Qualification details

TLI32515 - Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 04/Jul/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced19/Oct/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI32511 - 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
AHCMOM213 - Operate and maintain chainsawsOperate and maintain chainsaws Elective
AHCPCM203 - Fell small treesFell small trees Elective
NWPSOU002 - Control vegetation on a siteControl vegetation on a site Elective
RIICCM201D - Carry out measurements and calculationsCarry out measurements and calculations Core
RIICCM203D - Read and interpret plans and job specificationsRead and interpret plans and job specifications Elective
RIIRIS401D - Apply site risk management systemApply site risk management system Elective
TLIB2091 - Measure and record track geometryMeasure and record track geometry Elective
TLIB2097 - Install and maintain guard railsInstall and maintain guard rails Elective
TLIB3040 - Inspect poles and associated hardwareInspect poles and associated hardware Elective
TLIB3094 - Check and repair track geometryCheck and repair track geometry Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821611 Railway Track Worker 
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 Railway Ganger,Senior Track Installer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821611 Railway Track Worker 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 19/Oct/2015 
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Modification History

Release 2.  This is the second release of this qualification in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package. The following modifications have been made:

  • TLIE0002 Process workplace documentation has an updated code
  • TLIF0008 Apply safety critical communications in the rail environment added to general elective units
  • Imported units updated.

Release 1.  This is the first release of this qualification in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Qualification Description

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 

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Rail Infrastructure Track Maintenance 

  • Senior track maintainer
  • Ganger

Rail Infrastructure Track Construction 

  • Senior track installer
  • Ganger

Rail Infrastructure Turnout Construction 

  • Specialist track installer
  • Ganger

Rail Infrastructure Track Welding 

  • Track welder

Rail Infrastructure Track Examination 

  • Track examiner

Rail Infrastructure Rail Testing 

  • Rail tester

Rail Infrastructure Timber/Composite Turnout Construction 

  • Turnout builder
  • Points and crossings builder

Rail Infrastructure Concrete/Steel Turnout Construction 

  • Turnout builder
  • Points and crossings builder

Rail Infrastructure Track Drainage Maintenance 

  • Track drainage maintainer.

Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur, the specialist elective unit group selected from the group choice below. 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this qualification is TLI21315 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Track Work) or relevant industry experience gained by working in the rail infrastructure environment.

Packaging Rules

A total of 11 units of competency  comprising:

5 core units  listed below plus

All units  within one of the specialist elective unit groups  (job roles) listed below plus 

A minimum of 2 general elective units  and a maximum of 4 general elective units  from the general elective units  listed below (depending on the specialist elective group or job role selected).

Up to 2 of the general electives units  may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package. The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.

Core units 

RIICCM201D

Carry out measurements and calculations

TLIE2007

Use communications systems

TLIE2029

Conduct workplace information briefings

TLIF3003

Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures

TLIJ3002

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 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIB3094

Check and repair track geometry

TLIB3095

Check and repair points and crossings

TLIS3026

Implement track maintenance and construction

Group B: Track Construction 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIB3094

Check and repair track geometry

TLIS3026

Implement track maintenance and construction

Group C: Turnout Construction 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIS3026

Implement track maintenance and construction

TLIS3045

Install turnouts

Group D: Track Welding 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIW2012

Grind rails

TLIW3015

Weld rail using aluminothermic welding process

TLIW3035

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

Group E: Track Examination 

TLIB3099

Examine track infrastructure

TLIB3100

Visually inspect track infrastructure

Group F: Rail Testing 

TLIS3010

Test rail using ultrasonic equipment

TLIS3011

Test rail using nondestructive testing equipment

Group G: Timber/Composite Turnout Construction 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIS3041

Construct timber or composite points and crossings

Group H: Concrete/Steel Turnout Construction 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIS3040

Construct concrete or steel points and crossings

Group I: Track Drainage Maintenance 

RIICCM203D

Read and interpret plans and job specifications

TLIS2027

Install and maintain surface track drainage

General elective units 

AHCPCM203

Fell small trees

AHCMOM213

Operate and maintain chainsaws

NWPSOU002

Control vegetation on a site

RIIRIS401D

Apply site risk management system

TLIB2091

Measure and record track geometry

TLIB2097

Install and maintain guard rails

TLIB3040

Inspect poles and associated hardware

TLIB3099

Examine track infrastructure

TLIB3102

Adjust rail

TLIB4071

Install and maintain pole mounted switches and transformers

TLIC2058

Travel medium or heavy self-propelled on-track equipment

TLIC3045

Operate road/rail vehicle

TLIE0002

Process workplace documentation

TLIF0008

Apply safety critical communications in the rail environment

TLIF2006

Apply accident-emergency procedures

TLIF3058

Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions

TLIF3089

Implement fatigue management policies and procedures for rail infrastructure

TLIG1001

Work effectively with others

TLIG3002

Lead a work team or group

TLII1002

Apply customer service skills

TLIS2012

Install and service rail lubrication equipment

TLIS2027

Install and maintain surface track drainage

TLIS2033

Install and repair temporary track supports

TLIS2035

Install and repair fences and gates

TLIS3025

Implement ballast unloading

TLIS3026

Implement track maintenance and construction

TLIS3037

Install and repair rail earthworks

TLIU4001

Implement and monitor environmental protection policies and procedures

TLIW3013

Grind switches and crossings

TLIW3016

Weld rail using flashbutt welding process

TLIW3027

Operate minor track equipment

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to TLI32511 Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

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