Protection Officer (PO) Level 1
Provided for Transport for NSW and ARTC Networks
The Protection Officer courses are competency based beginning with Protection Officer Level 1, progressing to Protection Officer Level 4, should you choose to do so.
The PO1 course is designed to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to protect worksites for ARTC and TfNSW networks.
Protection Officer Level 1 includes but not limited to:
Duties and role responsibilities of a Protection Officer
A Protection Officer (PO) is a person who is qualified to implement varying levels of safeworking worksite protection for activities being undertaken in the rail corridor by rail industry workers on TfNSW, ARTC and John Holland (CRN) Networks.
A PO’s role entails levels of responsibility and accountability. Safeworking categorises and records the roles and responsibilities of rail safety workers that are competent to undertakes the safe management of rail traffic, ensuring the safe separation is maintained between workers and machinery, preventing workers from being struck by rail trafﬁc whilst undertaking their duties. To achieve this, a PO must;
Note: Protection Ofﬂcers who are involved in serious non-compliance/safeworking incidents can lose their PO qualiﬁcations.
PO1 - $400 per person stand alone or
PO1 and 2 combined - $700 per person (package deal)
Final Assessment - $400 (PO 1 & 2) for ARTC.
Prices may vary due to the location and participants industry experience.
PO 1 : 2 consecutive days: Theory
PO 2 : 2 additional days (Total 4 days: see PO2 course for details)
On Job Workbook: Up to 6 months to complete
Final assessment: 1 Day
|Time||7:30am to 4:00pm. (Approximately)|
|When||Please contact our office for next course dates and availability 02 9708 5980 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Age Requirements||Persons over the age of 18 years old.|
|Dress Requirements||Plain and casual dress, enclosed shoes. (no singlets or thongs)|
NB: Courses delivered at client's premises require minimum numbers or a group booking of 6-10 persons. Please contact us for further details: 9708 5980 or email email@example.com.
|Parking||All day parking is available around the building complex.|
|Payment||Payment can be made on the day by Eftpos.|
Participants will be required to pass theory and practical assessments to achieve competency.
After passing the theory assessments, you will be issued with an ‘On Job Workbook‘ which covers the practical requirements of PO 1 duties and provides evidence of your training.
You have 6 months to complete the ‘On Job Workbook’ (see below).
When complete, a final assessment needs to be undertaken (by TfNSW assessor or SCCRT assessor for ARTC) to determine competence.
'On Job Workbook' Training
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Your ‘On Job Workbook‘ covers the practical requirements associated with Protection Officer 1 duties.
To assist you with completing the On Job Workbook Multi Civil & Rail may provide you with an On-Site Practical Training opportunity signed off by a qualified PO to prepare you for your final assessment.
Note: you will not be paid or charged by MCR for this training. However, you will gain valuable industry 'on job' learning and mentoring from experienced safeworking coaches/mentors and subject matter experts, which may lead to future employment with MCR.
On completion of the initial course, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.
|Enrolment||Please call reception on 9708 5980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or click on the online Enrolment links below: