Road Safety Audit (RSA)

Road Safety Audit: a safe system approach

This three-day course will teach you the knowledge and skills required to conduct a road safety audit.  The course is designed with and approved by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR). The course is based Austroads Guides to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits and Part 6A: Implementing Road Safety Audits and incorporates the Safe System Approach, and

This course is approved for Road Safety Auditor accreditation in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory.

Course outline

The course emphasises the Safe System approach, which aims to minimise human errors and the severity of their consequences by considering safer roads and roadsides, safer vehicles, and safer speeds.

This course will cover:

  • basic and theoretical concepts of road safety audits
  • hands-on exercises for detailed design audits and existing roads audits, including day and night site visits
  • conducting a road safety audit following the Safe System approach


Associate Professor Md. Shimul Haque Dr Mark King Jason Deller

Who should attend?

The course is designed for road safety practitioners, researchers and policy makers working in road safety and injury prevention. As this course has no prerequisites, they are designed to provide you with an opportunity to upgrade your professional skills or formal qualifications.

Course delivery – 9 – 11 March 2020

Venue to be confirmed (will be held at QUT Kelvin Grove or Victoria Park Events).  Course times are 8.30am to 5.00pm on days 1 and 3; day 2 includes a night-time inspection and will conclude at 8.30pm.

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$2,300 (GST included)

Course fees include a complete copy of the course notes, copies of Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits and Guide to Road Safety Part 6A: Implementing Road Safety Audits and catering (morning and afternoon tea, and light lunches each day).

Combine our two courses

A discounted rate will apply when registering for both the Road Safety Audit: a Safe System approach and the Investigation and Treatment of Crash Locations courses.

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