TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 1

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This course aims to equip participants with the required knowledge and skills to coordinate and manage track protection in accordance with Safeworking and regulatory requirements and workplace procedures for Lookout working and Absolute Signal Blocking.

Certificates

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Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
  • TLIF0023 – Conduct Track Protection Assessment
  • TLIL3082 – Implement Absolute Signal Blocking
  • TLIW2037 – Clip and Secure Points
  • TLIW0007 – Operate Under Track Protection Rules
  • TLIF0027 – Perform Lookout duties
  • TLIF2097 – Using Audible Track Warning Devices
 
Certificate of Achievement 
  • TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 1

Topics

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The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Describe the methods of protection for working on track used in the Sydney Network
  • Plan work in the Rail Corridor
  • Use the Lookout Working method of work
  • Use the Absolute Signal Blocking (ASB) method of work
  • Take appropriate safety precautions when operating under Lookout Working or ASB track protection rules
  • Manage unsafe situations or emergencies when implementing track protection
  • Take appropriate safety precautions when walking in the Danger Zone
  • Use approved communication procedures
  • Take appropriate safety precautions when near electrical infrastructure

Entry Requirements

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The pre-requisites for this course are as follows:
  • TLIF2080 or TLIF0020 – Safely access the rail corridor SX52 Accessing the Rail Corridor
  • TLIF0008 – Apply safety critical communications in the rail environment (TfNSW)
  • Current Category 1 Medical Assessment

Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N)

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Participants undergo an assessment prior to commencement of training which assists us to identify any learning support which may be required. This course requires participants to have language, literacy and numeracy skill levels to be able to:

  • Read and understand work safety signs and symbols
  • Read and understand workplace policies, procedures and information
  • Understand basic spoken English
  • Communicate basic safety-related information

Assessment

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  • 3 x Knowledge Assessments
  • Digital Logbook
  • Final Assessment

Delivery Method

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  • Face to face workshop (5 days)
  • On the Job Log Book which is dependent on work activities

Recertification

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The TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 2 qualification is valid for 2 years from date of training.

Before the expiry date‚ students will need to complete a recertification with the TfNSW Training College.

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Medical Requirement

Category 1 Rail Medical (CAT 1)

This is the highest level of rail medical available and is for rail workers or contractors undertaking a safety critical role requiring a high level of attentiveness to their tasks and where sudden incapacity may result in a serious incident affecting the public or the rail network.

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Location

Thornton

13 Firebrick Drive, Thornton NSW 2322
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(02) 4088 2330

Chullora

Gate 3 Worth Street, Chullora NSW 2190
(PO Box 5185, Chullora NSW 2190)
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(02)9735-2522

Enrol into this course

TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 1
TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 1
TfNSW Track Protection Officer Level 1
Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
17 – 21 June 2024 08:30 am – 04:30 pm CERT NSW – Chullora Office 10 $1,500.00
22 – 26 July 2024 08:30 am – 04:30 pm CERT – Thornton NSW 10 $1,500.00