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Safely Access The Rail Corridor – TLIF2080

Safely Access The Rail Corridor - TLIF2080

TLIF2080

TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor, previously known as RISI, is a nationally recognised competency. This course must be completed in order to obtain an RIW card (RISI card) and work in the rail corridor.

Category 3 Medical can be added to this course for an additional fee of $230.00 on weekdays and $250.00 on weekends.

If you require a group booking for 10 or more, please contact us 02 9733 3600 or info@trainme.com.au and we can arrange for training to take place onsite at your premises.

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Upcoming Workshops

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)7 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora0$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)8 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora0$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)9 July 202007:30 am - 04:30 pmIngleburn- Training Room 11$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)11 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora4$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)14 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora9$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)15 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora2$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)16 July 202007:30 am - 04:30 pmIngleburn- Training Room 19$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)18 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora10$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)21 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora8$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)22 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora10$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)23 July 202007:30 am - 04:30 pmIngleburn- Training Room 110$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)25 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora10$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)28 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora9$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)29 July 202008:00 am - 04:30 pmChullora9$210.00
Safely Access the rail Corridor (TLIF2080)30 July 202007:30 am - 04:30 pmIngleburn- Training Room 110$210.00

TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor

TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (previously known as RISI) is a nationally recognised competency. An individual cannot work in the rail corridor without acquiring this competency and it is essential to complete this course to attain an RIW (Rail Industry Worker) card.

This course teaches the important safety requirements, hazards and legal obligations that must be identified and controlled when working in the rail corridor. This includes: hand signals, work site protection management and basic rules for working in the danger zone.

Course duration: 1 day

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of rail terminology
  • Basic signalling indications
  • Rules and regulations for people working in the rail corridor
  • Knowledge of a safe place
  • Electrical safety
  • Personal and legal requirements of fatigue, drugs and alcohol

Course Structure

The day will comprise of 3 main components and the optional Category 3 Medical.

Firstly, your trainer will then take you through the theoretical knowledge needed to work safely in the rail corridor.

This will be followed by a practical component, where you will be shown particular aspects of the rail corridor.

After your trainer has gone through the theoretical and practical aspects of the course, you will then be asked complete a written assessment task.

Please note that if you have chosen to under go your Category 3 Medical with Train Me that it will take place at some point during the course day.

Optional medical component

To obtain an RIW card participants must pass a medical examination. Train Me offers an optional Category 3 Medical to all participants of TLIF 2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor, which will take place on the same day as the course for an additional cost.

Course days & locations

Ingleburn (Train Me Head Office)

07:30 – 16:00, every Thursday

26 Bosci Road

Ingleburn NSW 2565

Chullora

08:00 – 16:00, every Tuesday and Saturday

Work Care Medical Pty Ltd

Unit 7, No. 4 Brunker Road

Chullora NSW 2200

Written assessment example questions

What PPE must you wear in the rail corridor in dry weather?

Who is responsible for identifying a safe place when working in the Danger Zone?

What is the blood alcohol limit for working in the rail corridor?

Who can advise you of the maximum speed of approach rail traffic?

Statement of Attainment

You will receive your Statement of Attainment for TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor the following business day. Please note: if your course took place on Friday or over the weekend your Statement of Attainment will not be sent until the following Monday.

Course Flyer

For more information read through the TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (RIW) Course Flyer. Our team can also discuss other courses, like the electrical spotter license, or other suitable courses in more detail with a direct enquiry.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements

All participants must have a USI (Unique Student Identifier) number to enrol in this course. If you do not have a USI, please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ and create your USI.

Language and literacy requirements

This course will be taught in English and will require a sound understanding of English literacy. If you believe you may encounter challenges with English literacy, please contact us 02 9733 3600 and we will assess whether you have the capabilities required to undertake this course

Age requirements

Individuals must be over the age of 17. Individuals under the age of 17 need to complete an Eligibility Form, contact us on 02 9733 3600 or info@trainme.com.au to start the eligibility process. We will forward the form on your behalf to Transport NSW for consideration. Please allow 10 working days for this process and we will contact you when a response has been issued from Transport NSW.

 

On The Day

Location & starting time

Ingleburn (Train Me Head Office)

Please arrive by 7:30am

26 Bosci Road. Ingleburn, NSW 2565

Chullora (Work Care Medical Pty Ltd)

Please arrive by 8am

Unit 7, No. 4 Brunker Road, Chullora, NSW 2200

What you should wear

Please come dressed in appropriate clothing. this includes long pants and enclosed shoes. No clothing should be red or green.

What you should bring

Please bring valid photo ID, this is a requirement if you are also completing the Category 3 Medical.

Be advised that lunch is not provided, please bring your own lunch or there is a small tuck shop a 5 minute walk from our venue.

Parking

There is free parking all day street parking.

 

Medical FAQs

Why do you need to pass a medical examination?

To obtain an RIW card participants must pass a medical examination. Train Me offers an optional Category 3 Medical to all participants of TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor, which will take place on the same day as the course for an additional cost.

What is a Category 3 Medical?

A Category 3 Medical is the minimum requirement for those who need to work around the track. The medical will test your ability to be hear instructions, move to a safe place, and maintain an awareness of your surroundings.

What will happen during the medical?

  1. You will converse with a general practitioner and inform them of your medical history. This includes any pre-existing conditions and current medication you have been prescribed.
  2. Hearing test – test that determine the sensitivity of your hearing and awareness of sound around you. If you have a hearing aid ensure it is fully operational for your assessment.
  3. Sight test – a series of tests performed that will assess your vision and ability to discern objects around you. If you have visual aids (contact lenses, glasses, etc) please ensure you use them as part of your assessment.
  4. Urine test – to screen for drug/s and alcohol, you are not allowed to be under the influence of drug/s or alcohol when working in the rail corridor.

When will I receive my medical results?

You should receive your results 48 hours after completing your medical. Your urine test will be sent to pathology and analysed before any results can be released.

What to wear on the day

Please wear long pants and enclosed shoes. Ensure the clothing you wear will allow you to preform a range of movements. You may be asked to bend, kneel, squat and stretch as part of your assessment. You will not be required to undress for this assessment.

What you will need to bring

If you are on medication, please bring the prescription and any other documentation, to assist with the Drug and Alcohol screening.

If you have any pre-existing conditions please ring Train Me before the day of your course (02 9733 3600), as you may be required to bring additional documentation.

Pricing

$230 on weekdays

$250 on weekends

How to get your RIW (RISI) card with Train Me

Step 1: Complete TLIF 2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor Course (RIW / RISI Course)

Train Me is an RTO (registered training organisation) that offers the TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (RIW) course. It is mandatory for you to successfully complete TLIF2080 in order to obtain an RIW (RISI) Card. The course is comprised of 3 sections: theory, practical and theoretical exam.

Step 2: Pass a medical examination

In order to obtain a RIW (RISI) Card you must pass a medical examination from a licensed professional. For your convenience Train Me can organise a Category 3 Medical Assessment to take place on the same day as your TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor course, this service is provided at an additional cost.

Step 3: White Card

If you plan to undertake construction work in the rail corridor you must hold a valid White Card. You can apply for your White Card online and Train Me recommends doing so before starting the RIW (RISI) process. A White Card is mandatory for anyone who is planning to work in the construction industry.

Step 4: Organise & pay for your RIW card

Once you have successfully completed the TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor course, your Statement of Attainment for TLIF2080 and a copy of your medical report (if you have chosen to undertake a Category 3 Medical Assessment with Train Me) will be emailed to your employer. Please note if you are a soul trader, your Statement of Attainment and medical report will be sent directly to you.

Your employer (or you, if you are a soul trader) will then need complete the following steps to organise your RIW / RISI Card or click here:

  1. Complete application form here (if a login has already been created for the company please ignore Step 1 and proceed to Step 3).
  2. When the primary content first logs into the system they will be asked to pay annual company subscription. Once payment is completed, full system functionality will be granted.
  3. The primary contact may now add workers to the system. This step also includes undertaking the 100 Point ID check online. You can find more information here.
  4. Once the ID check is approved, you can request a physical RIW Card or virtual RIW card for your worker. The virtual RIW card can be issued immediately, the physical RIW card is printed and issues by Australia Post.
  5. You can now assign job roles and competencies to your workers profile, manage drugs and alcohol assessments, and manage worker medical restrictions.
  6. Worker can now use their own individual worker portal (myRIW) to manage their roles, competencies, update personal details and view any blocks or suspensions.
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