The Direction-to-Protection Program is designed for anyone wanting to get started in rail infrastructure without prior experience. The program will support trainees to gain the key skills to allow them entry into the rail corridor, the competencies required to become a Protection Officer and will facilitate introductions to SA employers.
The Direction-to-Protection Program supports trainees to be eligible for employment within the Rail Industry and provides a platform for advancement to higher levels of competency in the Safeworking field.
This Training Course is about implementing, managing, and fulfilling the Train Running Information (TRI) and No Authority Required (NAR) methods of Protection, and for conducting Handsignaller Duties on the ARCT Defined Interstate Network from:
If successful, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the following competency units:
On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment which will be uploaded to the RIW Card System for Compliance purposes.
Participants completing this course will complete the following:
Participants completing this course must hold the following AQF competency units:
Participants will also require a
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:
This course is facilitated face to face at CERT South Australia’s Wingfield office.
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.
Direction to Protection