Track Machine Operator (HI-RAIL)
Track Machine Operator (HI-RAIL)
North Ipswich or Onsite at request
TMO is a safeworking qualification previously known as Hi-rail. 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’
TMO is a safeworking qualification previously known as Hi-rail.
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
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.
While the units of competency provided in this course are nationally recognised by most railways in Australia, additional operator-specific inductions and training may need to be completed before operating a Hi-Rail on individual rail networks.
UNIT OF COMPETENCY CODE – NAME
Upon successfully complete of the assessments, students will gain a Statement of Attainment for:
- 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 TLIC2059 – Propel and operate light on-track equipment
Selection of unit TLIC2058 or TLIC2059 is determined by participants driving licence category
COURSE OVERVIEW (AND LEARNING OUTCOMES)
Topics included in this program are:
- Perform pre-operational equipment checks
- On track processes and operating the road/rail vehicle
- Off track processes
- Perform post-operational equipment procedures
- Obtain appropriate authority to travel
- Complete documentation as required by legislation and organisation
- 1 day facilitated face to face classroom training
- One on one practical Assessment
- On the job training (if required)
Practical will be completed after face to face training if suitable Vehicle ( light, medium or heavy vehicle, is supplied) and assessment conditions ( access to track) is available
If necessary assessment resources (Vehicle and track) are not provided by the client at time of assessment, participant is required to complete a logbook ( for a period of 6 months) who is signed by a supervisor who holds the selected unit. Logbook must be submitted to CERT prior to assessment in One-on-One practical at client site.
Learners must hold a current Queensland Rail SARC program or equivalent, and provide a Statement of Attainment that lists the nationally recognised unit TLIF2080 (/A/B/C) – Safely Access the Rail Corridor
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 effectively
- Read and interpret manufacturer’s instructions, organisational documents
- Read and understand work safety signs and symbols
- Read and understand workplace policies and procedures
- Communicate identified hazards
- Completion of necessary workplace documentation
- Face to face classroom based training
- On the Job Workbooks (if required)
Participants are required to complete
- In class theory assessment
- On the Job Workbooks (not required for everyone)
- Practical assessment
Practical assessment will be completed after face to face training if suitable Vehicle (light, medium or heavy vehicle, as selected) and assessment conditions (access to track) if available. Participants are required to supply own vehicle necessary for assessment requirements, and provide access to suitable track ( if not provided by CERT)
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
Price available on application (based on location, participant numbers and the participants’ experience within the industry)
- North Ipswich
- Onsite as requested
Please note : If practical assessment cannot be conducted on CERT premises, practicals will be conducted on the employers site.
Students may wish to enrol within any of the below qualifications:
- TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
- TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
- TLI22215 – Certificate II in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure
Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
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.
- Participants are required to supply own vehicle necessary for assessment requirements, and provide access to suitable track.