Skill set details

TLISS00064 - Rail Maintainer Skill Set (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLISS00145 - Rail Maintainer Skill SetUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 24/Dec/2013
(View details for release 1) 21/Apr/2013

Units of competency

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Modification History

Release 2. This is the second release of this Skill Set in TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package Version 4.0.

Release 2 is equivalent to the previous release.


This skill set targets anyone required to carry out rail maintenance activities within a rail yard or maintenance facility. It covers the rail safe working aspects of the job.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Readers should ensure that they have also read the part of the Training Package that outlines licensing and regulatory requirements.

Skill Set Requirements

A total of 5 units  of competency must be attained.



Apply awareness of fundamentals of rail operations in yards or sidings


Test train braking system


Apply awareness of motive power unit fundamentals


Conduct pre-movement checks on rolling stock


Apply personal and equipment lockouts to rolling stock

Target Group

This is a skill set covering the rail safety worker requirements for workers engaged in maintaining rolling stock.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package Version 3.0 meet the needs of the rail industry. The competencies are drawn from a nationally endorsed Training Package and provide the skills and knowledge for a person within the rail maintenance environment required to carry out rail safety activities.

Custom Content Section

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