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Unit of competency details

TLIF4100 - Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIF4100A - Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirementsUpdated 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 columnUsage RecommendationRelease
TLI50615 - Diploma of Rail Operations ManagementDiploma of Rail Operations ManagementSuperseded1-2 
TLI42421 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety ManagementCertificate IV in Rail Safety ManagementCurrent
TLI50618 - Diploma of Rail Operations ManagementDiploma of Rail Operations ManagementSuperseded1-2 
TLI40115 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationCertificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationSuperseded1-3 
TLI40821 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationCertificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationCurrent
TLI50621 - Diploma of Rail Operations ManagementDiploma of Rail Operations ManagementCurrent
TLI40220 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationCertificate IV in Rail Safety InvestigationSuperseded
TLI42415 - Certificate IV in Rail Safety ManagementCertificate IV in Rail Safety ManagementSuperseded1-4 
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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 identify and meet rail safety regulatory requirements.

It involves interpreting rail safety legislation for specific scope and nature of rail transport operator railway operations.

Rail safety regulatory compliance requirements can be defined by a range of rail safety operating principles such as:

  • identifying and managing risk
  • protecting persons from injury
  • protecting property from damage
  • ensuring emergencies and incidents are properly managed
  • ensuring interfaces between different organisations are properly defined and managed
  • track access
  • train separation.

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 

Establish rail regulatory requirements 

1.1

Legislation applicable to organisational railway operations is confirmed

1.2

Issues relating to rail safety regulation are determined in accordance with legislation, and the impact of these issues on railway operations and management, rail safety and systems interfaces is identified

2 

Maintain currency in regulatory requirements 

2.1

Changes in safety regulation are monitored and the implications of these changes for rail industry operations and technology are identified

2.2

Changes in rail safety regulatory requirements are monitored and available information, training and awareness sessions are accessed to maintain knowledge and skill base

2.3

Regular contact and information exchange with appropriate personnel within the railway organisation are undertaken to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

3 

Apply knowledge of rail regulatory requirements 

3.1

Rail safety operating principles are identified and confirmed

3.2

Applicable current national and international standards, codes and local rules are identified and the relevance of these rules to rail safety regulation is confirmed

3.3

Accreditation requirements and/or conditions applicable to organisational railway operations are identified

3.4

Requirements of rail industry standards applicable to organisational railway operations are identified in the context of safety management systems and risk management

3.5

Implications of using particular rail industry standards for rail safety compliance are explained as required, in accordance with organisational needs

4 

Identify principles underpinning rail safety regulation 

4.1

Role, function and purpose of co-regulation in the rail industry are identified and explained

4.2

Role, function and purpose of an organisational safety management system and accreditation in the context of legislation and guidelines are identified

4.3

Functions and obligations of duty holders and their general duties in the context of rail safety legislation are identified

5 

Establish and maintain rail regulatory relationships 

5.1

Appropriate regulatory channels are identified and lines of communication are established and maintained

5.2

Interests and requirements of the organisation are represented and promoted

5.3

Feedback is exchanged and used to improve regulatory outcomes

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 TLIF4100A Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements.

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 and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • accessing and using relevant rail safety industry standards
  • applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures
  • communicating effectively with others
  • identifying, networking and establishing relationships with a diverse range of rail industry stakeholders
  • identifying regulatory requirements
  • interpreting complex information relating to rail safety regulation and communicating this to team members
  • researching information relevant to the rail industry, including rail safety regulations
  • reviewing and communicating regulatory information changes.

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • changes in rail industry operations and technology and the implications for rail safety regulation
  • duty holders and their duties under rail safety national law
  • key concepts and definitions relating to rail safety national law regulation
  • key principles and practices associated with railway operations
  • key regulatory and standards participants in the rail industry
  • organisational systems for risk management and risk mitigation
  • rail industry and rail industry terminology, including terminology used in technical standards
  • rail regulatory framework
  • rail safety management systems
  • relevance of national and international standards to the rail industry
  • role of Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB).

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 or, where this is not available, in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate rail workplace conditions.

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 materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry

applicable documentation including workplace procedures, rail safety national law regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

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