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This is a Nationally Recognised Training course

Course Description

TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor is a nationally recognised Unit of Competency from the Transport and Logistics Training Package. This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to enter the rail corridor under supervision in accordance with Access Provider, legislative and regulatory requirements. Licensing or certification requirements are not applicable to this unit.

People achieving competence in TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor will need to fulfil the applicable legislated rail safety requirements including acts and regulations from the applicable state or territory together with any nationally approved compliance codes and/or guidelines.

This unit involves the application of Access Provider rules, procedures and protocols for rail safety.  All activities are performed under established rules and procedures.  This unit applies to all people accessing the rail corridor.

These learners may be applicants enrolling under a fee for service arrangement.


Units of Competencies
The hours displayed are nominal, actual delivery hours delivered may differ depending on delivery mode.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveNominal Hours


 Safely Access the rail corridor




TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor can typically be completed in over a 4-week period depending on mode of delivery. This may vary if you have applied for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Mode of Delivery

Delivery will mainly be :

  • Face to face: class room
  • On-the-job: technical experts/workplace supervisor/trainer
  • Blended: this approach is offered for those who cannot attend scheduled face to face session/s

Types of Assessments

Oral questioning, workbook activities, practical tasks

Observation and or demonstration of performance, simulation, third party report, projects.

There will be other methods of assessment depending on the type of delivery and specific workplace focus or job role.

Course fees are made up oftwo components; tuition and materials fees.Due to the different level of Government subsidies available to students,there are three possible fee levels for tuition fees; concession, standard and full fee. Only one will beapplicable to you.

Please visit our Fees & Charges page for more information. Government funding and assistance varies between states, and we recommend that you contact AiGTS in order to consult on the appropriate funding that suits your personal requirements.

Full fee-paying students - Fees can be made by paying an initial payment of $1000 and remaining amountsvia 3 instalments in accordance with the Service Level Agreement.

FFS - Contact Ai Group Training Services for fee costs

Full fees are applicable to students who do not meet State or Commonwealth funding eligibility criteria.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.  However, this qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analysis and write reports in context to the job role.

Pre Training Review

All applicants are required to complete a mandatory pre-training review which is completed prior to enrolment to ensure applicants meet the requirements to undertake the Unit of Competency.

Language, literacy and numeracy

All applicants are required to complete a Language, literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolling.  This qualification requires sound communication and interpersonal skills, the capacity to read and interpret written instructions and the ability to analyse and write reports in context to the job role.

Study Pathways

Pathways from the qualification - Whilst not aligned to any specific qualification and is achieved separately, it is a core/elective unit in several the Transport and Logistics Training Package qualifications where you can receive a credit transfer.

Employment Pathways

This unit of competency is intended for anyone, working within the rail environment, who is required to access the rail corridor and/or rail danger zone as part of their job role. This refers to employees, proposed employees or contractors that are required to work at various rail sites.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL in simple terms involves the assessment of previously unrecognised skills and knowledge that an individual has achieved outside formal education and training system.  Find out more about RPL.

Student Support
The following learning support will be available to learners:

  • LL&N referral to an organisation which is equipped to provide such support
  • Reasonable adjustment and additional support provided in the event it is found that a student is having major difficulties in completing the qualification
  • Face to face, email and telephone support, in the event a student/client has requested such support or it is deemed they need this support to complete the qualification
  • Mentoring in the workplace or by the Trainer/Assessor
  • Counselling services (to be organised in consultation with the employer and when required by the student).
Application for entry to this course is available at any time. Please contact AiGTS on 1300 134 756 in order to discuss options for commencement. You can also submit your expression of interest online.