Qualification details

TLI31811 - Certificate III in Rail Track Surfacing (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 02/Feb/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI31810 - Certificate III in Rail Track Surfacing 01/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI31815 - Certificate III in Rail Track Surfacing 18/Oct/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
TLIB2092A - Operate minor mechanical equipmentOperate minor mechanical equipment N/A
TLIB3094B - Check and repair track geometryCheck and repair track geometry N/A
TLIC3045A - Operate road/rail vehicleOperate road/rail vehicle N/A
TLIE2007A - Use communication systemsUse communication systems N/A
TLIE2008A - Process workplace documentationProcess workplace documentation N/A
TLIE2029A - Conduct workplace information briefingsConduct workplace information briefings N/A
TLIF2006A - Apply accident-emergency proceduresApply accident-emergency procedures N/A
TLIF3003A - Implement and monitor occupational health and safety proceduresImplement and monitor occupational health and safety procedures N/A
TLIF3058A - Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functionsApply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions N/A
TLIF3089A - Implement fatigue management policies and procedures for rail infrastructureImplement fatigue management policies and procedures for rail infrastructure N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 721914 Railway Track Plant Operator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7119-13 Railway Track Repair Mobile Plant Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Rail Transport 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Rail Track Surfacer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 721914 Railway Track Plant Operator 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7119-13 Railway Track Repair Mobile Plant Operator 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 02/Feb/2012 
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Modification History

Changes to core and elective units. Packaging rules updated. Equivalent.

Description

Rationale: 

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the installation and maintenance of mechanical rail track and the operation of track surfacing and other track equipment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts, which 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.

Job roles: 

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification includes:

  • Rail track surfacer.

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this qualification are successful completion of TLI21311 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Track Surfacing) or relevant industry experience gained by working within the rail infrastructure environment.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for  

TLI31811 Certificate III in Rail Track Surfacing 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Transport and Logistics Industry for this qualification. The table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill  

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • Implement and monitor communication systems and procedures required when surfacing rail track
  • Read and interpret relevant regulations, instructions, signs and labels applicable to rail track surfacing
  • Speak clearly and directly on matters related to rail operations and, in particular, rail track surfacing
  • Listen to and interpret verbal information related to rail track surfacing
  • Write documents as part of duties, including where applicable completion of relevant forms, timesheets, service logs and incident reports
  • Negotiate issues with others in the course of rail track surfacing
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Use relevant communication equipment

Teamwork 

  • Collaborate with others in the course of rail track surfacing
  • Provide leadership to other personnel in the workplace
  • Motivate others in the workplace
  • Assist others in the workplace to achieve and maintain competence
  • Assist in the resolution of interpersonal conflicts that may arise during work operations
  • Avoid and prevent the harassment of others in the workplace
  • Work with persons of different ages, gender, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.

Problem solving 

  • Identify and solve or report problems arising in the course of rail track surfacing
  • Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of rail track surfacing and take appropriate action to report or resolve the problems within limits of responsibility
  • Identify and control hazards and risks in a range of situations related to rail track surfacing and take appropriate precautions
  • Use mathematics to solve various calculations related to rail track surfacing

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Modify activities dependent on differing situations and contingencies
  • Take appropriate initiative in a range of operational situations
  • Respond appropriately to changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the work environment

Planning and organising 

  • Follow and apply operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures
  • Monitor systems and procedures for compliance with regulations and codes of practice
  • Implement workplace security and safety management systems
  • Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance
  • Collect and interpret information needed in the course of track surfacing
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of track surfacing

Self management 

  • Interpret and apply regulations and instructions
  • Evaluate own work performance

Learning 

  • Contribute to learning and assessment activities in the workplace
  • Assist others to adapt to changes in workplace systems, equipment, procedures and the workplace operating environment
  • Assist in the instruction, coaching or mentoring of others in the workplace
  • Contribute to the assessment of competence of others in the workplace
  • Assist in the creation of a learning environment in the rail industry workplace
  • Adapt own competence in response to changes in the processes and equipment used in track surfacing
  • Update own knowledge and skills required for rail track surfacing

Technology 

  • Use equipment and materials required when rail track surfacing
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used when rail track surfacing
  • Follow and apply OH&S procedures when carrying out rail track surfacing

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification: 

A successful assessment outcome for a total of 11 units  of competency comprising:

  • 7 core units  listed below

plus

  • 4 elective units  from the elective units listed below, with up to 2 of those units drawn with appropriate contextualisation from any currently endorsed national Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units contribute to the vocational outcome of the qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified in the unit are complied with.

Core units: 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB3094B Check and repair track geometry

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2007A Use communication systems

TLIE2029A Conduct workplace information briefings

F Safety Management 

TLIF3003A Implement and monitor occupational health and safety procedures

J Quality 

TLIJ3002A Apply quality systems

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3026B Implement track maintenance and construction

TLIS3039A Measure and mark track for resurfacing

Elective units: 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB2092A Operate minor mechanical equipment

C Vehicle Operation 

TLIC3045A Operate road/rail vehicle

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2008A Process workplace documentation

F Safety Management 

TLIF2006A Apply accident-emergency procedures

TLIF3058A Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions

TLIF3089A Implement fatigue management policies and procedures for rail infrastructure

G Teamwork 

TLIG1001A Work effectively with others

TLIG3002A Lead a work team or group

K Technology 

TLIK2010A Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS2034A Install and repair rail fastening systems

TLIS3025A Implement ballast unloading

U Environment 

TLIU4001A Implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures

W Equipment and Systems Operations 

TLIW2028A Identify the principles of ballast cleaning operations

TLIW2029A Identify the principles of ballast regulator operations

TLIW2030A Identify the principles of dynamic track stabiliser operations

TLIW2031A Identify the principles of self-propelled rail grinder operations

TLIW2032A Identify the principles of tamping machine operations

TLIW2033A Identify the principles of track laying operations

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