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Unit of competency details

TLIL3065 - Implement a track occupancy authority (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIL3065B - Implement a track occupancy authorityTerminology 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


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039907 Rail Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 039907 Rail Operations  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 implement a Track Occupancy Authority (TOA), in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager, legislative and regulatory requirements.

It includes preparing for a TOA, cancelling or fulfilling a TOA and managing unsafe situations or emergencies.

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 and/or guidelines.

The unit includes the application of Rail Infrastructure Manager rules, procedures and protocols for rail safety but does not include the implementation of worksite protection.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

L – Resource 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 

Prepare for track occupancy authority 

1.1

Site safety plan is sourced and TOA terms are read and clarified as required

1.2

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

1.3

Network Control Officer is notified of intention to use a TOA

1.4

Work group supervisor is advised of network control officer’s decision

2 

Issue a track occupancy authority 

2.1

Permission for a TOA is requested from Network Control Officer

2.2

Permission for a TOA is documented in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager and/or organisational requirements

2.3

Work group supervisor is advised that occupancy has been issued

2.4

Alterations to the TOA are negotiated with Network Control Officer as required

2.5

Multiple worksites are protected in accordance with rules and procedures and/or organisational requirements

2.6

Work group supervisor is advised that the TOA has been issued

3 

Cancel or fulfil the track occupancy authority 

3.1

Communication is maintained with work group supervisor to confirm completion of work activity and that track is safe for rail traffic

3.2

Network Control Officer is informed that TOA has been cancelled or fulfilled

3.3

Fulfilment of the TOA is documented in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements

4 

Manage unsafe situations or emergencies 

4.1

Unsafe situations and/or emergencies are identified

4.2

Work group is instructed to move to a safe place

4.3

Appropriate action is taken to minimise risk and/or injury in accordance with workplace procedures

4.4

Emergencies and/or incidents are recorded and reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures

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 TLIL3065B Implement a track occupancy authority.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.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:

  • applying relevant workplace safeworking system rules and procedures
  • communicating effectively with individuals and work groups
  • completing Track Occupancy Authority (TOA) documentation
  • complying with the application requirements for a TOA
  • following workplace policies, procedures and protocols
  • identifying job hazards, unsafe situations and emergencies and taking required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards.

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:

  • operational communications protocols and systems
  • Rail Infrastructure Manager policies, procedures, rules and protocols for identified unsafe situations or emergencies
  • Rail Infrastructure Manager safeworking system rules and procedures
  • rail terminology as defined by the relevant Rail Infrastructure Manager
  • types of track protection and track occupancy safeworking systems
  • worksite protection plan.

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 corridor 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 and terminology as defined by the relevant Rail Infrastructure Manager safeworking system including workplace procedures, regulations, rules and codes of practice.

Links

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