Course Details

Core Units - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure



This course has been designed to cover all skills and knowledge in the below:

  • Maintaining and using hand tools in accordance with workplace procedures and safeworking codes across a variety of operational workplace contexts within the transport and logistics industry
  • Shifting loads safely using manual handling methods
  • Participating effectively in basic workplace communication as an integral part of routine work in the context of the workplace concerned
  • Communicating information about routine tasks, processes, events or skills, participating in group discussions to achieve appropriate work outcomes and representing group views to others
  • Following and applying work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) procedures when carrying out work activities in compliance with the relevant WHS/OHS regulations and procedures
  • Caring for the environment during rail infrastructure maintenance and construction activities in accordance with rail industry standards, safeworking and regulatory requirements and workplace procedures 
  • Applying fatigue management strategies within the transport and logistics industry. Work is undertaken in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, codes and guidelines
  • Operating under track protection rules in accordance with safeworking and regulatory requirements, and workplace procedures 



Upon successful completion of all assessments, students will receive:

Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
  • TLIB1028 - Maintain and use hand tools
  • TLID1001 - Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • TLIE1003 - Participate in basic workplace communication
  • TLIF1001 - Follow work health and safety procedures
  • TLIU2008 - Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure
  • TLIW2001 - Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIF2010 - Apply fatigue management strategies

Participants may wish to expand their knowledge and skills in the rail industry and enrol in the remaining units to complete the TLI21315 -  Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure qualification.



The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control
  • Complete work health and safety records
  • Select and use hand tools
  • Maintain hand tools
  • Secure and store hand tools
  • Assess risks associated with relocating load
  • Actions for lifting, lowering and carrying, pulling and pushing a load are in accordance with workplace procedures and WHS requirements
  • Appropriate forms of communication
  • Effective listening skills
  • Minimise the effects of pollution during work and maintenance
  • Handling and moving Environmentally hazardous materials
  • Carry out assigned protection and/or work activities
  • Respond appropriately to abnormal situations
  • Access and interpret information about track protection requirements
  • Identify and act on signs of fatigue
  • Implement strategies to minimise fatigue

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
  • Calculations of time spent in different activities
Pre-Requisite Information
  • Learners must complete the VIC Level 1 Train Track Safety Awareness course or equivalent, which includes the nationally recognised unit TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
  • Be physically fit to handle and operate small tools/machinery.
*It is recommended that participants complete CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card).

Participants must wear correct PPE on the day including Orange High Vis, long sleeved shirt, pants, boots and gloves. If you do not have the correct PPE on the day of training, you will not be able to participate within any training.



Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are used within this course:

  • Theory assessment (open book)
  • Practical demonstration

Delivery Method

  • This course is facilitated via a face to face workshop
  • Pre-reading is required to be completed prior to attending the workshop



Book directly into a course

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Core Units - Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure 9 - 11 August 2021 07:00 am - 03:00 pm CERT VIC Brooklyn 3 $750.00