Qualification details

TLI32915 - Certificate III in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 19/Oct/2015

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLI32913 - Certificate III in Tram or Light Rail InfrastructureUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI32918 - Certificate III in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure 03/Jul/2018

Training packages that include this qualification


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,Railway Track Worker 

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 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 tram or light rail infrastructure environment who performs tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgment in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures. It may also include responsibility for coordinating the work of others.

Job roles 

This qualification is aligned to the following defined roles:

  • Tram Infrastructure Track Worker Level 4
  • Light Rail Track Worker.

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

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this qualification is TLI22215 Certificate II in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure or equivalent vocational experience working within the rail infrastructure environment.

Packaging Rules

A total of 11 units of competency  comprising:

6 core units  listed below plus 

5 general elective units  from the general elective units listed below. Up to 2 of the general elective 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 


Read and interpret plans and job specifications


Drive medium rigid vehicle


Use communications systems


Process workplace documentation


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


Grind rail on tram/light rail systems

General elective units 


Operate and maintain chainsaws


Licence to perform dogging


Provide work skill instruction


Install and maintain guard rails


Operate road/rail vehicle


Operate a forklift


Operate a vehicle-mounted loading crane


Conduct workplace information briefings


Apply accident-emergency procedures


Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures


Work effectively with others


Work in a socially diverse environment


Lead a work team or group


Apply customer service skills


Grind switches and crossings


Weld rail on tram/light rail systems using electric welding process

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to TLI32913 Certificate III in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure.


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