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Metro TVO Course (Full Course)

December 3 @ 8:00 am - December 4 @ 4:00 pm


Upcoming Workshops

Name: Metro TVO Course (Full Course)
Date: 3 & 4 December 2024
Time: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Location: 8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032
Available Spaces: 8
Cost: $850.00


The Metro Track Vehicle Operator (Full Course) is required to be undertaken by any individual required to operate a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment, i.e. within a worksite protected by a method of safeworking.

This course is recognised on the following Victorian railway networks:
  • Metro Trains Melbourne
  • ARTC
  • V/Line
Rail Operators (AROs) consider this skill set to be a minimum requirement for anyone wanting to work within the rail corridor as track vehicle operator. On completion of this course and the completion of the following, it will make up the Rail Industry Workers Card Job Role ‘MTM – Track Vehicle Operator’:
  • TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (or equivalent)
  • Construction Induction Card/White Card

TAA Admission Requirements
Based on industry consultation and job role expectation as per the Metro Safeworking Matrix, TAA has the following admission requirements:
  • Students are required to provide:
    • Category 1 Rail Medical (Summary page only)
    • Valid Driver's Licence
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor (or equivalent)
  • TAA requires all students to be 18 years of age or older

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

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)

Course Expires After 
The units of competency do not expire however the Metro Certificate of Achievement expire every 2 years. All renewals can only be completed through Metro Training Academy. They cannot be re-booked through TAA.

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.


December 3 @ 8:00 am
December 4 @ 4:00 pm
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8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032
8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032 Australia