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Protection Officer Level 4 - ARTC and John Holland CRN NSW Rail Network

Course Description: 

The Protection Officer Level 4 training course is about protecting worksites and workers on the John Holland Country NSW Regional Network and ARTC Defined Interstate Rail Network in NSW using a Local Possession Authority (LPA). This course covers the rules and procedures for using a Work on Track Review and Managing a Local Possession Authority

This course is Nationally Recognised Training for which the successful trainees will be awarded respective Statements of Attainment for the units of competence contained within the role Protection Officer Level 4 competency matrix as defined in the "Network Owner, Competency Matrix Requirements."

Course Handouts: 

The Instruction Company Training Theory Courses include a Participant Workbook and an Off Job Assessment. Participants are handed an On Job Workbook at the completion of the course for completion by their employer or by The Instruction Company Trainer/Assessors. All training materials have Instructional Design principles applied which encourages discussion, activities and exercises to be established between the Learner and the Trainer during the Off and On Job Training experience.

Duration : 

1  x Day theory classroom training

3 x Day On job training and one-on-one competency assessment.

On job training administered by The Instruction Company is conducted in the applicable track owner rail corridor.

Upon completion: 

Students successfully completing the theory and the on job training exercises are awarded a Certificate of Achieverement. Students who successfully complete the assessment of competence are awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment. The Statement of Attainment will list the applicable AQF competency units defined by ARTC and John Holland CRN rail networks which are:

  • TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority

The competency units awarded upon compeletion of this course are nationally accredited units from the TLI Transport and Logistics Training package.


Please contact The Instruction Company for details on course content and costing options on (02) 6924 1679 or


The pre-requisite for this course is Protection Officer Level 3 and Handsignaller Level 2

  • TLIF2081 Perform lookout duties
  • TLIF3083 Conduct track protection assessment
  • TLIL3082 Implement absolute signal blocking
  • TLIL3065 Implement track occupancy authority
  • TLIL4069 Plan and coordinate protection for multiple worksites within limits of a work on track authority
  • TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIW2037 Clip and secure points
  • TLIF2082 Perform handsignaller duties
  • TLIC2081 Pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits
  • TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices
  • TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites

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