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Train Track Awareness

Get on track – Expand your opportunities and learn how to spot risks and work safely in the rail corridor

Safely Access the Rail Corridor (TLIF2080)

This course is compulsory if you want to work in construction and maintenance roles within the rail network. It is recognised in Victoria by Metro Trains Melbourne,(MTM) V/Line and ARTC; and includes the MTM safety and environment induction.

This training is free to unemployed ETU members.


If there are no dates available you can call us on 1800 270 875 or send us an enquiry.

Available Dates

BOOK ONLINE   OR CALL 1800 270 875

Duration: 1 day

Location: CERT Training, 1/1 Clelland Road, Brooklyn, Victoria

Course Description

The Victorian Track Safety Awareness Level 1 course provides the skills and knowledge required by all staff and contractors working in the rail corridor under supervision. This course is suitable for individuals who are new to rail. This course is recognised by Metro Trains Melbourne, V/Line, and ARTC in Victoria and includes the Metro Trains Melbourne – Safety and Environmental Induction. In completing this course you will undertake the accredited unit TLIF2080 Safely Acccess the Rail Corridor.

Training Provider

CERT Training – TOID 51333


Assessment will be a blend of theory (multiple choice and written questions) and a practical assessment conducted one-on-one.

Course Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment with TLIF2080 and a Certificate that lists the VIC Level 1 Train Track Safety Awareness and Metro Trains Melbourne Safety and Environmental Induction.

Course Fees

Unemployed Member: FREE

Employed Member: $202.50

Non Member: $225

Employed members and non-members to pay the associated fees directly with the training provider.

Eligibility for Free Training

To access the Upskilling Services for free, ETU members must be:

  • Financial (includes suspended up to six (6) months)
  • A member for more than three (3) months
  • Unemployed

Proof of unemployment will be required. If you do not provide proof of unemployment within 10 days your registration will be forfeited/rejected. For more information read our Eligibility Policy

Please bring 100 points of identification (including at least one photo ID) on the day.

To work on the V/Line network, the Contractor Induction (available online and free here) must also be completed.

Unique Student Identification (USI) – As of 1st of January 2015, the Australian Government introduced compulsory USI numbers. The USI is a reference number that gives you access to your USI account.  A USI will allow you to see your results from all training providers including all completed units and qualifications. Please ensure that you have obtained your USI and provide it to the training provider. The process takes a couple of minutes, is free and available online at

When you register with us, we will send you a confirmation email with details on how to enrol and pay (if required) with the Training Provider.