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Certificate IV in Train Driving

TLI42613
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Rationale:

This is a general qualification for a person engaged in driving a train.

Achievement of this qualification requires the application of a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills in varied contexts to undertake skilled work within a train driving environment.

This qualification requires the skills and knowledge to:

  • identify, analyse, compare and act on information from a range of sources
  • apply and communicate technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems
  • guide activities and provide technical advice in the area of work.
  • These skills and knowledge will be applied to specialised tasks or functions in known or changing contexts with responsibility for own functions and outputs.

    Job roles:

    The TLI42613 Certificate IV in Train Driving qualification is aligned to the following defined roles:

  • Electric Passenger Train Driver
  • Freight Train Driver
  • Heavy Haul Train Driver
  • Locomotive Driver
  • Train Driver.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Train Driving

    89.3%

    Satisfied with the training
    66.2%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Train Driver ( ANZSCO code 731311)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
    Low
    14,300 persons were employed as Train and Tram Drivers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Train and Tram Drivers in 2014 are: $2,024. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Train and Tram Drivers visit Job Outlook
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    Requirements for achievement of the qualification

    A successful assessment outcome for a total of 21 units of competency comprising:

    13 core units

    plus

    5 specialist elective units from Group A, B, C, D or E

    plus

    at least 3 general elective units which may be selected from the general elective units listed below, units not selected from Group A, B, C, D or E or alternatively, up to 2 units appropriate to the job role may be selected from the TLI10 Transport and Logistics Training Package or other relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

    Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified in the unit are complied with.

    Core Units

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3075A

    Inspect and prepare a motive power unit

    TLIB3118A

    Apply awareness of railway fundamentals

    TLIB4079A

    Conduct a general train examination

    TLIB4080A

    Identify, diagnose and rectify minor faults on motive power units and rolling stock

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC2078A

    Identify and respond to signals and trackside signs

    TLIC4023A

    Operate train with due consideration to route conditions

    TLIC4026A

    Operate and monitor a motive power unit

    E

    Communication and Calculation

    TLIE2007A

    Use communication systems

    F

    Safety Management

    TLIF1001A

    Follow occupational health and safety procedures

    TLIF2010A

    Apply fatigue management strategies

    TLIF3058A

    Apply safeworking rules and regulations to rail functions

    TLIF4110A

    Respond to abnormal situations and emergencies when driving a train

    TLIF4111A

    Work effectively in a train-driving environment

    Group A Specialist Elective Units (Freight)

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3019B

    Test train braking system

    TLIB3026A

    Prepare for train operation

    TLIB4078A

    Carry out a train roll-by inspection

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3027A

    Stable a motive power unit

    TLIC4019A

    Drive a train to operational requirements

    Group B Specialist Elective Units (Urban Electric)

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3105A

    Prepare electric passenger train

    TLIB3108A

    Test operation of electric passenger train braking system

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3046A

    Drive and operate electric passenger train

    TLIC3047A

    Stable electric passenger train

    TLIC3048B

    Shunt, couple and uncouple electric passenger trains

    Group C Specialist Elective Units (Country Passenger)

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3019B

    Test train braking system

    TLIB3026A

    Prepare for train operation

    TLIB4078A

    Carry out a train roll-by inspection

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3027A

    Stable a motive power unit

    TLIC4019A

    Drive a train to operational requirements

    Group D Specialist Elective Units (Steam Locomotive)

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3124A

    Apply awareness of steam locomotive fundamentals

    TLIB4077A

    Inspect and prepare a heritage steam locomotive

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3030A

    Operate and monitor a heritage steam locomotive

    TLIC3031A

    Stable a heritage steam locomotive

    TLIC4019A

    Drive a train to operational requirements

    Group E Specialist Elective Units (Heritage Motive Power)

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3123A

    Apply awareness of motive power unit fundamentals

    TLIB4076A

    Inspect and prepare a heritage motive power unit

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3028A

    Operate and monitor a heritage motive power unit

    TLIC3029A

    Stable a heritage motive power unit

    TLIC4019A

    Drive a train to operational requirements

    General Elective Units

    Field

    Unit

    B

    Equipment Checking and Maintenance

    TLIB3018A

    Conduct full train examination

    TLIB3027A

    Set up and shut down on-train remote control system

    TLIB4081A

    Provision a motive power unit

    TLIB4082A

    Set up motive power units in multi-coupled consist

    C

    Vehicle Operation

    TLIC3018A

    Operate on-train remote control system

    TLIC3082A

    Operate a locomotive by portable remote control

    TLIC4071A

    Establish and operate train braking system

    TLIC4072A

    Operate and monitor a motive power unit on a main line

    TLIC4073A

    Set up, operate and shut down a distributed power system

    TLIC4074A

    Shunt, couple and uncouple rail vehicles

    D

    Load Handling

    TLID1001A

    Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

    E

    Communication and Calculation

    TLIE1003A

    Participate in basic workplace communications

    TLIE2008A

    Process workplace documentation

    TLIE3021A

    Work and communicate effectively with others

    F

    Safety Management

    TLIF2018A

    Operate fire fighting equipment

    TLIF2080C

    Safely access the rail corridor

    TLIF2097A

    Use audible track warning devices

    TLIF3091A

    Apply awareness of dangerous goods and hazardous materials requirements

    HLTFA311A

    Apply first aid

    G

    Teamwork

    TLIG1001A

    Work effectively with others

    TLIG2007A

    Work in a socially diverse environment

    SITXCOM401

    Manage conflict

    I

    Customer Service

    TLII3022A

    Provide customer service in rail operations

    L

    Resource Management

    TLIL2048A

    Prepare for train departure

    TLIL4009A

    Manage personal work priorities and professional development

    TLIL4083A

    Assist with train operations

    U

    Environment

    TLIU4011A

    Apply environmental procedures to rail operations

    W

    Equipment and Systems Operations

    TLIW2037B

    Clip and secure points

    TLIW3026B

    Operate stand alone signalling points control equipment

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Electric Passenger Train Driver
    Freight Train Driver
    Heavy Haul Train Driver
    Locomotive Driver
    Train Driver
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Rail Transport
    Transport



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    Student outcomes for Certificate IV in Train Driving

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate IV in Train Driving

    100%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    63.4 %

    Road and Rail Drivers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    69.5%
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Professionals
    12.8%
    Professionals
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    8.5*%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $54,500

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 97.9 95.3 91.4
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    97.9
    91.7
    5.5*
     
    92.5
    81.8
    10
     
    84.2
    55.2
    28.7
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    11.8
     
    2.4*
    6.2
    13.4
     
    7.7
    8.5
    15.4
    Satisfied with the training (%) 89.3 84.2 85.6
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 66.2 59.5 62.4
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 83.8 86 90.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 96.6 85.1 84.7
    Recommend the training to other (%) 97.3 87.8 90.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 54 500 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Professionals
    Community and Personal Service Workers
     
    69.5
    12.8
    8.5*
     
    41.4
    20.9
    8.9
     
    22.4
    20.5
    16.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Mining
     
    85.4
    8.8*
     
    23
    16.8
     
    21.1
    11.6

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Employed after training (%) - 94.5 91.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 57 700 52 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 23 30
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.7 85.5
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 85.9 87.2

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 100 70.1 47.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 40 400 44 400
    Enrolled in further study ($) 13.2 15.2* 39.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 93.2 86.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 79.6 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    85.4
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing
    Mining
    8.8*
    Mining