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National Rail Labourer’s Course

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 22 @ 5:00 pm


Upcoming Workshops

Name: National Rail Labourer’s Course
Date: 19 - 22 August 2024
Time: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Location: 8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032
Available Spaces: 12
Cost: $850.00


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 Requirements
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 TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor (or equivalent)
    • Or, if they have not completed the TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor (or equivalent) 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 a valid 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.


August 19 @ 8:00 am
August 22 @ 5:00 pm
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8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032
8-10 Sloane St, Maribyrnong VIC 3032 Australia