Rail – Core Units

rail industry worker

TLIB1028 Maintain and use hand tools
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communication
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies
TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
TLIU2008 Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure

Course Outcome

These are the core units for the TLI21315 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure qualification. Learners who successfully complete this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the above units of competency.

Course Overview

This combination of units covers subjects which are considered central to anyone carrying out basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment. They aim to provide the learner with the fundamental skills and knowledge to be able to perform their duties safely. A selection of some of the topics covered in the course include:

  • Pre-planning of work, identifying hazards and implementing suitable control measures
  • Selecting, maintaining, using and storing hand tools
  • Effective listening and questioning techniques
  • Identifying and acting on signs of fatigue
  • The principles of forces applied to the body when lifting and correct manual handling techniques
  • Precautions to be taken to avoid polluting the environment


The course is generally conducted over 3 days but will depend on previous experience of working in the rail environment or performing similar duties in related industries. The course consists of theory which will be conducted face-to-face in the classroom and practical which is demonstrated, practised and assessed in a simulated environment.


Training is conducted at our Laverton training centre.

Entry Requirements

Learners must undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to assist in determining suitability.

Birth Certificate, Drivers Licence or Passport must be presented as evidence of ID.

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