Track Machine Operator (Formerly Hi-Rail)
Track Machine Operator is a qualification previously known as Hi-rail. Track Machine Operator Light requires the skills and knowledge to propel and operate light on-track equipment. Light on-track equipment is considered to be less than 10 tonnes that
Track Machine Operator is a qualification previously known as Hi-rail.
Track Machine Operator Light requires the skills and knowledge to propel and operate light on-track equipment. Light on-track equipment is considered to be less than 10 tonnes that may be lifted on or off track mechanically.
Track Machine Operator Medium/Heavy requires the skills and knowledge to travel a medium or heavy self-propelled track vehicle on a rail network in accordance with the network owner’s policies and procedures.
Participant must supply hi-rail vehicle for practical assessment.
ARTC and Sydney Trains
Initial TMO training is a day course which requires you to complete an On Job Workbook and further competency assessment.
$550 Per Person
CERT Chullora Office – Gate 3 Worth Street Chullora NSW 2190
This course can also be run at Thornton, Wagga, Dubbo or Onsite at request (cost may vary)
To participate in the Track Machine Operator course you must have at least a Category 1 Rail Medical and must have completed one of the following Rail Inductions:
- TfNSW SX52 Accessing the Rail Corridor (Formerly RISI)
ARTC National Track Safety Awareness (NTSA)
You must provide 100 points of identification on the day of the course
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment recognising completion of:
- TLIC3045 Operate Road/Rail Vehicle
- TLIC2054 Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite
- TLIC2058 Travel medium or heavy self-propelled on-track equipment
Or (based on vehicle assessed on)
- TLIC2059 Propel and operate light on-track equipment
- Classroom-based learning – Theory component are always delivered within a classroom format, however full assessment must be inclusive of practical on hi-rail vehicle. Participants can only be assessed on CERT premises in full if the appropriate vehicle is provided on the day.
- Employment based = If practical assessment cannot be conducted on CERT premises, all practicals are to be conducted at a later date on the employers nominated site. All components may be delivered on the nominated employer site if requested.
Delivered in English
- Off Job Assessment: After the In class training you will be required to sit a written theory assessment
- On Job Workbook: The On Job Workbook covers all practical aspects related to the job and reflects your training. Your workbook needs to be completed over a range of time and variables, this needs to be signed off by an already qualified Track Machine Operator. Must be able to provide evidence from the person (must hold at least the minimum qualification of those being signed off) who has signed the on the On Job Workbook, IE: photo copy of COC and driver’s licence.
- Competency Assessment: The final Assessment is one on one and requires a Hi-rail vehicle; you will need to demonstrate your knowledge gained through both theory and practical training. The Hi-rail Vehicle you bring on the day will be classified on your card as Light, Medium or Heavy, and this will be noted on your card
When medical expires
FEES AND CONDITIONS
- All material required for this course will be supplied to the participants.
- Payment MUST be made on the day via cheque, credit card or cash unless prior agreements have been made.
Participants must supply own hi-rail vehicle appropriate to the units being selected (based on weight class)
RAIL INDUSTRY WORKER (RIW)
Role: Rail Bound Plant Operator and/or Road-Rail Plant Operator
The mandatory requirements for the Rail Bound Plant Operator and Road-Rail Plant Operator are as follows:
- Category 1 Rail Medical
- CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)
- TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor
- TLIW001 Operate under track protection rules
- TLIB1028 Maintain and use hand tools
- TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
- TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communications
- TLIF1001 Follow occupational health and safety procedures
- TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
- TLIB2085 Apply track fundamentals
- TLIU2008 Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure
For more information on RIW requirements please visit www.railindustryworker.com.au