Kick Start Your Career In Rail

getting started with a rail induction course!

Rail Training Unit TLISS00103 - Accessing the Rail Corridor Skill Set covering the Safely Access the Rail Corridor unit required by rail operators throughout NSW . This is also known as SX52 - TFNSW, RISI – TFNSW and NTSA – ARTC courses.


Why this course?

This rail course is the MANDATORY entry point for ANYONE who wants to work in the rail industry and will work on or near the track.

This 1 day course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of basic safety principles and basic track terminology.

This rail training qualification is accepted for work on NSW rail networks owned by Transport for NSW and ARTC.

course duration and locations

This is a 1 day course

This course will be delivered across NSW, with course dates to be confirmed. TIC will deliver this course in major metropolitan and regional centres. Where enrolments permit,  more localised courses could be held.

smart & skilled funding

If you meet the eligibility criteria, this course will be funded by the NSW Government's Smart and Skilled program.

To confirm eligibility to access this funding please contact our office on 1300 036 390

why rail?

Australia's rail industry is booming with $10 billion worth of projects designed to make cities more liveable and efficient, decentralise our economy and grow regional Australia.

With this investment comes an opportunity to kick start a career in a well-paid and stable industry. Rail offers plenty of variety in regard to career paths including Trackworking, Safety, Track Vehicle Operations and Control Centre Management  to name just a few.

You can develop a skill set through rail training that is recognised Australia-wide and could even lead to work overseas making the rail industry an attractive option for anyone looking to travel and work (domestically or internationally).

With Australia's reliance on rail to transport people, cargo and resources you will be part of an industry that provides stability and security into the future.

learning outcomes

This rail course aims to equip participants with the required knowledge and skills to be able to identify the major hazards to workers within the rail corridor, move to a safe place on the approach of a train and work safely on or about the track within a protected worksite.

During this rail training course, participants investigate the Rail Corridor environment, Operators’ Network Rules and Procedures for working in the Rail Corridor, and the implications for rail workers. Learning is facilitated through observation, examination, demonstration and participation in discussion and practice.

eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this rail course you must be:

  • aged 15 years or older
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen

And one of the following:

  • Aged 16-24
  • Receiving a Commonwealth Benefit
  • Unemployed
  • At risk of losing your job

To confirm if you are eligible for this course, please contact our team on 1300 036 390.

rail training course brochure and course outline

You can view the full course brochure by clicking here and download the comprehensive Course Outline by clicking here.

register interest and enrol now

To secure your spot please Contact Us by calling our team on 1300 036 390 or complete the form below. Our team will be in touch to advise you of the enrolment process and requirements for the course.