About Our Company

Quite simply, we are the future of traffic management training. Quality, mixed with precision, topped with technology with a splash of charisma. It is our goal to revolutionise the traffic management training space through innovative, engaging and enlightening development of traffic management professionals.

We offer NZTA accredited Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM) training workshops as well as personalised practical, theory or short course training packages for individuals, small or large organisations. We are in the business of creating well‐rounded traffic management specialists. We can coach the true potential out of your team, no matter how big or small.

We are based in Auckland but deliver training NZ Wide, including In-House training at a client venue, contact us for more information regarding this option.

Scope of Service:

  • CoPTTM TC & STMS classroom training
  • CoPTTM STMS L2/3 Non-Practicing classroom training
  • CoPTTM STMS L2/3 Practical Assessments
  • NZQA Unit Standards including Theory Session + On Site Assessment support
  • TTM Mentor Training
  • TTM Verifier & Assessor support
  • TMP / TMD / Proforma / EED Design
  • TTM On Site Coaching with STMS/Team
  • TTM Site Compliance (Independent Audit/Support)
  • TTM General Consultancy / Toolbox meetings

Meet the Trainers

Marius Van Der Merwe
Managing Director

Serving in the Traffic & Police Service for over 17 years and a Diploma of Highway Engineering allows me to be practical in the industry we serve. As a NZTA Trainer & STMS 2/3 Assessor & TTM Mentor trainer, Marius brings extensive experience witin the roading network, management, auditing and on site coaching.

A leader is someone that knows the way to his goals, then goes the way and lead his team to reach those goals. To motivate your team comes from working on things that you have a passion about, and working with people you care about, to achieve a positive, innovative environment that promotes safety of others and one self. I am passionate about the TTM industry, training and on site coaching to ensure the safety of all on our network.

Marco Van Der Merwe
CoPTTM Trainer & TMM Technical Advisor & Coach

I am an Electrical Engineer and started my career with Electrix. A NZTA authorised trainer for Level 1 TC & STMS as well as newly appointed NZTA Verifier as a 4098 Assessor. I also enjoy my role as a TMP Designer. Currently completing The NZ Certificate in Adult Education.

Cassie Hyland-Ngapera
TTM Technical Advisor & Coach

An NZTA trainer, Mentor, Assessor and 4098 Connexis Assessor striving to achieve excellence. As a capable NZTA STMS 2/3 Practicing involved in the TTM industry since Jan'2010 I can assist, coach and train TTM personnel to realise their full potential. Providing a practical and precise element to our TMP designs and management. I am currently working towards the Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education as my strong point proves to be delivering knowledge to personnel within the industry.

Traffic Management is my passion; to teach and assist clients with best practice and TTM knowledge means growing a more positive and safer industry.

Richard Quin
STMS L2/3 NP Consultant Trainer

After 50+years in the NZ Roading industry I remain passionate about teaching CoPTTM. Each one of us play our part, as experienced and knowledgeable NZTA trainers, we are given the opportunity to make a difference in this high risk industry. Through the processes, procedures and training we offer to thousands of people within this industry, I feel we are given the ideal platform to influence and educate people how to keep themselves and others safe. Making sure safety is always on our mind and getting our colleagues and team members home after a long hard day.

As a NZTA STMS L2/3 Trainer I can make a difference through the knowledge and experience I can transfer to other

Meet the Admin Team

Britte Van Der Merwe
Director / Finance

“Your decisions of today, is the outcomes of tomorrow” I strive to make good, sound decisions to create a creative, innovative admin support to the team and our clients.My goal is to always try my best in everything I do. With over 28 years Office Management and Accounting background, I provide a vital support to the team and our clients.

Bridget Chasemore
Training Coordinator & Admin Support

An Executive Assistance at Corporate level both in London and Auckland. Since returning home after 13 years in the UK, I have focussed on the Training industry putting my organisational skills to good use supporting the logistical and administrative aspects of the business. Bridget is proud mum of two primary aged children and in her ‘spare’ time she can be found performing in musical theatre productions across the city.

Jack Huriwai
TTM Technical Advisor & Coach

Having worked in the civil engineering field since 1972, I have a wide range of experience in civil surveying, highway maintenance contract work, including highway maintenance strategy planning and related TTM planning and compliance measures.

I believe that my experience of 12 years with Auckland Transport, of which the last 6 years were managing the Northern Compliance team allows me to bring my specialized technical experience to provide a broad range of temporary traffic management & worksite solutions for challenging projects and coach STMS to achieve the best outcome.

I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with TMA’s existing client base and developing new clients, to constantly see how we can lift the benchmark. I am a strong believer in lifting and encouraging people to identify their self-improvement skills and give them the confidence to achieve their true potential and goals.

David Webb
TTM Technical Advisor & Coach

TTM is my passion, coaching and improving the industry safety on the roads for Civil works is my goal. I’m a dedicated, and passionate Practising 2/3P STMS currently providing coaching, Independent audits and technical services to our clients. My career has been long and varied starting 14+ years ago in the Civil works and Directional drilling division.

I am currently working towards achieving the 4098 Assessor and NZ Certificate in Adult Education Qualification. I believe that my experience in managing crews, will enable me to bring this to future training and coaching interactions.



We are in the business of creating well‐rounded traffic management specialists– from traffic controllers to drivers to TMP designers to Auditors. We can coach the true potential out of your team, no matter how big or small.


With a team of TTM experts, we can coach your team from the classroom to supporting them through On site Coaching, Competency Assessments and Toolbox meetings.  Let us help your team with expert TMP/TMD, which meets your site specifics.  We believe with the right level of support to your STMS we can help empower them to deliver and maintain safe worksites through confidence. 


Each attendee will receive a Traffic Management Academy temporary wallet ID Card on successful completion of the course as proof of their qualification until the NZTA Wallet ID Card is received in the post.


All Level 1 NZTA workshops are facilitated using a purpose built e-learning platform – all students are provided full training on the use of the system at the start of the course.

Attendee/s will be provided with a TM Academy device (Ace Chromebook or Samsung 10.1 Tablet) to use during the course period.

What Our Customers Say

I had such an amazing experience at Traffic Management Academy. Both the Traffic Controller and the STMS courses were insightful, enjoyable and professionally run. All the trainers came with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Not to mention humour. A special thanks to Marius the director who went beyond the call of duty to help me with my personal project. I would highly recommend Traffic Management Academy if you are considering a course, organising a TMP or just wanting some advice or direction with any aspect of Traffic Management. Darren
Traffic Management Academy is living proof that ignorance is bliss. Without the support of this wonderful company, my employees would be nowhere.
Elise Robinson
The course was really fun and understandable. I'd like to commend Marco he did a great job on assisting and guiding us throughout the training course. Friday, 18 October 2019
I did the STMS Level 2/3 NP course on the 8th and 9th August. Just wanted to say; really professionally presented from start to finish. Great facilities, well equipped training rooms, friendly welcoming staff and a very knowledgeable trainer. Thank you.
The venue was great, Richard was great and lunch was great. Best TM course I've been to. Thanks TMA for putting it on. Ainslee
I completed the STMS Lvl2/3 course last week with Richard Quin as trainer. I found him to be an exceptional trainer, both entertaining and informative. Thanks for a good couple of days. Benedict
Well presented with interesting and informative content, team all enjoyed the 2 days, Thanks from the Team Chris
Hello I can honestly say that was one of the best courses that i have ever taken. The Instructor has our attention throughout the course of the day. Lunch was great. I was so proud to have my ID card Straight away too. Thank you for that. Karuna
I recently did a TC-I course as part of the contractual requirements of a job we're currently undertaking. Marius is a great presenter, he turned what could potentially be a mind-numbing experience into a fun day, no one at the office can believe I actually enjoyed doing the course. Good venue, course content very relevant, would recommend TMA to anyone. Two thumbs up from me. Helin
I really like dealing with Traffic academy, clear concise communication, pleasure to deal with the lady on the phone, very helpful. Communication and follow up is spot on, cant complain about anything. thanks guys Karan
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