Course Code: TLIF0020   |   Duration: 1 day

Metro TTSA

Metro Track Safety Awareness ( TTSA)

Cost: $330


Course Overview

This course is the initial introduction to enable people to safely work in the Metro Trains Melbourne ( MTM) Rail Network. This course is designed to provide learners with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to safely access the rail corridor, access the danger zone, and respond to an emergency.


In this course you will learn about:

  • Common terminology used in the rail corridor.
  • Safe Places, Danger Zones and Restricted Locations in the rail corridor.
  • Hazards and risk and suitable control measures associated with working in the rail corridor.
  • Policies and procedures to follow when working in the MTM rail infrastructure.
  • Safety critical and emergency communication protocol.
  • Personal measures to enable you to turn up for work Fit for Duty.
  • Appropriate PPE to be worn in the rail corridor.


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Units of Study

TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor

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 unit of competency TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor.
  • MTM Train Track Safety Awareness Certificate of Completion.

SoA will be issued to participants via email within ten (10) business working days. To prevent delay, participants MUST pay in full, and have a current valid email address, valid contact number, and USI number.

Important Information


While there are no specific course prerequisites, it’s important to note that there is an age requirement for this course.
Particpants 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 min Cat3 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 Licence


The Train Track Safety Awareness ( TTSA ) certificate of completion is valid for two (2) years. Applications are required to complete the Train Track Safety Awareness ( TTSA) 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 in a classroom and practical activities in a simulated rail environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

Leading Vocational Education Provider

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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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