TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 (TFPC)

TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 (TFPC)

The below table shows the upcoming dates for the TA20 ARTC Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 (TFPC).

Course Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost Enrol

Training Ahead is an approved supplier of ARTC and offers the ARTC approved training of the ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1.

This course is intended for people who want a career in rail performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 tasks on the ARTC Victorian Network.

Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 responsibilities on the ARTC managed Victorian Rail Network between Albury and the Adelaide end of Dimboola Loop, between Maroona and Portland and in Phoenix Train Order Working territory between Benalla and Oaklands.

At the end of this training program, you will be able to:

  • Define the role of the Track Force protection Coordinator Level 1
  • Follow the correct procedure to correctly plan work in the rail corridor
  • Describe the function of Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 documentation
  • Define the function of the Network Information Books (NIBs)
  • Follow the correct procedure to implement, manage and fulfil Lookout Working
  • Correctly identify the rear of a passing train’ light engine(s) or track vehicles(s)

This course is intended for people who are seeking  a career in the rail industry performing Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1 tasks in accordance with the ARTC Code of Practice for Victorian Main Line area.

This course is recognised on the following Victorian railway networks:

  • ARTC

On completion of this course, it will make up the Rail Industry Workers Card Job Role

  • ARTC – Track Force Protection Coordinator – L 1

 

 

 

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Duration:2 days classroom based training + infield logbook
Cost (pp):$700
Location:Newport Rail Academy, TAA Office and On Site
Entry Requirements:

TAA Admission Requirements

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

  • Students must provide:
    • Category 1 Rail Medical
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
    • A statement of attainment for CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry or equivalent which can include White Card, Red Card or other state equivalent
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2081 Perform lookout duties
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2082 Perform handsignaller duties
    • A statement of attainment for TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules
    • A statement of attainment for TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices
    • A certificate of achievement for ARTC TA20 Lookout and Handsignaller
    • 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.
  • Students are required to organise with an employer to complete the infield logbook hours with. TAA does not organise work placement.
  • 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

Units of Competency:

Statement of Attainment
TLIF3083 Conduct track protection assessment (Release 1)

Certificate of Achievement
ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 1

Assessment Type:Theory Assessment, Practical Assessment and Infield Logbook
Course Expires After:National units do not expire, ARTC 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
  • Face mask (COVID19 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 and a face mask)

Examples of the PPE are below:

Employment Pathways

Further study pathways and qualifications available after gaining this qualification include:

  • ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 2 (TFPC 2)
  • ARTC TA20 Track Vehicle Operator (TVO).
  • ARTC TA20 Track Force Protection Coordinator Level 3 (TFPC 3)
  • ARTC TA20 Safeworking Level 1

Note: Career pathways into these qualifications would be dependent on ARTC operational requirements.

RTO

This is nationally acreddited training delivery by Aakira Pty Ltd trading as Training Ahead Australia (RTO 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 ARTC Certificate of Achievement expire every 2 years. Recertifications can be completed 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
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