Road safety workshops & technical training

The importance of road safety cannot be underestimated and Victoria continues to strive to be a global leader in road safety.

As part of the commitment to improving road safety and Towards Zero, we offer training courses across Victoria and interstate.

Read more about the 2019 Road safety engineering workshops and other Road safety training courses below.

Please contact [email protected] if you are interested to discuss any ideas for technical training in the road safety discipline.

These workshops are designed for professionals who have a responsibility for road safety, such as consultants, VicRoads and local government engineers and police. 

If you want to develop your skills in road safety engineering, expand your knowledge of safe road design and analyse crash data, the VicRoads' road safety engineering workshop is designed for you.

Based on the Austroads National Road Safety Engineering syllabus, this workshop uses practical, real-life case studies. This workshop will help you:

  • understand the role of engineering in road safety
  • analyse crash data and undertake crash investigations
  • develop solutions for high risk locations
  • manage roadside hazards
  • undertake and/or purchase road safety audits
  • understand good road safety engineering practice.

How to register

Complete the 2019 Road Safety Engineering Workshop Registration Form [PDF 509Kb] and email, fax or mail to:

Email:  [email protected] 

Mail:  The Road Safety Workshop Coordinator
           VicRoads International Projects
           60 Denmark Street, Kew, Victoria, 3101

Workshop options

You can choose to register for any of these options (all prices in Australian dollars).

  • Road Safety Engineering Workshop (five days) $3880 + GST.
  • Solutions for High Risk Locations and Roadside Hazard Management (days one, two and three) $2330 + GST.
  • Road Safety Audits (days four and five) $1950 + GST.

Workshop dates

Road safety engineering workshops will be held on:

  • 25 - 29 March 2019
  • 29 July - 2 August 2019
  • 25 - 29 November 2019

For further information regarding the workshops, please email the road safety engineering workshop coordinator at [email protected]

We offer training on a variety of road safety topics for anyone in the road industry including local councils, consultants and local contractors.

The training sessions are an opportunity for the community to start their stronger commitment to road safety.

Delivered by Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, in partnership with us VicRoads, the training sessions focus on a number of road safety aspects, from educating road designers about heavy vehicle road safety, to raising awareness of the vulnerability of motorcyclists.

The training sessions include:

  • Road Safety Audit
  • Making Roads Motorcycle Friendly
  • Road Designs and Operation for Heavy Vehicles
  • Safe Site Inspections

The sessions will make their way around Victoria and other locations throughout Australia 2018.

How to register

For more information about these sessions, including dates, locations and how to register, please refer to the brochures below.  

A new training course has been developed providing an opportunity obtain a better understanding of road safety barriers.

The three day road safety barrier training course run by VicRoads Network Design Services in partnership with Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, is the primary source of barrier training in Victoria for best practice design, implementation and maintenance.

This course is a must-do course for anyone working with barriers. It uses engaging techniques to help people understand the principles and practices for road safety barrier choice, design, installation, maintenance and effectiveness.

Participants that completed the Road Safety Barrier Applications component of the training have their names published on the Road Safety Barriers Training Alumni List. This list helps industry identify individuals with advanced capabilities with respect to road safety barriers.

The course is led by Daniel Cassar, Evan Coulson and Jamie Robertson and had specialised presenters from VicRoads, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd, Trafficworks Pty Ltd.

The next courses are being held in February and August 2018. Download the Training Road Safety Barriers brochure [PDF 662Kb]

How to register

VicRoads employees are to register through the VicRoads Training Nomination System.

External applicants, please register here or email [email protected]

Email: [email protected]
Call:  (03) 9381 2222

Road Safety Barrier Applications Training Alumni List

View the list of Road Safety Barrier Applications Training Alumni May 2017 [PDF 844 Kb]

Download the following brochures for more information about safe system training.



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