Course Code: TLIC2054 | TLIC3045   |   Duration: 2 days

V/Line TVO1

V/Line Track Vehicle Operator Level 1

Cost: $750


Course Overview

The V/Line Track Vehicle Operator course is a mandatory training program tailored for individuals responsible for operating Road/Rail Vehicles or Track Machines within controlled or ‘restricted’ environments. These environments typically encompass worksites safeguarded by specific safe working protocols, ensuring safety and efficiency in railway maintenance and construction.

Recognised as a pivotal qualification on various Victorian railway networks, this course holds particular relevance for those working on the V/Line network, underlining its importance and broad applicability in the context of rail operations and maintenance within the region. It serves as a cornerstone for ensuring that operators possess the requisite skills and knowledge to navigate the complexities of railway work in a safe and compliant manner.

Note: If delivered at your site – you need to provide access to track/yard siding + Vehicle + TFPC ( if applicable).


In this course you will learn about:

  • Pre and post-operational checks of road rail vehicles.
  • On and off tracking.
  • Traveling 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
  • Onsite

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.

Important Information


Applicants MUST have:

  • 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 CAT 1 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.

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 a 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 Licence


  • The V/Line Track Vehicle Operator Level 1 (TVO1) Certificate of Completion is valid for two years.
  • Applicants are required to complete a TVO1 refresher 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 deem 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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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!

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