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Rail Worker Basic Skill Set – 8 Core Competencies

The Rail Worker Basic Skill Set Competencies consist of 8 core units outlined in the TLI10 Transport & Logistics Training Package and contained within the qualification TLI21315 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure.

Most rail operators consider this skill set to be a minimum requirement for anyone wanting to work within the rail corridor as a track worker.


2 Days


Individuals who would like to gain employment with a rail operator or those who have already gained employment and need this skill set to commence work.

Entry Requirements

Must be able to read, write and understand English well
Completion of TLIF2080 – Safely Access the Rail Corridor (RISI)
Completion of CPCCOHS1001A – Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)

Learning Outcomes

The following units of competency will be covered in this course:

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
TLIF2062 – Apply awareness of safe working rules and regulations
TLIW2001 – Operate under track protection rules
TLIU2008 – Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure


Assessment will consist of written questions/answers and practical demonstrations.

On Completion

Participants will be issued with a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment listing the above Units of Competency listed under Learning Outcomes.

Course Flyer

Link to the Course Flyer 8 Core Competencies

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 https://www.usi.gov.au/ to create one.  Click “Create USI”

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