Skill set details

TLISS00145 - Rail Maintainer Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLISS00064 - Rail Maintainer Skill SetUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 18/Oct/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLISS00229 - Rolling Stock Maintenance Skill SetThis is the first release of this Skill Set in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package. 21/Nov/2021

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2015

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Modification History

Release 1. New Skill Set.

This Skill Set replaces and is equivalent to the TLISS00064 Rail Maintainer Skill Set.


This Skill Set is for individuals who carry out rail maintenance activities within a rail yard or maintenance facility. It covers the rail safe working aspects of the rail maintainer job roles.

Pathways Information

The TLISS00145 Rail Maintainer Skill Set is part of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

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 for rolling stock

Target Group

People interested in maintaining rolling stock.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This TLISS00145 Rail Maintainer Skill Set from the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package meets the industry requirements for individuals who work within the rail maintenance environment and are required to carry out rail safety activities.

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