Victoria Courses

Training Ahead Australia is an accredited provider for the Metro, ARTC and V/Line rail networks within Victoria. We also provide state-specific approved and accredited courses for the major interstate rail networks. Our courses can be held either on-site or at a venue of your choice, with flexible scheduling including after-hours, weekends, or night shifts if required.

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Train Track Safety Awareness

Metro Train Track Safety Awareness

Gain the required skills and knowledge to start a career in the rail corridor. This course is also known as Metro TTSA and is suitable for individuals with no rail experience.

Gain the required skills and knowledge to start a career in the rail corridor. This course is also known as Metro TTSA and is suitable for individuals with no rail experience.

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Nationally Accredited Units of Competency:
TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement:
MSEI001 Metro Safety & Environment Induction

Course Cost Per Person:

$330 TTSA
$300 Category 3 Rail Medical
$310 Rail Industry Worker

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VLine Train Track Safety Awareness (Safely Access Rail Corridor)

Suitable for individuals requiring recertification or those with no rail experience, this course provides the skills and knowledge required for a career in the rail corridor. The course is also known as V/Line Track Awareness.

Suitable for individuals requiring recertification or those with no rail experience, this course provides the skills and knowledge required for a career in the rail corridor. The course is also known as V/Line Track Awareness.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement
V/Line Track Awareness

Course Cost Per Person:

$330 TTSA
$300 Category 3 Rail Medical
$310 Rail Industry Worker

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Rail Safeworking – V/Line (Recertifications)

V/Line TFPC 3.2 Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their V/Line TFPC 3.2 RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their V/Line TFPC 3.2 RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
V/Line TFPC 3.2 Recertification

Course Cost Per Person:

$600

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V/Line Handsignaller Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their V/Line Handsignaller RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their V/Line Handsignaller RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
V/Line Handsignaller Recertification

Course Cost Per Person:

$500

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Rail Safeworking – V/Line (Full Courses)

V/Line TFPC 3.2 Full Course

This course provides training in V/Line TFPC 3.2 tasks and is suitable for those seeking roles on the V/Line Victorian network.

This course provides training in V/Line TFPC 3.2 tasks and is suitable for those seeking roles on the V/Line Victorian network.

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Statement of Attainment:
TLIF0023 Conduct track protection assessment (Release 1)
TLIW2037 Clip and Secure Points (Release 2)
TLIL0010 Implement Track occupancy authority (Release 1)
TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites (Release 2)
TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority (Release 2)

Certificate of Achievement:
V/Line – Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.2

Course Cost Per Person:

$1,250

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V/Line Handsignaller

This course provides training in Handsignaller tasks and is suitable for those seeking roles on the V/Line managed Victorian Rail Network.

This course provides training in Handsignaller tasks and is suitable for those seeking roles on the V/Line managed Victorian Rail Network.

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Statement of Attainment:
TLIF0027 Perform lookout duties (Release 1)
TLIF2082 Perform Handsignaller duties (Release 2)

Certificate of Achievement:
V/Line Handsignaller

Course Cost Per Person:

$700

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Rail Safeworking – ARTC (Recertifications)

TA20 ARTC Handsignaller Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20 ARTC Handsignaller RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20 ARTC Handsignaller RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Lookout and Handsignaller Recertification

Course Cost Per Person:

$500

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TA20 ARTC TFPC Level 1 Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1

Course Cost Per Person:

$600

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TA20 ARTC TFPC Level 2 Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2

Course Cost Per Person:

$700

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TA20 ARTC TFPC Level 3 Recertification

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 RIWC job role.

This recertification is for individuals required to renew their TA20ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 RIWC job role.

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Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3

Course Cost Per Person:

$750

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Rail Safeworking – ARTC (Full Courses)

TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 (TFPC)

Establish your rail career with this course, certifying competency in Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 tasks. The course is recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

Establish your rail career with this course, certifying competency in Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 tasks. The course is recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIF0023 Conduct track protection assessment (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1

Course Cost Per Person:

$700

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TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 (TFPC)

This course certifies competency in performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 tasks and is recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

This course certifies competency in performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 tasks and is recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIW2037 Clip and Secure Points (Release 2)
TLIL3082 Implement absolute signal blocking (Release 2)
TLIL0010 Implement Track occupancy authority (Release 1)
TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites (Release 2)
TLIL4069 Plan & Coordinate Protection for multiple worksites within limits of a work on track authority (Release 3)
TLIC0025 Pilot Rail Traffic within work on track authority limits (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2

Course Cost Per Person:

$1,250

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TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 (TFPC)

Recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network, this course is suitable for individuals seeking a career in rail performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 tasks.

Recognised on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network, this course is suitable for individuals seeking a career in rail performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 tasks.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority (Release 2)

Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3

Course Cost Per Person:

$1,250

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TA20 ARTC Lookout and ARTC Handsignaller

This course provides training in Lookout and Handsignaller tasks, suitable for those seeking roles in on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

This course provides training in Lookout and Handsignaller tasks, suitable for those seeking roles in on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIF0027 Perform lookout duties (Release 1)
TLIF2082 Perform Handsignaller duties (Release 2)
TLIW0007 Operate under track protection rules (Release 1)
TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices (Release 2)

Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Lookout and Handsignaller

Course Cost Per Person:

$1000

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Rail Infrastructure

Metro Track Vehicle Operator (Full Course)

This course is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

This course is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

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Statement of Attainment:
TLIC3045 – Operate road/rail vehicle (Release 2)
TLIC2054 – Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement:
Metro Track Vehicle Operator

Course Cost Per Person:

$800

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V/Line Track Vehicle Operator (Full Course)

Recognised on the V/Line railway network, this course is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

Recognised on the V/Line railway network, this course is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIC3045 – Operate road/rail vehicle (Release 2)
TLIC2054 – Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement
V/Line Track Vehicle Operator

Course Cost Per Person:

$700

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National Rail Labourer Course (Known as Cert II in Rail Infrastructure Core Units)

This course is also referred to as a Cert II in Rail Infrastructure Core Units, and provides the foundational competencies required for rail labouring and plant roles on major Australian railway networks.

This course is also referred to as a Cert II in Rail Infrastructure Core Units, and provides the foundational competencies required for rail labouring and plant roles on major Australian railway networks.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIB0012 Maintain and use hand tools (Release 1)
TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods (Release 1)
TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communications (Release 2)
TLIF0025 Follow work health and safety procedures (Release 1)
TLIU2008 Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure (Release 2)
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies (Release 2)

Course Cost Per Person:

$850.00

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Apply Track Fundamentals

This course is suitable for individuals furthering their career, providing key learnings on the fundamentals of the rail industry.

This course is suitable for individuals furthering their career, providing key learnings on the fundamentals of the rail industry.

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Statement of Attainment
TLIB2085 Apply Track Fundamentals (Release 2)

Course Cost Per Person:

$325

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Track Certifier and Examiner (Combined Course) – Victoria

Gain the required knowledge and skills to identify track specifications and standards in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements. This course also certifies competency in maintenance standards and the appropriate train operating…

Gain the required knowledge and skills to identify track specifications and standards in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements. This course also certifies competency in maintenance standards and the appropriate train operating restriction required.

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Statement of Attainment:
TLIB3094 – Check & repair points and crossings (Release 2)
TLIB3095 – Check & repair track geometry (Release 2)
TLIB3099 – Examine track infrastructure (Release 2)
TLIB3100 – Visually inspect track infrastructure (Release 2)

Course Cost Per Person:

$2,000

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Track Certifier and Examiner (Recertification) – Victoria

Gain the required knowledge and skills to identify track specifications and standards in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements. This course also certifies competency in maintenance standards and the appropriate train operating…

Gain the required knowledge and skills to identify track specifications and standards in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements. This course also certifies competency in maintenance standards and the appropriate train operating restriction required.

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This is a non-accredited course and does not result in issuance of any Statements of attainment.

Course Cost Per Person:

$800

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V/Line Track Vehicle Operator (TVO) – V/Line Only Component Recertification

This recertification is recognised on the V/Line railway network but is not recognised on the Metro Network. It is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

This recertification is recognised on the V/Line railway network but is not recognised on the Metro Network. It is a requirement for individuals operating a Road/Rail Vehicle or Track Machine within a ‘restricted’ environment.

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Certificate of Achievement

V/Line Track Vehicle Operator Recertification

Course Cost Per Person:

$500

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Rail Welding (Full Course) – Victoria

This course is suitable for individuals seeking a rail welder role, providing training on industry specific practices in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements.

This course is suitable for individuals seeking a rail welder role, providing training on industry specific practices in compliance with the National Track and Civil Matrix Requirements.

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  • TLIW0006 – Heat and Cut Materials using Oxy-LPG Equipment for the Rail Industry (Release 1)
  • TLIW3015 – Weld Rail Using Aluminothermic Welding Process (Release 2)
  • TLIW0004 – Grind Rails (Release 1)

Course Cost Per Person:

$2,000

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Health and Safety

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Plant – Victoria

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Plant – Victoria The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests. Under the...

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Plant – Victoria

The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests.

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs, after completing an initial course of training, have an entitlement for each year they hold office to attend a WorkSafe-approved HSR refresher OHS training course. An employer, if requested, must allow the HSR/Deputy HSR to attend on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the course, in consultation with their employer.

Course Outline

This course encompasses the following crucial aspects:

  • This WorkSafe-approved training course will assist the understanding of HSRs and Deputy HSRs in how they can effectively use their powers when participating in the identification, prevention and control of the risks associated with Plant (Machinery and Equipment).

Course Refresher Types

  • Refresher OH&S Plant
  • Refresher Work-Related Stress
  • Refresher Work-Related Violence

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There is no formal assessment for this course. To receive a certificate of attendance participants must attend the 1-day refresher course.

Participants will receive a WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Plant Certificate of Attendance. This Certificate is issued by Training Ahead Australia.

Course Cost Per Person:

$400

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HSR Initial OHS Training Course – Victoria

HSR Initial OHS Training Course – Victoria The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests. Under section 67 of...

HSR Initial OHS Training Course – Victoria

The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests.

Under section 67 of the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act (the OHS Act) 2004 an employer, if requested, must allow an elected HSR and elected deputy HSR to attend a WorkSafe-approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the course in consultation with their employer.

Course Outline

The learning outcomes in Victoria are:

  • Interpreting the occupational health and safety legislative framework and its relationship to the HSR
  • Identifying key parties and their legislative obligations and duties
  • Establishing representation in the workplace
  • Participating in consultation and issue resolution
  • Represent designated work group members in any OHS risk management process undertaken by the appropriate duty holders.
  • Issuing a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) and directing the cessation of work.

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There is no formal assessment for this course. To receive a certificate of attendance participants must attend all five days and the course must be completed within 6 months of commencement.

Participants will receive a WorkSafe Approved HSR Initial OHS Training Course Certificate of Attendance. This Certificate is issued by Training Ahead Australia.

Course Cost Per Person:

$850 until June 2024 (Original Price $1,250)

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HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related stress – Victoria

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related stress – Victoria The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests. Under...

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related stress – Victoria

The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests.

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs, after completing an initial course of training, have an entitlement for each year they hold office to attend a WorkSafe-approved HSR refresher OHS training course. An employer, if requested, must allow the HSR/Deputy HSR to attend on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the course, in consultation with their employer.

Course Outline

This course encompasses the following crucial aspects:

  • This WorkSafe-approved HSR refresher OHS training course aims to provide HSRs with the skills and knowledge needed to raise and resolve on behalf of their designated work group members, health and safety issues arising from exposure to psychosocial hazards that may contribute to work-related stress.

Course Refresher Types

  • Refresher OH&S Plant
  • Refresher Work-Related Stress
  • Refresher Work-Related Violence

Here’s other courses you might also be interested in:

Click this link to view the ARA Rail Training Matrix.

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There is no formal assessment for this course. To receive a certificate of attendance participants must attend the 1-day refresher course.

Participants will receive a WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related stress Certificate of Attendance. This Certificate is issued by Training Ahead Australia.

Course Cost Per Person:

$400

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HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related violence – Victoria

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related violence – Victoria The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests. Under...

HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related violence – Victoria

The primary role of an HSR is to represent their co-workers’ occupational health and safety issues, concerns and interests.

Under the OHS Act 2004 (section 67), all elected HSRs and deputy HSRs, after completing an initial course of training, have an entitlement for each year they hold office to attend a WorkSafe-approved HSR refresher OHS training course. An employer, if requested, must allow the HSR/Deputy HSR to attend on paid time, pay the cost of the course and any other associated costs. Section 67 also allows HSRs to choose the course, in consultation with their employer.

Course Outline

This course encompasses the following crucial aspects:

  • This WorkSafe-approved Refresher training course will help HSRs’ and Deputy HSRs’ understanding of how they can effectively use their powers when participating in the identification, prevention and control of the risks associated with work-related violence.

Course Refresher Types

  • Refresher OH&S Plant
  • Refresher Work-Related Stress
  • Refresher Work-Related Violence

Here’s other courses you might also be interested in:

Click this link to view the ARA Rail Training Matrix.

View more information

There is no formal assessment for this course. To receive a certificate of attendance participants must attend the 1-day refresher course.

Participants will receive a WorkSafe Approved HSR Refresher OHS Training Course – Work-related violence Certificate of Attendance. This Certificate is issued by Training Ahead Australia.

Course Cost Per Person:

$400

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