Metro Track Vehicle Operator (Full Course)

Metro Track Vehicle Operator (Full Course)

Below are a list of up coming course dates for the Metro Track Vehicle Operator course.

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Metro TVO Course (Full Course) 23 & 24 June 2022 08:00 am – 04:00 pm 8 Sloane St, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3032 7 $700.00


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 also recognised for the V/line Network on the Rail Industry Workers Card Roles.

If you require the V/Line Recertification course, please call the office on 1300 355 900 and we can book you in seperately.



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Duration:2 Days
Cost (pp):$700
Location:Newport Rail Academy and Maribyrnong
Entry Requirements:

TAA Admission Requirements

Based on industry consultation and job role expectation as per the MTM Safeworking Matrix, TAA has the following admission requirements:

  • Students are required to provide:
    • Valid Drivers Licence
    • Category 1 Rail Medical
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor or;
      If statement of attainment cannot be provided, their Rail Industry Worker Number (RIW) and Date of Birth to verify prior completion of pre-requisites.
  • All students are required to be 18 years of age or older

Pre-Requisites: No pre-requisites as per

Course Entry Requirements: No entry requirements as per

Units of Competency:

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

Certificate of Achievement:
Metro Track Vehicle Operator

Assessment Type:Theory and Practical Asssessment
Course Expires After:National units do not expire. The Metro Certificate of Achievement expires every 2 years
Delivery Method:Classroom based learning (face to face)
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:

  • 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)

Supplying of Vehicle

Training Ahead own a plant guard approved Hi Rail Vehicle (Manual transmission) and it is included in training fees.

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

This is nationally acreddited training delivery by Aakira Pty Ltd trading as Training Ahead Australia (RTO Code: 45462)

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.
When does this course expire

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 Training TAA.

ID to Bring

You are required to bring photo ID, ideally, one of the following two types:

  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Passport
Work Placement

You will not be required to complete work placement for this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

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: To get a USI, go to:

Students will not be issued a Qualification Testamur or Statement of Attainment without a valid USI.

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