Sleepers, Ballast & Fastening Systems

The units of competency covered in this course are:

  • TLIS2030 Carry Out Track Ballasting
  • TLIS2031 Install Railway Sleepers
  • TLIS2034 Install and Repair Rail Fastening Systems

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify and install different types of Rail Fasteners, Anchoring Systems and Sleeper Plates
  • Understand the processes involved in installing and repairing rail fastening systems
  • Determine the requirements of the allocated job
  • Undertake ballast activities
  • Prepare for sleeper installation and repair tasks to restore track gauge where required
  • Understand the process and demonstrate how to Install and replace sleepers mechanically and manually
  • Install rail in accordance with Safeworking and Regulatory requirements
  • Identifying job requirements, preparing rail for installation, installing rail, joining rail ends, restoring track and completing relevant documentation.


Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a statement of attainment for TLIS2030 Carry Out Track Ballasting, TLIS2031 Install Railway Sleepers and TLIS2034 Install and Repair Rail Fastening Systems

Pre requisite


Course Duration

2 Days plus follow up field assessment after training is completed

Course Location

Training facility or on site as arranged

Course Booking Contact

Rail Training Coordinators