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National Rail Labourer’s Course – Cert II in Rail Infrastructure

July 26 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
National Rail Labourer’s Course - Cert II in Rail Infrastructure 26 - 28 July 2022 08:00 am - 05:00 pm 8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032 9 $750.00


This course provides the foundational competencies required for many rail labouring and plant roles on most Australian railway networks.
Rail Operators (AROs) consider this skill set to be a minimum requirement for anyone wanting to work within the rail corridor as a track worker. On completion of this course and the completion of the following‚ it will make up the Rail Industry Workers Card Job Role ‘Rail Labourer – National’
  • TLIF2080/TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor
  • Construction Induction Card/White Card
By choosing to enroll in this course, you are indicating that you have prior experience. On enrolment, you will be required to complete a safety self-questionnaire indicating your experience, which will be reviewed by our trainer.

This course is recognised on the following Victorian railway networks:
  • Metro Trains Melbourne
  • ARTC
  • V/Line

TAA Admission Requiements
Based on industry consultation and job role expectation as per the RIW National Track and Civil Matrix, TAA has the following admission requirements:
  • Students must provide either:
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
    • Or, if statement of attainment cannot be provided,
    • Their Rail Industry Worker Number (RIW) and Date of Birth to verify prior completion of TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor,
    • Or, if they have not completed the TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor to confirm eligibility with the TAA Support Team.
  • TAA requires all students to be 18 years of age or older
  • It is also a Training Ahead recommendation to complete the pre-reading provided on enrolment. 

What to Bring and Wear
The practical will be completed in a simulated rail corridor and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is a mandatory requirement:
  • Work boots – ankle supportive, steel capped and lace up
  • Long pants
  • Long sleeve high visibility shirt or high visibility vest
  • Eye protection – safety glasses
  • Hard hat
  • Safety gloves

If PPE is not provided, it can be purchased from the Training Ahead office for $40
(This includes a hard hat, vest, gloves, safety glasses)

ID To Bring
You are required to bring photo ID, ideally, one of the following two types:
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Passport

Nationally Accredited Training
Yes, it is delivered by Aakira Pty Ltd trading as Training Ahead Australia (RTO Code: 45462)

Employment Pathways
This course provides a pathway to work in the following rail industry job roles:
  • Rail Infrastructure – Track Work
    • Track Worker, Track Installer, Track Maintainer
  • Rail Infrastructure – Structures
    • Structures Maintainer
  • Rail Infrastructure – Track Surfacing
  • Plant Operator, Mobile Plant Operator, Way Gang Driver

Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • Students are required to have the ability to read and write English
  • The ASQF level of this training program has been assessed to be level 2.
    Students are required to have at least Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills. Please advise if you have any language, literacy, or numeracy needs; or difficulties reading, writing, or speaking English.
  • All individuals entering this training course are subject to a Language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to enrolment. If there is still any ambiguity of the candidates LLN level after the completion of the LLN assessment, the trainer will conduct a verbal interview to determine the candidates LLN level and take appropriate action, in accordance with TAA’s LLN procedures.
  • Where a candidate is determined to not meet the required LLN skills required they will not be enrolled in the training program.


July 26 @ 8:00 am
July 28 @ 5:00 pm
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8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032
8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032 Australia
Training Ahead Australia - Rail Training (RTO 45462)