Qualification details

TLI32511 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI32510 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure 01/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI32515 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure 18/Oct/2015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
AHCARB202A - Fell small treesFell small trees N/A
AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsawsOperate and maintain chainsaws N/A
NWP227B - Control vegetation on a siteControl vegetation on a site N/A
RIICCM201A - Carry out measurements and calculationsCarry out measurements and calculations N/A
RIICCM203A - Read and interpret plans and specificationsRead and interpret plans and specifications N/A
RIIRIS401A - Apply site risk management systemApply site risk management system N/A
TLIB2091A - Measure and record track geometryMeasure and record track geometry N/A
TLIB2097A - Install and maintain guard railsInstall and maintain guard rails N/A
TLIB3040A - Inspect poles and associated hardwareInspect poles and associated hardware N/A
TLIB3094B - Check and repair track geometryCheck and repair track geometry 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 Civil Construction,Rail Transport 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Track Installer,Railway Ganger 

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

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 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: 

The Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure qualification is aligned to the following defined roles:

Group A: Rail Infrastructure – Track Maintenance 

  • Senior track maintainer
  • Ganger

Group B: Rail Infrastructure – Track Construction 

  • Senior track installer
  • Ganger

Group C: Rail Infrastructure – Turnout Construction 

  • Specialist track installer
  • Special ganger

Group D: Rail Infrastructure – Track Welding 

  • Track welder

Group E: Rail Infrastructure – Track Examination 

  • Track examiner

Group F: Rail Infrastructure – Rail Testing 

  • Rail tester

Group G: Rail Infrastructure – Timber/Composite Turnout Construction 

  • Turnout builder
  • Points and crossings builder

Group H: Rail Infrastructure – Concrete/Steel Turnout Construction 

  • Turnout builder
  • Points and crossings builder

Group I: Rail Infrastructure – Track Drainage Maintenance 

  • Track drainage 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 (Track Work) or relevant industry experience gained by working in the rail infrastructure environment.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for : 

TLI32511 Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure 

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

Teamwork 

  • Work effectively with others in the course of construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • 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 construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • 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 construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • Monitor and anticipate problems that may occur in the course of construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure 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 construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Modify activities dependent on differing rail infrastructure situations and contingencies
  • Take appropriate initiative in a range of operational situations, such as those above
  • 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 construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • Organise and plan work activities
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure

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 the competence of others in the workplace
  • Participate in updating own knowledge and skills required for rail infrastructure construction and/or maintenance activities

Technology 

  • Use equipment and materials required during construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used during construction and/or maintenance operations on rail infrastructure
  • 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:

  • 5 core units  listed below

plus

  • all specialist elective units  from one of the selected groups (A – I)  listed below

plus

  • a minimum of 2 general elective units and up to 4 general elective units (depending on the specialist elective (job role) group that was selected) from the general elective units listed below; up to 2 of these electives may be 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 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM201A Carry out measurements and calculations

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

Specialist elective units: 

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

  • Group A: Track Maintenance
  • Group B: Track Construction
  • Group C: Turnout Construction
  • Group D: Track Welding
  • Group E: Track Examination
  • Group F: Rail Testing
  • Group G: Timber/Composite Turnout Construction
  • Group H: Concrete/Steel Turnout Construction
  • Group I: Track Drainage Maintenance

Group A Track Maintenance 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB3094B Check and repair track geometry

TLIB3095A Check and repair points and crossings

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3026B Implement track maintenance and construction

Group B Track Construction 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB3094B Check and repair track geometry

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3026B Implement track maintenance and construction

Group C Turnout Construction 

Field 

Unit 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3026B Implement track maintenance and construction

TLIS3045A Install turnouts

Group D Track Welding 

Field 

Unit 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

W Equipment and Systems Operations 

TLIW2012A Grind rails

TLIW3015A Weld rail using aluminothermic welding process

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

Group E Track Examination 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB3099A Examine track infrastructure

TLIB3100A Visually inspect track infrastructure

Group F Rail Testing 

Field 

Unit 

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3010A Test rail using ultrasonic equipment

TLIS3011A Test rail using nondestructive testing equipment

Group G Timber/Composite Turnout Construction 

Field 

Unit 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3041A Construct timber or composite points and crossings

Group H Concrete/Steel Turnout Construction 

Field 

Unit 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS3040A Construct concrete or steel points and crossings

Group I Track Drainage Maintenance 

Field 

Unit 

E Communication and Calculation 

RIICCM203A Read and interpret plans and specifications

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS2027A Install and maintain surface track drainage

General elective units: 

Field 

Unit 

B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB3040A Inspect poles and associated hardware

TLIB4071A Install and maintain pole mounted switches and transformers

TLIB2091A Measure and record track geometry

TLIB2097A Install and maintain guard rails

TLIB3099A Examine track infrastructure

TLIB3102A Adjust rail

C Vehicle Operation 

TLIC2058A Travel medium or heavy self-propelled on-track equipment

TLIC3045A Operate road/rail vehicle

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2008A Process workplace documentation

F Safety Management 

RIIRIS401A Apply site risk management system

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

I Customer Service 

TLII1002A Apply customer service skills

S Construction and Installation 

TLIS2012A Install and service rail lubrication equipment

TLIS3025A Implement ballast unloading

TLIS3026B Implement track maintenance and construction

TLIS2027A Install and maintain surface track drainage

TLIS2033A Install and repair temporary track supports

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 

NWP227B Control vegetation on a site

AHCARB202A Fell small trees

AHCARB205A Operate and maintain chainsaws

TLIW3013A Grind switches and crossings

TLIW3016A Weld rail using flashbutt welding process

TLIW3027A Operate minor track equipment

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