Qualification details

TLI32111 - Certificate III in Rail Structures (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 17/Feb/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced21/Apr/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced02/Feb/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI32110 - Certificate III in Rail Structures 01/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI32115 - Certificate III in Rail StructuresUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821611 Railway Track Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9915-11 Railway Labourer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Rail Transport 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Structures Maintainer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821611 Railway Track Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9915-11 Railway Labourer 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 02/Feb/2012 
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Modification History

Release 2 - One unit updated to current version. Equivalent.

Release 1 - Changes to core and elective units. Packaging rules updated. Equivalent.

Description

Please note RTO to insert unit group selected from the group choice below on the testamur 

Rationale:  

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in the rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving checking and repairing structures through a broad range of skilled applications in a wide variety of contexts. It 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. Possible job titles relevant to the groups listed below (job roles) include:

Steel/Concrete/Masonry Structures Maintenance 

  • Senior structures maintainer

Timber Structures Maintenance 

  • Senior structures maintainer

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this qualification is TLI21311 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Structures) or relevant industry experience gained by working in the rail infrastructure (structures) environment.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for: 

TLI32111 Certificate III in Rail Structures 

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 for inspecting and/or maintaining operations on rail structures
  • Read and interpret relevant procedures, instructions, signs and labels applicable to the supervision of inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Speak clearly and directly on matters related to inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Listen to and interpret verbal information related to inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Write and complete basic documents as part of duties
  • Negotiate issues with others in the course of inspection and maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Use relevant communication equipment

Teamwork 

  • Work effectively with others in the course of inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Provide leadership to team or work group
  • 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 inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • 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 inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures and take appropriate action to report or resolve the problems within limits of responsibility
  • Identify and control hazards and risks in a range of rail infrastructure situations and take appropriate precautions
  • Use mathematics to solve various calculations related to inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Modify activities dependent on differing rail infrastructure 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
  • Implement workplace security and safety management systems
  • Monitor and evaluate operational performance and compliance
  • Collect and interpret information needed in the course of inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Organise and plan work activities
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures

Self management 

  • Interpret and apply procedures and instructions
  • Establish and follow own work plans and schedules
  • Evaluate own work performance

Learning 

  • 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
  • Participate in updating own knowledge and skills required for inspecting and/or maintaining rail structures

Technology 

  • Use equipment and materials required during inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used during inspection and/or maintenance operations on rail structures
  • Follow and apply OH&S procedures when using and servicing rail equipment and facilities

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification: 

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

  • 6 core units  listed below

plus

  • all 3 Group A specialist elective units  or all 2 Group B specialist elective units  listed below

plus

  • the remaining elective units, which are to be chosen as follows:

2 units from the general elective units listed below if Group A is chosen, or

3 units from the general elective units listed below if Group B is chosen

up to 2 elective 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 

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 

TLIS2013C Install minor structures

TLIS3029B Implement structures maintenance and installation of minor structures

Specialist elective units: 

Select all units from one of the following specialist elective groups:

  • Group A: Steel/Concrete/Masonry Structures Maintenance
  • Group B: Timber Structures Maintenance

Group A Steel/Concrete/Masonry Structures Maintenance 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB2082A Repair steel structures

TLIB2083A Maintain bridge bearings

TLIB2096A Repair concrete/masonry structures

Group B Timber Structures Maintenance 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB2081A Repair timber structures

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS2028A Install and replace transoms

General elective units: 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB2092A Operate minor mechanical equipment

TLIB2097A Install and maintain guard rails

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

I Customer Service 

TLII1002A Apply customer service skills

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS2012A Install and service rail lubrication equipment

TLIS2027A Install and maintain surface track drainage

TLIS2028A Install and replace transoms

TLIS2033A Install and repair temporary track supports

TLIS2034A Install and repair rail fastening systems

TLIS2035A Install and repair fences and gates

TLIS3037B Install and repair rail earthworks

U Environment 

TLIU4001A Implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures

W Equipment and Systems Operations 

MEM24001B Perform basic penetrant testing

MEM24003B Perform basic magnetic particle testing

TLIW3034A Apply protective coating systems to structures

TLIW3035A Heat and cut materials using oxy-LPG equipment for the rail industry

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