Course Details

NSW ARTC Safeworking Level 1


This course is designed to cover managing track vehicle movements, the rules and procedures for using track vehicle movement instructions, rail vehicle detection systems and special working.



Upon successful completion of all assessments, students will receive:

Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)

  • TLIC0084 - Access rail track to travel track vehicles under manual block working conditions
  • TLIF3058  - Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions
  • TLIW3026  - Operate stand alone signalling points control equipment
  • TLIC2078  - Identify and respond to signals and trackside signs

 Certificate of Achievement 

  • ARTC NSW Safewoking Level 1
Note : The above are issued after ALL assessments have been completed (Refer to Assessment Methods to view all assessments within this course)



The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Operate groundframes
  • Operate signalling equipment at unattended locations
  • Operate on authority of a Special Proceed Authority (SPA)
  • Transfer track vehicles as a train

Entry Requirements

Including Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N):

Participants will undergo an LL&N assessment at the commencement of the course. This course requires participants to have LL&N levels to be able to:

  • Read and understand work safety signs and symbols
  • Read and understand workplace policies and procedures
  • Communicate identified hazards and necessary instructions
Participants must also:

  • be a qualified Handsignaller Level 2
  • hold current Category 1 rail medical
  • provide 100 points of identification on the day of the course
  • must hold:
    • TfNSW SX52 Accessing the Rail Corridor or
    • ARTC National Track Safety Awareness (NTSA)

Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are used within this course:

  • Theory assessment (in class)
  • On job workbook - this needs to be signed off by an already qualified Protection Officer level 1-4. You must be able to provide evidence from the person (must hold at least the minimum qualification of those being signed off) who has signed
  • Practical assessment - conducted one on one with a CERT assessor (at completion of on job workbook)

Delivery Method

  • Face to face workshop (four days) and then on the job training at participants workplace


The ARTC Certificate of Achievement is valid for two (2) years from date of issue. Once the two (2) years are up, the student will need to return to CERT and complete a recertification. 

Book directly into a course

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
NSW ARTC Safeworking Level 1 Theory Course 27 - 30 September 2021 08:30 am - 03:30 pm CERT NSW Chullora 10 $1,185.00