Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation (TLI40115)
This is a qualification for a person who undertakes a rail safety investigation within the rail industry in accordance with regulator, rail industry standards, rules and operational procedures. This vocational qualification is recognised by regulatory, investigation and rail organisations nationally.
This course will cover topics such as Rail Safety Law, Legislation, Acts & Regulations, Site Investigation, Gathering, recording & managing evidence, reporting progress of investigations, an understanding of Safety Management Systems and Rail Safety Investigation Principles and types of Rail Safety Occurrences, Notification and Categorisation.
Students will have the opportunity to map scenes, interview witnesses, photograph the scene, collect evidence and carry out tests on rolling stock, signalling and track in an operating railway environment located at the CQUniversity Bundaberg Crash lab.
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|AQF Level||Level 4: Certificate IV|
There are no entry requirements for this course, however it is strongly recommended that students have an involvement in operational safety within the rail sector or be participating in an Undergraduate or Postgraduate course which belongs to the Safety Sciences discipline (eg. Bachelor of Accident Forensics or Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety).
Students will be required to access rail track environments for the completion of some assessment tasks and activities that require adequate mobility in these environments. Students will also require a sound level of literacy and numeracy skills in order to read standards, codes, legislation, make calculations and complete reports.
Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations
Standard Course Structure
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes|
|PSPREG411A||Gather information through interviews|
|PSPREG418A||Advise on progress of investigations|
|TLIB3118||Apply awareness of railway fundamentals|
|TLIE3022||Complete workplace documents|
|TLIE4030||Prepare rail safety reports|
|TLIF2062||Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulations|
|TLIF2080||Safely access the rail corridor|
|TLIF3083||Conduct track protection assessment|
|TLIF4088||Implement and coordinate rail safety and WHS risk-control strategies|
|TLIF4100||Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements|
|TLIF4107||Respond to notifiable rail safety occurrences|
|TLIF5017||Investigate rail safety incidents|
|TLIG4006||Facilitate work teams|
|TLIB4042||Conduct inspection of safeworking procedures and infrastructure|
|TLIB4079||Conduct a general train examination|
|TLIF4101||Implement and maintain a rail safety culture|
|TLIL4009||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
Course Assessment Information
|Third Party Verification|
2018 Mixed Mode
There are two course intakes for 2018, available in February and June.
Duration and dates
6 months part-time
Residential School Information
- a high visibility shirt
- long trousers
- steel capped safety boots
- safety glasses and;
- a hard hat.