ARTC SA Safeworking Level 1


ARTC SA Safeworking Level 1

This qualification is intended for people who want a career in transport and logistics to conduct Safeworking Level 1 tasks on the ARTC Network where the CoP and ARTC Addendum rules and procedures apply.

Purpose Statement/Objective

This training course is about the responsibilities of a Safeworking Level 1 required when transferring track vehicles and track machines as a train on the ARTC Defined Interstate Rail Network from the West End of Dimboola Loop to Parkeston, Crystal Brook to Broken Hill and from Port Augusta to Whyalla, and Adelaide Metro including the Outer Harbor line.

Participants completing this course must hold the following AQF competency units:
  • TLIF0020 Safely Access the Rail Corridor and
  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry
  • TLIF0027 Perform Lookout duties
  • TLIF2082 Perform Handsignaller duties
  • TLIF0023 Conduct track protection assessment
  • TLIW0007 Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIW2037 Clip and secure points
  • TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices
  • TLIL0010 Implement track occupancy authority
  • TLIC0025 Pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits
  • TLIC0083 Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite
  • TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites
  • TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority
  • TLIL4069 Plan and coordinate protection for multiple worksites within limits of a work on track authority

Participants will also require a
  • Compliant Certificate of Fitness (Category 1)
  • Assessed competent to implement manage and withdraw:
    • No Authority Required (NAR)
    • Train Running Information (TRI)

This training course consists of the following components:
  • Theory training
  • Practical On Job Training
  • Practical Period of On Job Application
  • Assessment of competence
The Volume of Learning (VoL) for this qualification is defined as:
  • Ten (10) days for the RTO Lead training which is structured theory and practical (practical application of theory training is undertaken in either a controlled environment or on the ARTC Network), or...
  • Five (5) days for the RTO Lead Training which is structured theory only, and then a qualified person will work through the Practical Workbook.
  • ARTC have stipulated a minimum of three separate occasions managing track vehicle movements through each of the applicable safeworking systems is required to complete the Period of On Job Application prior to the initial assessment of competency being administered.
  • Each nominated Registered Training Organisation must follow the ASQA guidelines for this qualification and unless otherwise requested by the learner for an early assessment of competence, the minimum three separate occasions apply for each safeworking system.

There are three (3) parts to this competency based training and assessment:
  • RTO Lead Training, this includes both theory and practical lead by an approved trainer or facilitator, this training will be in a structured environment using a practical workbook.
  • Period of on job application –where the participant continues to practice the tasks under guided supervision of a competent person, recording hours/experience in a logbook;
  • Competency assessment –an assessment of a trainee’s competency by a competent assessor using an approved competency assessment tool.

If successful, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for the following competency units:
  • TLIF3058 Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions
  • TLIW3026 Operate stand alone signalling points control equipment
  • TLIC0016 Identify and respond to signals and trackside signs.

Reaccreditation courses are also offered.


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