National Highways Sector Scheme 12C Mobile Lane Closure (MLC) Operative

Duration: 1 day Class plus site-based assessments.
Group Size: Maximum 6 delegates.

Who should attend:

All persons who will be required by their employer to undertake the MLC technique as an advance warning vehicle driver on motorways and/or dual carriageways.

The aim of this course: is to provide candidates with the necessary knowledge to enable them install and remove Mobile Lane Closure as part of a team under the supervision of a MLV Supervisor.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the session delegates will:

  • Understand the principles of Sector schemes, general health and safety at work, risk assessments and method statements associated with the mobile traffic management industry.
  • Reference documentation relevant to the mobile lane closure technique.
  • Training and assessment requirements for MLC personnel.
  • Vehicle and equipment specification.
  • Communications roles and responsibilities.
  • MLC principles and practical techniques.
  • The types of work that require full mobile lane closure techniques and the limitations.

To fully complete the award, each candidate is required to successfully complete:

  • On-site live condition assessment


  • A Traffic Management Registration Card will be issued to all MLC personnel endorsed “Operative” when candidates have successfully undertaking the onsite assessments with a suitably qualified assessor in accordance with the awarding body’s scheme rules

The assessments MUST be completed within a two-year period starting from the date of passing the classroom training.