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TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure (Track Maintenance)

Course Overview

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts.  It may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.  It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.


Up to 6 months depending on experience of participant/s.

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors.  For the skill set chosen for this qualification (Track Maintenance), job titles are Senior Track Maintainer and Ganger.


Individuals currently working in the rail industry.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age 18 years
Basic command of English Language
Completion of the TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Track Work) or relevant industry experience gained by working in the rail infrastructure environment.


The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, knowledge tests and practical observations.

On Completion

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a qualification for TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure (Track Maintenance)

Course Flyer

Link to the TLI32515 – Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure (Track Maintenance) Course Flyer

Qualification Setup

A total of 11 units of competency comprising:

Core units

RIICCM201D – Carry out measurements and calculations
TLIE2007 – Use communications systems
TLIE2029 – Conduct workplace information briefings
TLIF3003 – Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures
TLIJ3002 – Apply quality systems

Specialist elective units – Group A: Track Maintenance

RIICCM203D – Read and interpret plans and job specifications
TLIB3094 – Check and repair track geometry
TLIB3095 – Check and repair points and crossings
TLIS3026 – Implement track maintenance and construction

General Elective Units

TLIC3045 – Operate road/rail vehicle
TLIG3002 – Lead a work team or group

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.

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

    Call 02 9733 3600 for course dates

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