Metro Train Track Safety Awareness

Metro Train Track Safety Awareness Course

You can book the stand alone Metro Train Track Safety Awareness or combine it in a package to get the whole Rail Industry Workers Card.

  • This course provides skills and knowledge required for those seeking work in the rail corridor and is course is suitable for individuals who have no rail experience or those looking to work on the Metro Network
  • This course is also known as the Metro TTSA


Do you need your Category 3 Rail Medical and Rail Industry Workers Card as well?

  • Category 3 Rail Medicals are completed at Training Ahead between 7:00am – 8:45am prior to the commencement of every course
  • TAA can assist you set up your Rail Industry Worker Card




Duration:1 Day
Cost (pp):$285 (Current Special)
Location:Newport Rail Academy or Maribyrnong
Entry Requirements:

TAA Admission Requirements
TAA requires all students to be 18 years of age or older

Units of Competency:

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

Certificate of Achievement:
MSEI001 Metro Safety & Environment Induction

Assessment Type:Theory and practical assessment
Course Expires After:Metro Recertification is required every 2 years
Delivery Method:Classroom based learning (face to face)
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
  • Face mask (as per state COVID19 requirements)

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 and a face mask)


This is nationally accredited 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 1.
    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.

Employment Pathways

This course provides a pathway to work in the following rail industry job roles:

  • Rail Infrastructure – Track Work
  • Rail infrastructure – Structures
  • Structures maintainer
  • Rail Infrastructure – Track surfacing
  • Plant operator
  • Mobile plant operator
When does this course expire

The unit of competency does not expire however the Metro Certificate of Achievement expires every 2 years. All renewals can only be completed through Metro Training Academy. They cannot be re-booked through Training Ahead Australia.

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.

Government Funded Training

This course is not eligible for Government Subsidies through Training Ahead Australia.

No Guarantee

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
Category 3 Rail Medical

Aakira Medical Services is located inside the Training Ahead Australia building. We can book you in for your Category 3 Rail Medical prior to your training (between 7:00am – 9:00am).


Training Ahead Australia - Rail Training (RTO 45462)