Tamping Machine Operations Competency

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform pre-start operation procedures
  • Operate the cleaner
  • Optimise machine performance
  • Travel the tamper
  • Pack-up and secure tamper at end of shift
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency procedures engine, pneumatic or hydraulic failure
  • Emergency towing.


Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate of attendance for Tamping Machine Operations

Pre requisite


 Course Duration

1 Day and log book hours plus follow up field assessment after training is completed

Course Location

Training facility or on site as arranged

Course Booking Contact

Rail Training Coordinators


# Each Specific type of tamping machine has a specific competency. You will only be trained and assessed for that specific machine.