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.
1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
On completion of the qualification, opportunities may be sought to work in Rail Safety Investigation teams. On completion of the qualification, opportunities may be sought to work in Rail Safety Investigation teams.
1 year part-time
|PSPREG411A||Gather information through interviews||More Information|
|PSPREG418A||Advise on progress of investigations||More Information|
|TLIF4107||Respond to notifiable rail safety occurrences||More Information|
|TLIF5017||Investigate rail safety incidents||More Information|
|TLIG4006||Facilitate work teams||More Information|
|TLIE3022||Complete workplace documents||More Information|
|TLIE4030||Prepare rail safety reports||More Information|
|TLIF2062||Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulations||More Information|
|TLIF2080||Safely access the rail corridor||More Information|
|TLIF4088||Implement and coordinate rail safety and WHS risk-control strategies||More Information|
|TLIB3118||Apply awareness of railway fundamentals||More Information|
|TLIF3083||Conduct track protection assessment||More Information|
|TLIF4100||Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements||More Information|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes||More Information|
Students must enrol in the first part of this course as a stand-alone short course - ACC00095 Short Course in Fundamentals of Rail Safety Investigation. Those units marked with sequence number 1 in the Unit Sequence below form the short course.
|TLIL4009||Manage personal work priorities and professional development||More Information|
|TLIB4079||Conduct a general train examination||More Information|
|TLIF4101||Implement and maintain a rail safety culture||More Information|
|TLIB4042||Conduct inspection of safeworking procedures and infrastructure||More Information|
|1||TLIB3118 - Apply awareness of railway fundamentals|
|1||TLIF3083 - Conduct track protection assessment|
|1||TLIF4100 - Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements|
|1||BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes|
|1||TLIB4042 - Conduct inspection of safeworking procedures and infrastructure|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|PSPREG411A||Gather information through interviews|
|TLIF2080||Safely access the rail corridor|
|TLIF4101||Implement and maintain a rail safety culture|
|TLIB4079||Conduct a general train examination|
|TLIL4009||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
|PSPREG418A||Advise on progress of investigations|
|TLIF4088||Implement and coordinate rail safety and WHS risk-control strategies|
|TLIF2062||Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulations|
|TLIE4030||Prepare rail safety reports|
|TLIE3022||Complete workplace documents|
|TLIG4006||Facilitate work teams|
|TLIF5017||Investigate rail safety incidents|
|TLIF4107||Respond to notifiable rail safety occurrences|
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2018 Residential School Information
Students undertaking this course by Mixed Mode study are expected to attend a compulsory Residential School. Residential Schools are available at the following times
February 2018 intake
For students commencing their course at the February Intake, the residential school will be held from Monday, 12 March - Friday, 16 March 2018
June 2018 intake
For students commencing their course at the June Intake, the residential school will be held from Monday, 17 September - Friday, 21 September 2018
All Residential Schools will be held at the CQUniversity Bundaberg Crash lab from 8 am - 5 pm each day.
Students will be required to wear suitable attire when attending the residential school, such as:
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.
All training and assessment materials are made available online through Moodle. Students will be contacted and provided access to the online environment after enrolment.
Students enrol in the first part of the TLI40115 Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation qualification as a stand-alone short course. This is titled 'ACC00095 Fundamentals of Rail Safety Investigation’ and is the first part of TLI40115 Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation. Students enrolling in the Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation are required to complete this body of pre-work by distance, prior to attending the one week residential school and then complete post residential school work to meet all the requirements of the Certificate IV.
The five units comprising the short course ACC00095 are:
• TLIB3118 Apply awareness of railway fundamentals
• TLIF3083 Conduct track protection assessment
• TLIF4100 Identify and meet rail safety regulatory compliance requirements
• TLIB4042 Conduct inspection of Safe working procedures and infrastructure
• BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
To complete the reminder of the TLI40115 Certificate IV in Rail Safety Investigation qualification students must enrol in the remaining 13 units listed below which are completed after the stand-alone short course, ‘ACC00095 Fundamentals of Rail Safety Investigation’. The remaining units are as follows:
• PSPREG411A Gather information through interviews
• TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor
• TLIF2062 Apply awareness of Safe working rules and regulations
• PSPREG418A Advise on progress of investigations
• TLIE3022 Complete workplace documents
• TLIF4088 Implement and coordinate rail safety and WHS risk-control strategies
• TLIF4107 Respond to notifiable rail safety occurrences
• TLIG4006 Facilitate work teams
• TLIB4079 Conduct a general train examination
• TLIF5017 Investigate rail safety incidents
• TLIE4030 Prepare rail safety reports
• TLIF4101 Implement and maintain a rail safety culture
• TLIL4009 Manage personal work priorities and professional development