Operate Road Rail Vehicle

Operate Road Rail Vehicle

Courses Info

TLIC3045 Operate road rail vehicle

TLIC2054 Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite

These units are mandatory requirements under the Rail Industry Worker scheme for anyone operating a road rail vehicle on the rail infrastructure.

Course Outcome

Learners who successfully complete this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the above units of competency. – *Rail Network Operators have specific competency requirements to operate this type of machine on their infrastructure, additional training may be required.

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to be operate a road rail vehicle under track protection rules in accordance with Safeworking procedures.

A selection of some of the topics covered in the course include:

  • Performing pre and post-operational checks and identifying defects
  • Identifying hazards and implementing suitable control measures
  • Obtaining appropriate on-track permissions
  • Types of Authorities used to allow access to the rail infrastructure
  • The safe on & off tracking of road rail vehicles
  • Operating road rail vehicles in accordance with manufacturers and Rail Infrastructure Managers procedures
  • Problems that can occur when operating road rail vehicles
  • Modifying activities depending on changes in the working environment
  • The protocol to respond to an Emergency situation


The course is conducted over 2 days (dependant on previous experience). 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 Location

Training is conducted at our Laverton training centre.

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.