Protection Officer Level 1 (PO1)
North Ipswich or onsite as requested.
This course is designed for any workers who have the responsibility to assess, determine and implement suitable trackside safety protection for themselves or workgroup This level of protection officer can use the following levels of protection for a
This course is designed for any workers who have the responsibility to assess, determine and implement suitable trackside safety protection for themselves or workgroup
This level of protection officer can use the following levels of protection for a worksite:
- Personnel continual vigilance
- Lookout working
- Absolute signal blocking
- Electronic absolute signal blocking
UNIT OF COMPETENCY CODE – NAME
- TLIF3083 – Conduct track protection assessment
- TLIL3082 – Implement absolute signal block
- TLIE2029 – Conduct Workplace Information Briefings
- TLIE2008 – Process workplace documentation
NETWORK SPONSORED NETWORK CODE
This course is aligned to the specific requirements of Queensland Rails Network Rules and Procedures MD-12-189
COURSE OVERVIEW (AND LEARNING OUTCOMES)
- Describe the role and responsibilities of a Protection Officer 1 (PO1)
- Use the Rules and Procedures to obtain relevant information for PO1 activity
- Identify key considerations in their area of operation (Walking in the danger zone)
- Describe the methods and types of protection relevant to given situations, relating to:
- Undertake the requirements for planning for protection, including:
- Undertake the requirements for implementing and managing protection
Three days theory face to face facilitated training
Plus assessments and on the job training (completed outside of theory training)
The enterprise qualification (QR3.9) is valid for three years. Once the qualification is due to expire, students must submit evidence of mentoring session and job tasks for recertification.
If recertification not completed prior to expiry date, or insufficient evidence is provided, participant will be required to complete full time program.
- NHS Category 3 Health Assessment
- Current Current Psychometric Testing for Protection Officer
- TLIF2080 (/A/B/C) – Safely access the rail corridor
- TLIE2007 – Use Communication Systems
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (INCLUDING LLN)
There are no performance or knowledge-based pre-requisites or other entry requirements for the program. In addition, no licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.
Participants will undergo an LLN assessment at the commencement of the course. This course requires participants to have literacy, language and numeracy levels to be able to:
- Communicate with rail workers, including Network Control officer and Protection Officer
- Following workplace policies, procedures, rules and protocols
- Create worksite protection plan
- Interpret and communicate site safety and worksite protection plan
- Communicate understanding of safe work practices
- Complete absolute signal blocking (ASB) documentation
- Conduction workplace information briefings
- Classroom based facilitated training
- On the job training
At the completion of the training course, participants will be assessed via:
- Written questions (classroom).
- Mentoring process in the field (log book) conducted by approved Queensland Rail Mentor. This assessment consists of 8 mentoring tasks
One on One Practical Assessment.
*The one on one practical assessment will only be conducted once upon submission and successful outcome of all eight (8) mentoring tasks.
$655.00 Per Person
North Ipswich or onsite as requested
Students may wish to further their studies by completing:
- TLI32715 – Certificate III in Track Protection
- TLI21915 – Certificate II in Track Protection
On successfully completion of all assessments, students will receive:
- Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
- Queensland Rail Enterprise Certificate
Please ensure you refer to the Student Information Section prior to enrolment
Please phone our Queensland Office on 07 3908 0430 for bookings
- Participants are required to bring Photo ID to training.
- All course materials are provided.
- Participants will be required to undertake CERT’s enrolment processes and provide a verified Unique Student Identification (USI) Number as a condition of enrolment.
- CERT maintains certain standards of dress with the minimum being closed-in footwear and appropriate attire which must be free from slogans or text which may cause offense to others. Singlets or sleeveless shirts are not considered appropriate.
- If training is conducted on clients site, participants are required to follow organisation requirements of PPE.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) required for any stage of the program will be pre-advised and/or supplied.