Railway Track Worker

Overview

Lays and repairs tracks for railways, tramways, quarries and mines, and installs and repairs signals and other equipment.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Tasks

  • spreading and tamping ballast to provide firm foundation for sleepers
  • cutting rails to length and grinding worn and rough rail ends
  • placing sleepers across roadbeds, and positioning and fastening rails on sleepers
  • drilling bolt holes, and bolting and welding rail sections
  • removing and replacing worn and damaged rails, sleepers and switches
  • cleaning and lubricating switches
  • examining track, lubricating wheel bearings on rolling stock and maintaining switch signal lamps
  • installing and repairing signals and other equipment
  • may assist with the righting of derailed rolling stock

Specialisations

  • Track Inspector

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

16 courses found.

Course name Providers
TLI37121: Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI37120: Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
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Traineeship
Superseded by:
TLI37121 : Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI32918: Certificate III in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure
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Superseded by:
TLI37120 : Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI32721: Certificate III in Track Protection
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TLI32715: Certificate III in Track Protection
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TLI32721 : Certificate III in Track Protection
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TLI32515: Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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Training.gov.au
Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Traineeship
Superseded by:
TLI37120 : Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI32121: Certificate III in Rail Structures
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TLI32115: Certificate III in Rail Structures
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TLI32121 : Certificate III in Rail Structures
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TLI29921: Certificate II in Rolling Stock Maintenance
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TLI27121: Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI27120: Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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Training.gov.au
Funded under:
Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
Superseded by:
TLI27121 : Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI22215: Certificate II in Tram or Light Rail Infrastructure
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Training.gov.au
Funded under:
Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
Superseded by:
TLI27120 : Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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TLI21921: Certificate II in Track Protection
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TLI21920: Certificate II in Track Protection
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TLI21921 : Certificate II in Track Protection
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TLI21918: Certificate II in Track Protection
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Superseded by:
TLI21920 : Certificate II in Track Protection
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TLI21315: Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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Training.gov.au
Funded under:
Certificate 3 Guarantee Program (Subsidy)
Superseded by:
TLI27120 : Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
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