Qualification details

TLI31913 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 24/Dec/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced21/Apr/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI31911 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling 20/Apr/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI31915 - Certificate III in Mechanical Rail SignallingEntry requirements changed from eight to seven units by removing TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules. Updated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 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
NWP227B - Control vegetation on a siteControl vegetation on a site Elective
RIICCM201A - Carry out measurements and calculationsCarry out measurements and calculations Core
RIICCM203A - Read and interpret plans and specificationsRead and interpret plans and specifications Core
RIIHAN301B - Operate elevating work platformOperate elevating work platform Elective
RIIOHS202A - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spaces Elective
RIIOHS204A - Work safely at heightsWork safely at heights Elective
RIIOHS205A - Control traffic with stop-slow batControl traffic with stop-slow bat Elective
TAEASS401B - Plan assessment activities and processesPlan assessment activities and processes Elective
TAEASS402B - Assess competenceAssess competence Elective
TAEDEL301A - Provide work skill instructionProvide work skill instruction Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712917 Railway Signal Operator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-11 Railway Signal 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 Signaller 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712917 Railway Signal Operator 03/Oct/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7129-11 Railway Signal Operator 03/Oct/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 03/Oct/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Apr/2013 
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Modification History

Release 2 - Taxonomy data included. No change in outcomes.

Release 1 - This is the first release of this qualification in TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package Version 3.0.

This qualification is equivalent to TLI31911 Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling. Changes to core and elective units. Packaging rules updated.

Description

Rationale:  

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the installation and maintenance of mechanical rail signalling 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:

  • Mechanical rail signaller.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this qualification are the 8 core units of competency from TLI21311 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure listed below or relevant industry experience gained by working within the rail infrastructure environment.

Entry requirement units: 

Field 

Unit 

B 

Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB1028A

Maintain and use hand tools

D 

Load Handling 

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

E 

Communication and Calculation 

TLIE1003A

Participate in basic workplace communication

F 

Safety Management 

TLIF1001A

TLIF2010A

TLIF2080B

Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Apply fatigue management strategies

Safely access the rail corridor

U 

Environment 

TLIU2008A

Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure

W 

Equipment and Systems Operations  

TLIW2001A

Operate under track protection rules

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for TLI31913 Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Transport and Logistics Industry for this qualification. This 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 working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Read and interpret relevant regulations, instructions, signs and labels applicable to working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Speak clearly and directly on matters related to rail operations, in particular when working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Listen to and interpret verbal information related to working on mechanical rail signalling
  • 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 working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Use relevant communication equipment

Teamwork 

  • Collaborate with others in the course of working on mechanical rail signalling
  • 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 working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of working on mechanical rail signalling and take appropriate action to report or resolve them within limits of responsibility
  • Identify and control hazards and risks in a range of situations related to working on mechanical rail signalling and take appropriate precautions
  • Use mathematics to solve various calculations related to working on mechanical rail signalling

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 working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of working on mechanical rail signalling

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 when working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Update own knowledge and skills required for working on mechanical rail signalling

Technology 

  • Use equipment and materials required when working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used when working on mechanical rail signalling
  • Follow and apply OH&S procedures when using rail equipment and facilities

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification 

A successful assessment outcome for a total of 18 units of competency  comprising:

  • 11 core units  listed below

plus

  • 7 elective units  from the general elective units  listed below. Alternatively, up to 3 units  may be drawn with appropriate contextualisation from any currently endorsed national Training Package or accredited course, provided that the unit contributes 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 

TLIB3046A

TLIB3047A

TLIB3048A

TLIB3053A

TLIB3120A

Service and clean mechanical signalling equipment and infrastructure

Repair and adjust mechanical signalling equipment and infrastructure

Carry out off-site repair, overhaul and assembly of mechanical signalling equipment

Maintain mechanical signalling locking and interlocking devices

Test mechanical signalling equipment and isolate faults

E 

Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM201A

RIICCM203A

TLIE2008A

Carry out measurements and calculations

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Process workplace documentation

F 

Safety Management 

TLIF2062A

Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulations

K 

Technology 

TLIK2010A

Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

S 

Construction and Installation  

TLIS3005A

Install mechanical infrastructure for signalling

General Elective Units

Field 

Unit 

A 

Handling Cargo/Stock 

TLIA3039A

Receive and store stock

B 

Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB1093A

Clean equipment and restore worksite

E 

Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2007A

TLIE2029A

Use communication systems

Conduct workplace information briefings

F 

Safety Management 

TLIF2006A

TLIF3013A

TLIF3058A

RIIOHS202A

RIIOHS204A

UETTDRRF02B

Apply accident-emergency procedures

Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies

Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions

Enter and work in confined spaces

Work safely at heights

Perform pole top rescue

G 

Teamwork 

TLIG1001A

TLIG3002A

Work effectively with others

Lead a work team or group

I 

Customer Service 

TLII1002A

Apply customer service skills

M 

Training and Assessment 

TAEASS401B

TAEASS402B

TAEDEL301A

Plan assessment activities and processes

Assess competence

Provide work skill instruction

S 

Construction and Installation 

TLIS2004A

TLIS3023A

Install and maintain rail bonding systems

Erect and mount structures and housings for signalling equipment

U 

Environment 

NWP227B

Control vegetation on a site

W 

Equipment and Systems Operations 

RIIHAN301B

RIIOHS205A

TLIW3035A

Operate elevating work platform

Control traffic with stop-slow bat

Heat and cut materials using oxy-LPG equipment for the rail industry

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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