• TCP Requalification Course – 1 Day
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    As of January 1, 2019, the NEW 1 day requalification course is required for all TCP’s needing to renew their TCP certification. Requalification Eligibility; You are eligible to requalify 6 months prior to expiry You have 12 months after expiry to complete a requalification course however you CANNOT work as a TCP while your certificate is expired You have a valid Authorization Code BEFORE you register for the 1 Day Requalification Course you MUST obtain a valid 5-digit Authorization Code.  To […]
  • WEATHER ALERT
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    During severe weather conditions, Roadmasters Safety Group may make the decision to cancel or reschedule classes based on transportation and safety issues for everyone involved. If this occurs, our staff will communicate the cancellation through our Facebook page and call the telephone number provided at the time of registration for rescheduling classes:  We encourage you to call our office to check before travelling to the class 250-383-6041.   […]
  • Looking for a career in the trades? Contact Sarah-Jayne Roe 250-370-4030 Camosun College Women in Trades Training
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TCP Requalification Course – 1 Day

As of January 1, 2019, the NEW 1 day requalification course is required for all TCP’s needing to renew their TCP certification.

Requalification Eligibility;

  • You are eligible to requalify 6 months prior to expiry
  • You have 12 months after expiry to complete a requalification course however you CANNOT work as a TCP while your certificate is expired
  • You have a valid Authorization Code

BEFORE you register for the 1 Day Requalification Course you MUST obtain a valid 5-digit Authorization Code.  To obtain your Authorization Code please TEXT your 7 digit SN# to 604-229-5984.  If you do not know your SN#, contact BCCSA at 604-636-3675 or 1-877-860-3675

Course Date;  Check the calendar for upcoming dates

 

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WEATHER ALERT

During severe weather conditions, Roadmasters Safety Group may make the decision to cancel or reschedule classes based on transportation and safety issues for everyone involved.

If this occurs, our staff will communicate the cancellation through our Facebook page and call the telephone number provided at the time of registration for rescheduling classes:  We encourage you to call our office to check before travelling to the class 250-383-6041.

 

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Looking for a career in the trades? Contact Sarah-Jayne Roe 250-370-4030 Camosun College Women in Trades Training

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HeartSafe EMS

HeartSafe offers a wide range of first aid, paramedical and safety courses.  HeartSafe has been Victoria’s premier first aid training institute since 1999, providing the highest quality instruction with help from knowledgeable, experienced staff.  www.heartsafeems.com  (844) 375-0291  info@firstaidforbc.com

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Methods for Payment

We will now accept interact e-Transfers as a method of payment for courses.   We also accept Visa & MasterCard

On line payment will soon be an option :).

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Annual Holiday Closure

Each year our office is closed from August 1 – September 15 you will always be able to register for  Air Brake, Forklift and Traffic Control Courses ONLY during this time by emailing info@roadmasters.ca

To view more dates for Traffic Control Courses please refer to the course calendar

 

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Training Location – Camosun Coastal Centre 100 Maplebank Road.

We’re proud to offer a new training location for Air Brake and Traffic Control Courses at

Camosun Coastal Centre –100 Maplebank Rd. in Esquimalt. The location offers a bright spacious training environment with plenty of free parking, a kitchen with; coffee/tea, fridge, microwave.

This site is formerly known as IMTARC.

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FEATURED Article by 3M is a great read!!

BC’s TCP training program has been highlighted in a feature article on 3M’s website for educating on the safe placement and use of traffic control devices:

http://sciencecentre.3mcanada.ca/sc/3m-reflective-sheeting-bccsa/

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Updated Legislation to Winter Tires & Chains

Winter Tires and Chains

Winter road conditions across most of B.C. often include snow and ice. Rapid changes in elevation and weather can make the province’s highway conditions unpredictable. You may start a trip in sunshine but face stretches of slush, ice, heavy snowfall or compact snow along the way.

Drivers must obey Winter Tire and Chain signs throughout the province from October 1 to March 31.

Sections of highways requiring winter tires or chains onboard are marked with roadside signs. For passenger vehicles, chains on summer tires are not an acceptable substitute for winter tires on signed highways.

Should you go beyond the signs without the proper equipment, you may be turned around by RCMP, CVSE, or another policing agency, and be subject to a fine.

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Slow Down & Move Over Amended to Protect Roadside Workers

VICTORIA – The B.C. government is making a Motor Vehicle Act regulation change to simplify the Slow Down Move Over rule, making it safer for roadside workers.

Currently, the Slow Down Move Over regulation requires drivers to reduce speed and, if on a multi-lane road, move over to another lane when passing stopped vehicles with a flashing light, which are considered “official vehicles”. These include: police, fire, ambulance, tow trucks, Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement vehicles, park rangers and conservation officers.

Stakeholders, including the BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association, raised concerns that the current regulation does not protect all roadside workers. For example, maintenance workers are frequently required to stop on the side of the road for inspections or highway maintenance. These workers are subject to an equal or higher risk than many of the workers covered under the current regulations.

The new regulatory amendment will simplify the Slow Down Move Over requirement so that it includes all vehicles displaying a flashing red, blue or yellow light. This will make it easier for drivers to know the rules of the road, as they will no longer have to check to see if the flashing light is on an “official vehicle”.

The amendment will improve safety for all roadside workers, including highway maintenance workers, utility workers, land surveyors, animal control workers and garbage collectors, reducing the risk of them being struck by passing vehicles. The amendment will come into force on Jan. 1, 2015.

Drivers must slow their speed to 70km/h when in an 80km/h or over zone, and 40km/h when in an under 80km/h zone. If travelling on a multi-lane road, the driver must move into another lane to pass where safe to do so. Failing to adjust your speed appropriately or failing to move over can result in a $173 ticket and three penalty points.

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