Metro Academy

Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.2

Description
This course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills for Rail Safety Workers (RSWs) to fulfil the role of a Track Force Protection Coordinator (TFPC) 3.2 on the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) Metropolitan Rail Network.

Audience
This course MUST be undertaken by TFPC 3.1s wanting to perform the duties of a TFPC 3.2 on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network.
This course is not suitable if participant has already attained the TFPC 3.2 competency from a non-approved MTM training provider and is not approved to work on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network.
The TFPC 3.2 (MTM upgrade) is required if the above applies.

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Course details

Course objectives

This course will give participants the knowledge and skills to:

  • enter work on track authority limits
  • exit work on track authority limits
  • pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits
  • prepare for track occupancy authority
  • issue a track occupancy authority
  • cancel or fulfil the track occupancy authority
  • manage unsafe situations or emergencies
  • plan for local possession authority
  • implement local possession authority
  • fulfil local possession authority
  • manage unsafe situations or emergencies
  • prepare for track work authority
  • issue a track work authority
  • manage rail traffic
  • fulfil a track work authority
  • manage unsafe situations or emergencies
  • clip and secure points
  • remove points clip.
Assessment methods
  • Knowledge
  • Practical
  • In-field (MUST be completed within 2 months of course attendance)
Metro Academy prerequisites
Prerequisite verification
  • Approved photo ID MUST be sighted on day of attendance.
  • Metro Academy will verify prerequisites against Rail Industry Worker (RIW) database.
  • To prevent delay, participant’s ‘The Platform’ profile MUST contain current email address, contact number, RIW number and date of birth.
  • Verifications to be completed by Metro Academy normally within two (2) business days of receipt of information*.
  • *Participant is unable to commence training until verifications have been completed.
Course completion

Participants who successfully complete all requirements of this course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the following nationally recognised unit/s of competency:

TLIC0025 Pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits
TLIL0010 Implement a track occupancy authority
TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority
TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites
TLIW2037 Clip and secure points

SoA and Coc will be issued via email normally within ten (10) business days.
The Coc Uploads will normally be completed within two (2) business days of SoA and CoC being issued.

RIW CERTIFICATE UPLOADS

Metro Academy will upload the participant’s certificate to the RIW database.
To prevent delay, participant’s The Platform profile MUST contain current email address, contact number, RIW number and date of birth.
Uploads will be completed by Metro Academy normally within two (2) business days of SoA and CoC being issued.

New Student Bookings Existing Student Bookings

Cost: $2555 (GST does not apply)

Payment due prior to course commencement $1,500^
Payment due on first day of course $1,055*

^Due to Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) regulatory requirements, MTM RTO is unable to collect more than $1500 in course fees from individual learners, prior to a course commencing.
*A link to a payment gateway will be sent to you on the first day of the course. Payment is due within 5 business days.
Duration: Six days
Delivery mode: Face to face
Venue: Metro Academy
42–50 Bakehouse Road, Kensington, VIC 3031

OR
Railway Academy – Newport
Shea St, Newport VIC 3015

Proof of identity requirements

Participants are required to produce a valid Identification document (ID) on the day of training.
One of the following is considered a valid ID document, the document must contain a photo of the participant and be current.

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Driver’s Learners Permit
  • Boat Operator’s Licence
  • Victorian Firearm Licence
  • Licence to Perform High Risk Work
  • Consumer Affairs Victoria Proof of Age card
  • Other Australian Government issued ID card
  • State, Territory or Federal Government Employee ID
  • Keypass ID card or Tertiary Education Photo ID card
Personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements

Participants MUST bring the following items on the day of training:

  • Steel capped, lace up boots with ankle support
  • Orange Hi-Vis vest
  • Full length trousers
  • Eye protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Hard hat

Participants cannot commence training without PPE

Information & bookings

The Platform
metroacademy@metrotrains.com.au
03 9610 3701

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This is a Nationally Recognised Training program.
This is a Nationally Recognised Training program.