Train Track Safety Awareness – TTSA (Safely Access Rail Corridor)


Train Track Safety Awareness Course (TTSA) – Safely Access Rail Corridor

Below is a list of upcoming rail training dates for the Train Track Safety Awareness Course (TTSA):

Course Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost


You can book the stand alone TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor 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 for recertification.
  • This course is also known as the TTSA


Are you looking to get you Rail Industry Workers Card?

To work in the rail industry you must hold your Rail Industry Workers Card – RIWC

To receive your RIWC, we must submit the following requirements:

  • White Card – (Construction Induction Card) – CPCCWHS1001
  • Safely Access the Rail Corridor Course – (TTSA) – TLIF2080
  • Category 3 Medical Certificate
  • Many employers will also require the following as a minimum:
    – Certificate II Rail Infrastructure – Core Units – TLI21315
  • Cost
    $225 per student for Safely Access the Rail Corridor + Metro Safety and Envionmental Induction
    $275 per student for Category 3 Rail Medical (completed on the same day)
    $160 per student to have their details added to the Rail Industry Workers Card System


Further information on what you will need:

  • Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA) and Safely Access the Rail Corridor Course (TLIF2080)

    Anyone working within the rail corridor is required to have the unit of competency TLIF2080 (Safely Access the Rail Corridor).
    This course is conducted by the Instruction Company (RTO 20928)

  • Category 3 Medical
    In order to receive your Rail Industry Workers Card, you must obtain Category 1, 2 or 3 Medical examination to prove that you meet the health requirements set out in the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers, (2012). For labourers, a simple Category 3 is all that is required.
    The Category 3 Health Assessment includes:
    – Basic vision test
    – Basic hearing test
    – Basic mobility test
    – Drug and Alcohol screen


  • Rail Industry Workers Card
    Rail Industry Worker is a national competency management system for rail workers.
    By law, everyone working on the Australian rail network must be able to provide proof of competency. This is the best way to reduce the risk of untrained people working on the rail network.The Rail Industry Worker (RIW) program provides a single online competency management system for Australian rail workers. It’s owned and endorsed by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) on behalf of members, meets regulatory requirements and complies with national rail safety law.


  • Construction Induction Card or Statement of Attainment(CPCCWHS1001)
    A minimum to work on any construction site in Australia

If you are looking to be a track labourer, most employers will also require new employees to have:

  • TLI21315 Certificate II Rail Infrastructure – Core Units
    This is a 3-day course for people involved in basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment, undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes

If the Train Track Safety Awareness course was of interest to you, you might also be interested in some of our other courses

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The Training is conducted by The Instruction Company.
The Instruction Companies National Provider code is: 20928
Duration:1 Day
Cost (pp):$225.00
Rail Networks:Victorian
Location:Melbourne CBD and Newport Rail Academy
Entry Requirements:

No prerequisites. Please advise if you have any language, literacy, or numeracy needs; or difficulties reading, writing, or speaking English

Units of Competency:

Safely access the rail corridor

Assessment Type:Theory and practical assessment
Course Expires After:Metro Recertification is required every 2 years
Delivery Method:Face to face
What to Bring and Wear:

Form of identification (eg. Driver’s Licence etc)

The practical will be completed in a simulated rail corridor and full PPE will be required:

  • Work Boots – ankle support, steel cap and lace up
  • Long pants
  • Long Sleeve High Visibility Shirt or High Visibility Vest
  • Eye Protection – safety glasses
  • A Hard Hat
  • Safety Gloves
  • If you are unable to bring the above, please contact the TAA office to arrange to hire some in advance.
  • Examples of the PPE required are below


If you cannot provide any of the above items, please let our staff know in advance and we can organise the equipment.

The Instruction Company
The Training is conducted by The Instruction Company. Training Ahead works as an agent to fill these courses.
The Instruction Companies National Provider code is: 20928.
Instruction Company Details
Address: 2 Belmore St, Junee NSW 2663
Phone: (02) 6924 1679
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