Track Safety Awareness (WA)

The units of competency covered in this course are:

  • TLIF2080 Safely Access The Rail Corridor
  • TLIW2001 Operate under Track Protection Rules

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

  • State the legislation applicable to working in the rail reserve
  • Identify the rules and regulations in relation to drugs and alcohol
  • Describe the appropriate safety clothing that must be worn
  • Identify the rail reserve including safe and unsafe places
  • Identify various types of train running systems
  • Identify a range of terminology associated with the rail industry
  • Understand the signals used and their uses
  • Describe conditions for working in the rail reserve
  • Conduct a basic risk analysis that identifies a number of hazards and risks
  • Demonstrate a number of essential hand signals used in the rail industry
  • Explain the requirements for reporting unsafe or dangerous situations
  • Explain basic emergency procedures
  • Identify the significant information in a pre-work briefing
  • Identify basic apparatus installed for the electrical rail infrastructure
  • Explain a number of key hazards or risks associated with electrical equipment, cables or wires
  • Access and interpret information about track protection requirements
  • Identify how to respond appropriately to abnormal situations in relation to track protection rules.


Course outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a statement of attainment for TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor and TLIW2001 Operate under Track Protection Rules

Pre requisite

Current category 1, 2 or 3 rail medical (NCOP compliant)

Course Duration

6 ½ hours

Course Location

Training facility or on site as arranged

Course Booking Contact

WA Training Coordinators