certificate – that a person may do strenuous exercises. Applicants shall not be older than 35 years of age. Must be employed by a Local or Provincial Authority.
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The Traffic Officer’s Course is structured to provide a fertile environment for the development of the student traffic officer. Members will have the opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge of the NRTA 93/96 (National Road Traffic Act, Act 93/96) and other related legislation. Overall, the course will focus on those issues which will equip the officer to execute his duties as a traffic officer in a professional manner.
Duration The course is of twenty five week duration.
Throughout the course specialist instructors, consultants and other personnel are used to provide professional input. As previously mentioned, the course is divided into thirty six core modules. They are:
Unit 1: Discipline and Code of Conduct/Compliments and Saluting Unit 2: Traffic Management Unit 3: Labour Relations and Occupational Safety Unit 4: SA Law Unit 5: Criminal Law Unit 6: Law of Criminal Procedure Unit 7: Law of Evidence Unit 8: Use of Force Unit 9: Constitutional Law Unit 10: Appointment and Powers Unit 11: Point Duty Unit 12: Administration and Discontinue Notices Unit 13: National Road Traffic Act 93/96 Unit 14: Driving Under the Influence Unit 16: Systematic Examination of Vehicles Unit 17: Vehicles Excluded from Certain Regulations Unit 18: Loads on Vehicles Unit 19: Dimensions and Projections Unit 20: Abnormal Vehicles Unit 21: Basic Accident Recording Unit 22: Incident Management Unit 23: Administrative Powers Unit 24: Other Auxiliary Functions Unit 25: Mock Courts Unit 26: Selected Firearm Skills Unit 27: Tactical Pursuit: Stop and Approach Unit 28: Physical Education Unit 29: Physical Fitness Unit 30: Principles of Proactism Unit 31: Crime Prevention Unit 32: Police Professionalism Unit 34: First Aid Unit 35: Dangerous Goods Act 15 of 1973 / National Road Traffic Act 93/96 Unit 36: Basic Fire Fighting Unit 37: National Land Transport Transition Act (NLTTA) Unit 38: Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Unit on All Speed Machines
The Traffic Officer’s Course is designed to be professionally challenging and enjoyable. To obtain the maximum benefit from the course, learners are encouraged to approach the course with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
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