Skill set details

TLISS00151 - Lead Shunter Skill Set (Release 1)


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DeletedDeleted from TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package21/Nov/2021
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLISS00071 - Lead Shunter Skill SetUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages.18/Oct/2015

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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 TLISS00071 Lead Shunter Skill Set.


This Skill Set is for individuals who carry out the duties of a lead shunter within a rail yard, rail terminal or rail sidings.

Pathways Information

The TLISS00151 Lead Shunter Skill Set is part of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

This Skill Set is only to be undertaken in addition to the TLI22015 Certificate II in Shunting.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Skill Set Requirements

A total of 3 units  of competency must be attained.


Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions


Apply local incident response procedures


Lead a work team or group

Target Group

People working as a lead shunter/senior terminal operator providing guidance to one or more shunters/terminal operators within a rail yard or terminal who have a TLI22015 Certificate II in Shunting.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

The TLISS00151 Lead Shunter 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 provide leadership to other shunters.

Custom Content Section

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