Apply Track Fundamentals
This course is intended for people who are seeking to further their career in the rail industry.
The learning outcomes of the course will include:
- Basic track and structures infrastructure terminology is explained
- Track geometry features are explained
- Principal track components are identified and their purpose is explained
- Principal turnout components are identified and their purpose is explained
- Tools and equipment for track installation and maintenance are identified
- Track machines for track installation and maintenance are identified
- Terminology for track measurement is identified and defined
- Measuring equipment is identified and relevant equipment is selected for taking basic track measurements
- Measuring equipment is checked for accuracy
- Measurements are taken accurately and recorded in accordance with workplace requirements
|TAA Office, Newport Rail Academy or on site
|Classroom based learning (face to face)
|Theory Assessment and Practical Assessment
|Units of Competency:
Statement of Attainment
TAA Admission Requirements Based on industry consultation and job role expectation, TAA has the following admission requirements:
Students are required to confirm they have completed the following:
All students are required to be 18 years of age or older
Pre-Requisites: No pre-requisites as per training.gov
Course Entry Requirements: No entry requirements as per training.gov
|When does the course expire:
|Does not expire
|What to bring and wear:
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:
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)
This is nationally acreddited training delivery by Aakira Pty Ltd trading as Training Ahead Australia (RTO Code: 45462)
- 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.
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
You are required to bring photo ID, ideally, one of the following two types:
- Australian Drivers Licence
There is no workplace requirement provided.
Unique Student Identifier From 1 January 2015, all students who undertake Nationally Recognised Training must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Your USI means all your training records and results will be in one place. See more at: http://usi.gov.au. To get a USI, go to: http://www.usi.gov.au/create-your-USI/Pages/default.aspx
Students will not be issued a Qualification Testamur or Statement of Attainment without a valid USI.
This course is not eligible for Government Subsidies through Training Ahead Australia.
Training Ahead does not provide any guarantee that:
- A student will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
- A student will obtain a particular employment outcome where this is outside the control of the RTO
Apply Track Fundamentals