Access Rail Track
Training Course

This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to access a rail track safely. We offer competitive pricing on all our courses and are happy to negotiate where more than one course or more than one student will be completing the course. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be offered providing suitable evidence is supplied. Discuss this with our support staff prior to beginning the course. Upon completion of the course you will be provided with a Photo identification card detailing your qualifications and a certificate demonstrating a Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Foundation Skills required

This section describes those pre-requisite language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.




Identifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations


Uses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

TLIC2054 – Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite

Course Outline



1 Access defined worksite 
1.1 Authority to enter the defined worksite is confirmed with protection officer
1.2 Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented
1.3 Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is used in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements
1.4 Limits of defined worksite and type of track protection provided are identified and confirmed
1.5 Communication with protection officer is maintained in accordance with workplace procedures



2 Run track vehicle within defined worksite 
2.1 Permission for all rail movements within worksite is obtained from protection officer
2.2 Speed limit is observed for type or classification of track vehicle and type of track
2.3 Speed limit is varied to meet local conditions
2.4 Track vehicle is managed to be able to stop short of any workers or obstruction on track
2.5 Unsafe situations and/or emergencies are identified, and appropriate action is taken in accordance with workplace procedures



3 Exit defined worksite 
3.1 Protection Officer is notified when clear of the defined worksite
3.2 Communications with Network Control Officer is maintained using appropriate communications protocols and systems, in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements and workplace procedures


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