V/Line Safely Access the Rail Corridor (SARC)

VIC_VL_TLIF0020
Gain the skills required to Safely Access the Rail Corridor on the Victorian Rail Networks outside of the Metropolitan area of Melbourne.

This course has been designed for workers who are required to access the rail corridor as part of their role. It is designed to give learners the skills and knowledge required to safely enter and navigate around the rail corridor and danger zone with the permission of the access provider‚ in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements.

It includes following the policies, procedures and protocols of the access provider for situational awareness and rail safety, operating under local track protection rules in accordance with safe working and regulatory requirements and workplace procedures. It involves accessing and interpreting information about track protection requirements, carrying out assigned protection and/or work activities, and responding appropriately to safety incidents and abnormal situations within the limits of personal responsibility.

Certificates

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On successful completion of all assessments, students will receive a: 

Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
  • TLIF0020 – Safely access the rail corridor

Certificate of Achievement
  • V/Line Safely Access the Rail Corridor

Topics

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The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Demonstrate how to safely access and work in the rail corridor
  • Recognise the danger zone
  • Identify and access a Position of safety
  • Identify the direction of approaching traffic
  • Apply minimum sighting distances
  • Maintain situational awareness to identify potential risks
  • Identify and explain the use of communication tools when working in the rail environment
  • Identify electrical safety hazards, risks and controls used in the rail corridor
  • Identify and report unsafe situations within the rail environment
  • Undertake work activities under local track protection rules in accordance with safeworking rules, procedures and regulatory requirements

Entry Requirements

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Participants completing this course must hold the following AQF competency units:
  • CPCWHS1001 – Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry OR
  • CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (superseded as at 07/04/2022 – Credit transfer to CPCWHS1001 required)
Participants will also require a
  • Compliant Certificate of Fitness (Category 3 Rail Medical), including Drug & alcohol
Applicants under 18 years of age are required to obtain a Rail Safety Worker Authorisation. Contact CERT Victoria for more information. 

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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  • Theory Assessment
  • Performance Assessment

Delivery Method

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  • This course is facilitated face to face
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Medical Requirement

Category 3 Rail Medical (CAT 3)

A Category 3 Rail Medical, often referred to as a CAT 3 Medical, is an assessment designed to help non-safety critical workers make sure their health and fitness does not impact the rail network. The CAT 3 Medical tests your ability to operate safely in the rail corridor so you can hear instructions, move to a safe place, and maintain an awareness of your surroundings.

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Location

Brooklyn

1/1 Clelland Road, Brooklyn VIC 3012
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(03) 8620 8980

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V/Line Safely Access the Rail Corridor (SARC)
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Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
24 June 2024 07:30 am – 01:30 pm CERT – Brooklyn VIC 8 $295.00
5 July 2024 07:30 am – 01:30 pm CERT – Brooklyn VIC 10 $295.00
12 July 2024 07:30 am – 01:30 pm CERT – Brooklyn VIC 10 $295.00
19 July 2024 07:30 am – 01:30 pm CERT – Brooklyn VIC 10 $295.00
26 July 2024 07:30 am – 01:30 pm CERT – Brooklyn VIC 10 $295.00