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Unit of competency details

TLIF2080 - Safely access the rail corridor (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLIF0020 - Safely access the rail corridor 28/Jan/2021
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIF2080C - Safely access the rail corridorTerminology changed from ‘Access Provider’ to Rail Infrastructure Manager to reflect rail legislative term. Updated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2015


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI40120 - Certificate IV in Rail Network ControlCertificate IV in Rail Network Control
TLI33518 - Certificate III in StevedoringCertificate III in Stevedoring1-2 
TLI33516 - Certificate III in StevedoringCertificate III in Stevedoring
TLI22215 - Certificate II in Tram or Light Rail InfrastructureCertificate II in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure1-2 
TLI22315 - Certificate II in Rail Customer ServiceCertificate II in Rail Customer Service
TLI33015 - Certificate III in Heritage Locomotive Assistant or Steam Locomotive FiremanCertificate III in Heritage Locomotive Assistant or Steam Locomotive Fireman
TLI21315 - Certificate II in Rail InfrastructureCertificate II in Rail Infrastructure1-2 
TLI40115 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationCertificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation1-3 
TLI33018 - Certificate III in Heritage Locomotive Assistant or Steam Locomotive FiremanCertificate III in Heritage Locomotive Assistant or Steam Locomotive Fireman
TLI22318 - Certificate II in Rail Customer ServiceCertificate II in Rail Customer Service
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Skill sets that include this unit

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TLISS00139 - Travel Track Vehicle Under Block Working Conditions Skill SetTravel Track Vehicle Under Block Working Conditions Skill Set
TLISS00103 - Accessing the Rail Corridor Skill SetAccessing the Rail Corridor Skill Set
TLISS00204 - Provide Rail Network Rolling Stock Fault Support Skill SetProvide Rail Network Rolling Stock Fault Support Skill Set
TLISS00125 - Operate Signalling/Point Control Equipment Skill SetOperate Signalling/Point Control Equipment Skill Set
TLISS00126 - Plan Track Possessions Protection Skill SetPlan Track Possessions Protection Skill Set
TLISS00102 - Access and Move a Track Vehicle Within a Defined Worksite Skill SetAccess and Move a Track Vehicle Within a Defined Worksite Skill Set
TLISS00115 - Handsignaller Skill SetHandsignaller Skill Set
TLISS00120 - Lookout Working Skill SetLookout Working Skill Set
TLISS00107 - Control Rail Traffic Through Worksite Skill SetControl Rail Traffic Through Worksite Skill Set
TLISS00136 - Track Occupancy Protection Skill SetTrack Occupancy Protection Skill Set
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

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

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to enter the rail corridor.

It includes taking appropriate safety precautions to:

  • access the danger zone
  • access the rail corridor
  • respond appropriately in an emergency.

People achieving competence in this unit will need to fulfil the applicable state/territory legislated rail safety requirements and to comply with relevant codes of practice, rules and/or guidelines.

This unit involves the application of Rail Infrastructure Manager rules, procedures and protocols for rail safety.

This unit applies to all people accessing the rail corridor.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

F – Safety Management

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 

Take appropriate safety precautions to access the rail corridor 

1.1

Authority to enter the rail corridor is obtained from Protection Officer/Possession Protection Officer

1.2

Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn conforming to Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements

1.3

Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented

1.4

Rail corridor is entered and a visual assessment is maintained to monitor and respond appropriately to potential risks

2 

Take appropriate safety precautions to access the danger zone 

2.1

Direction of approaching trains and maximum speed is recognised

2.2

Safe place is identified

2.3

Types of warning provided are recognised and confirmed

2.4

Changed local conditions are identified, impact on safety is determined and safety precautions are modified as required

2.5

Communications with other personnel are maintained in accordance with workplace procedures

2.6

Unsafe situations and/or emergencies are identified and appropriate action is taken in accordance with workplace procedures

3 

Take appropriate action in an emergency  

3.1

Emergencies and potential emergencies are identified

3.2

Range of appropriate responses for specific emergencies are outlined

3.3

‘Emergency’ or ‘danger’ response signal is given as required

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions can be found in the Companion Volume Implementation guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLIF2080C Safely access the rail corridor.

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

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

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements, performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • accessing the rail corridor safely
  • applying relevant workplace rules and procedures
  • communicating effectively with individuals and/or groups
  • following workplace policies, procedures and protocols
  • identifying the danger zone and safe places
  • identifying job hazards and taking required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • using personal protective equipment (PPE) that conforms to Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements, performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • extent of rail corridor and relevant rail danger zones
  • Rail Infrastructure Manager defined entry requirements and limitations
  • Rail Infrastructure Manager policies, procedures, rules and protocols for identified unsafe situations or emergencies within the limits of the role being undertaken
  • Rail Infrastructure Manager rules and procedures for working around electrical infrastructure and/or power sources
  • rail terminology as defined by the applicable Rail Infrastructure Manager safeworking system
  • safety management system.

Assessment Conditions

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate a rail corridor.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment include:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • relevant and appropriate PPE, materials, tools and equipment currently used in the rail industry
  • applicable documentation and terminology as defined by the relevant Rail Infrastructure Manager safeworking system including workplace procedures, rules and codes of practice.

Links

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