Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA)

Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA)

Courses Info

Course Overview

This course is the initial introduction to enable people to safely work in the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) Rail Network.

This course is designed to provide learners with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to safely access the rail corridor, access the danger zone and respond to an emergency.

In this course you will learn about:

  • Common terminology used in the rail corridor.
  • Safe Places, Danger Zones and Restricted Locations in the rail corridor.
  • Hazards and risk and suitable control measures associated with working in the rail corridor.
  • Policies and procedures to follow when working in the MTM rail infrastructure.
  • Safety critical and emergency communication protocol.
  • Personal measures to enable you to turn up for work Fit for Duty.
  • Appropriate PPE to be worn in the rail corridor.

Award Issued

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and
practical assessments will receive:

  • An MTM Train Track Safety Awareness (TTSA) Certificate of Completion.
  • The TTSA Certificate of Completion is valid for two years. Applicants are required to complete a TTSA refresher through Metro Academy after 24 months of issue of the Certificate of Completion to maintain currency.
  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor.

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Duration

The course duration is one day.

Course Cost



Training is conducted at 1 Westgate Drive, Laverton North,

Participants must be over the age of 18.

Participants must have a basic understanding of the English language and ability to clearly communicate with others and complete written assessment questions.

A Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment must be completed by all candidates as part of the enrolment process to determine they have the required core skills to an appropriate level to complete the course successfully.

Participants are to provide safety boots, long sleeve shirt, long pants, hard hat, hi-vis vest, safety glasses and gloves.