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TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Structures)

Course Overview

The qualification TLI21311 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure is offered to employees and contractors working in the Rail Infrastructure.

The qualification comes from the TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training package.

The purpose of the TLI21311 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure is to equip rail employees and contractors working in the Rail Infrastructure sector with the basic skills and knowledge required for safe and efficient work.

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. For the skill set chosen for this qualification, job title is Structures Maintainer.


Individuals currently working in the rail industry.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 17 years old
Basic command of English Language
Rail Category 3 Medical Assessment
Must be working in the rail industry


Assessment is a combination of written questions/answers and practical demonstrations.


Nominally 6 months depending on participant’s skills and experience.  This can be fast tracked depending on participant’s experience.

On Completion

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a qualification for TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Structures)

Course Flyer

Link to the TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Structures) Course Flyer

Qualification Setup

A total of 16 units of competency comprising:

Core Units

TLIB1028 – Maintain and use hand tools
TLID1001 – Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLIE1003 – Participate in basic workplace communication
TLIF1001 – Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIF2010 – Apply fatigue management strategies
TLIF2080 – Safely access the rail corridor
TLIU2008 – Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure

Specialist Elective Units – Group B: Structures

RIICCM201D – Carry out measurements / calculations
RIICCM203D – Read/interpret plans and job specifications
TLIB2084 – Carry out routine maintenance of structures
TLIB2086 – Apply awareness of structures fundamentals
TLIB2092 – Operate minor mechanical equipment

General Elective Units

TLIW2001 – Operate under track protection rules
TLIG1001 – Work effectively with others
RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights
TLIF2062 – Apply awareness of safe working rules and regulations

Delivery & Assessment Method

The course is delivered through a combination of formal classroom training and assessment on client premises and at one of  Train Me RTO’s training venues.

The course will be “rolled out” to participants with 3 units issued to participants monthly.

Participants who exit the training program without completing all assessments will be issued with a statement of attainment for those units in which they have demonstrated competency.

The qualification process can also recognise your existing skills and knowledge.  Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where the participants existing skills and knowledge are matched against the requirements of the qualification.

If the participant is assessed as already having achieved competency the course is reduced in duration.   Additional information on our RPL process is available from the Train Me RTO office.

Participant Requirements

Wear steel cap boots, a hard hat, safety glasses, long pants and hi visibility shirt/vest. You will also need wet weather gear if required.

Participant Handbook

For information about Train Me RTO fees and refund policy, complaints and appeals process, please read the Participant Handbook prior to completing enrolment forms.

USI Number

All participants must have a USI number to enrol in training.  If you do not yet have one, please visit this website http://www.usi.gov.au to create one.  Click “Create USI”

Please call (02) 9733 3600 for more information.

Language & Literacy

This course requires good English language / literacy.  If you believe you may have some challenges with the English language or literacy, please contact us on 1300 522 229 and we will assess, to the best of our ability, whether you have the appropriate level to take the course.  This assessment will include a phone interview and if required, a visit to our Head Office in Ingleburn to complete a Language and Literacy written assessment.  Based on the outcome of this assessment we will advise if you can continue to enrol in this course or pathway you to a local TAFE or Community College to enrol into an appropriate course to improve your English language / literacy.

Course Quick Facts

  • Duration

    Up to 6 months

  • Cost

    $3,000.00 per student (payment plan available)

  • Entry Requirements

    Minimum age 17 years • Good command of English Language • Rail Category 3 Medical Assessment • Must be working in the rail industry

  • Assessments

    Written theory, oral questioning and practical demonstration

  • Training Dates

    Please contact our office on 02 97333600 for dates

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