Safely Access the Rail Corridor (SARC) Course Melbourne

 TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor, also known as Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA), is delivered at our Port Melbourne Training Depot. Cost: $225.00. Duration: 8 Hours  


Safely Access Rail Corridor Course Melbourne

Anyone working within the Rail Corridor is required to have the unit of competency TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (SARC)

TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor provides skills and knowledge required for those seeking work in the rail corridor and is a course suitable for individuals who have no rail experience or those looking for recertification.

To work in the rail industry you must hold your Rail Industry Workers Card (RIWC). In order to receive your RIWC you must complete the following courses and testing:

  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry, also known in industry within Victoria as a "White Card";
  • TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor, also known as Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA)
  • Complete a Category 3 Medical Certificate.

Applicants are then required to submit copies of each document, to apply for and then receive their Rail Industry Workers Card (RIWC).   

It is industry practice for an accredited training provider to assist students participating in these courses with their Rail Industry Workers Card (RIWC) application.

Course Outline

The key areas covered inTLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor (SARC) includes:

  • How to safely access and work in the rail corridor;
  • Recognising the danger zone;
  • How to identify and access a safe place;
  • Identifying the direction of approaching traffic;
  • Applying minimum sighting distances;
  • Maintaining situational awareness to identify potential risks;
  • Identifying and explaining the use of communication tools when working in the rail environment;
  • Identifying electrical safety hazards, risks and controls used in the rail corridor;
  • Identifying and reporting unsafe situations within the rail environment;
  • Undertaking work activities under local track protection rules in accordance with safe working rules, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Entry requirements

Participants of the course must:

  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills;
  • Have the ability to read, hear and write English;
  • Must bring and be wearing to class full length trousers, long sleeve shirt and steel capped, lace up boots with ankle support;
  • Short Courses Australia will provide students class sets of eye protection, hard hat and rail approved high visibility vest / shirt, as required during the simulated training session. 

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The cost of a TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor course in Melbourne is $225.00 and includes a competency card and statement of attainment. Click Here for Onsite Course delivery at your workplace.

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