Course Code: TLIC2054 | TLIC3045   |   Duration: 2 days

Metro TVO1

Metro Track Vehicle Operator Level 1

Cost: $800


Course Overview

The METRO Track Vehicle Operation (TVO1) course is specifically designed to impart the necessary knowledge and skills to Rail Safety Workers (RSWs) for the safe operation of road/rail vehicles on track in strict adherence to regulatory safety requirements and workplace procedures within the MTM network.

This comprehensive course equips RSWs with the proficiency to conduct pre-operational and post-operational inspections on both tracking and off-tracking vehicles, operate equipment, and fulfill essential documentation requirements. It covers the operation of all road/rail on-track vehicles.

Additionally, participants will gain the essential competencies to safely access rail tracks, operate track vehicles within designated worksites, and exit these worksites, all while working on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network during rail-related activities.


In this course you will learn about:

  • Pre and post operational checks of road rail vehicles.
  • On and off tracking.
  • Travelling to, accessing and egressing worksites.
  • Operating road rail vehicles in accordance with manufacturers and Rail Infrastructure Manager’s procedures.
  • Problems that can occur when operating road rail vehicles.
  • Modifying activities depending on changes in the working environment.
  • The protocol to respond to an emergency situation.


  • Laverton

Units of Study

  • TLIC2054 Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite.
  • TLIC3045 Operate road/rail vehicle.

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the units of competency;

  • TLIC2054 Access rail track to run track vehicle within defined worksite.
  • TLIC3045 Operate road/rail vehicle.
  • MTM Track Vehicle Operator 1 (TVO1) Certificate of Completion.

The TVO Certificate of Completion is valid for two years.

Important Information


Course Prerequisites and Age Requirement Applicants MUST have:

  • Completed an MTM Train Track Safety Awareness course within the last 24 months.
  • Hold TLIF2080 Safely access the rail corridor unit of competency or its successor TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor.
  • Hold a current valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Hold a current valid Cat1 medical certificate.
  • Operators of road/rail vehicles may need to have applicable road and/or High-Risk Licence or certification requirements for the type of vehicle being used.
  • Participants MUST be 18 and above years of age.


The practical will be completed in a simulated rail corridor and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace-up with ankle support.
  • Full-length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or rail approved long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Rail Approved orange hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection


Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LL&N)

Before training begins, participants will go through an assessment that helps us determine if any learning support is needed. To successfully complete this course, participants are expected to have the following language, literacy, and numeracy skills:

  • Interpret and comprehend workplace safety signs and symbols.
  • Comprehend workplace policies, procedures, and informational materials.
  • Comprehend basic spoken English.
  • Communicate essential safety-related information.


Require a current Cat1 medical

Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current valid photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s License

The Metro Track Vehicle Operator Level 1 ( TVO1) Certificate of Completion is valid for two years. Applicatnts are required to complete a Metro Track Vehicle Operator Level 1 ( TVO1) refresher through Metro Academy within 24 months of issue of the Certificate of Completion to maintain currency.


Australian Testing Services (ATS) will upload the participant’s certificate to the RIW database.

  • To prevent delay, participants MUST have the correct RIW number or hold a RIW card/number.
  • Delay can occur if you don’t hold a valid or a RIW card/number.


Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated rail environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

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Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What Others Are Saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Gary and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

Michael Bettiol

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