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Train Track Safety Awareness

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm


Train Track Safety Awareness


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Train Track Safety Awareness 5 June 2020 07:00 am - 03:30 pm 8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032 0 $225.00


You can book the stand alone TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor or combine it in a package to get the whole Rail Industry Workers Card.

  • This course provides skills and knowledge required for those seeking work in the rail corridor and is course is suitable for individuals who have no rail experience or those looking for recertification.
  • This course is also known as Train Track Safety Awareness Course (TTSA)
  • Units of Competency:
    TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
  • Assessment Type:
    Theory and practical assessment. The Practical Assessment is completed in a simulated rail environment 
  • Course Expires After: 
    Metro Recertification is required every 2 years
  • Delivery Method: 
    Face to face
  • What to Bring and Wear:
    For the practical, full PPE is required, including:
    • Work Boots,
    • Long pants,
    • Long Sleeve High Visibility Shirt or High Visibility Vest
    • Eye Protection - safety glasses
    • A Hard Hat
    • Safety Gloves
    • If you are unable to bring the above, please contact the TAA office to arrange to hire some in advance.
Examples of the PPE required are below
  • Network
    This course is recognised by Metro Trains Melbourne in Victoria.
    This course includes the Metro Trains Melbourne – Safety and Environmental Induction.
    To work on the V/Line or ARTC network, the Contractor Induction (available online, free) must also be completed.
  • Cost
    $225 per student for Safely Access the Rail Corridor Metro Safety and Envionmental Induction
    $275 per student for Category 3 Rail Medical (completed on the same day)
    $160 per student to have their details added to the Rail Industry Workers Card System
  • Entry Requirements
    • Form of Identification (preferably Drivers Licence)
    • Advise if you have any language, literacy, or numeracy needs; or difficulties reading, writing, or speaking English. We can arrange in advance trainer assistance
    • There are no formal prerequisite units for this course


Are you looking to get you Rail Industry Workers Card?

To work in the rail industry you must hold your Rail Industry Workers Card – RIWC

To receive your RIWC, we must submit the following requirements:

  • White Card – (Construction Induction Card) – CPCCWHS1001
  • Safely Access the Rail Corridor Course – (TTSA) – TLIF2080
  • Category 3 Medical Certificate
  • Many employers will also require the following as a minimum:
    • Certificate II Rail Infrastructure – Core Units – TLI21315


Further information on what you will need:

    • Safely Access the Rail Corridor Course (TLIF2080)
      Anyone working within the rail corridor is required to have the unit of competency TLIF2080 (Safely Access the Rail Corridor).
      This course is conducted by the Instruction Company (RTO 20928)


  • Category 3 Medical
    In order to receive your Rail Industry Workers Card, you must obtain Category 1, 2 or 3 Medical examination to prove that you meet the health requirements set out in the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers, (2012). For labourers, a simple Category 3 is all that is required.
    The Category 3 Health Assessment includes:
    – Basic vision test
    – Basic hearing test
    – Basic mobility test
    – Drug and Alcohol screen
  • Rail Industry Workers Card
    Rail Industry Worker is a national competency management system for rail workers.
    By law, everyone working on the Australian rail network must be able to provide proof of competency. This is the best way to reduce the risk of untrained people working on the rail network.The Rail Industry Worker (RIW) program provides a single online competency management system for Australian rail workers. It’s owned and endorsed by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) on behalf of members, meets regulatory requirements and complies with national rail safety law.
  • Construction White Card (CPCCWHS1001)
    A minimum to work on any construction site in Australia
    Your Face to Face Construction White Card – 6hr course

If you are looking to be a track labourer, most employers will also require new employees to have:

  • TLI21315 Certificate II Rail Infrastructure – Core Units
    This is a 2-day course for people involved in basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment, undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes


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Training Ahead is the appointed agent providing metropolitan Melbourne logistics for the delivery of Train Track Safety Awareness Course by The Instruction Company.

 For all bookings in metropolitan Melbourne please contact Training Ahead on 1300 355 900

 The Train Track Safety Awareness Course is conducted by The Instruction Company’s qualified staff. All associated documentation is processed by The Instruction Company.

 Website: www.instructionco.com.au/


June 5
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032
8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032 Australia
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