Track Vehicle Operator (TVO)

Course Code

Track Vehicle Operator (TVO)

Course Description

The Track Vehicle Operator (TVO) training course nationally accredited with a Statement of Attainment issued on completion from TLI Transport and Logistics training packages.

The TVO course content includes, but not limited to:

  • Learn about the Rail NSW Rail Networks
  • Role of Protection Officer 1 Revision
  • Communicating in the Rail Networks
  • Recognising Signals
  • Working with (responding to) Fixed Signals
  • Trackside Signs and Indicators
  • Using Work on Track Authorities
  • Transferring Track Vehicles
  • Operate a track vehicle outside the limits of a protected worksite
  • Obtain a Track Occupancy Authority for the purpose of driving  a track vehicle
Cost Price on Application (POA)
Duration 4 days.
Time 7:30am start.

Please contact our office for the next course details on: 9708 5980 or email:

Pre-requisite Requirements

    Minimum Protection Officer Level 1 (PO1), holding the following units of competence:

  • TLIF2081 Perform lookout duties
  • TLIF3083 Conduct track protection assessment
  • TLIL3082 Implement absolute signal blocking (CBS)
  • TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIW2037 Clip and secure points
  • TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices
  • Minimum Protection Officer Level 1 (PO1)
  • Category 1 Medical
  • 100 points of ID on the day
Age Requirements Persons over the age of 18 years old.
Dress Requirements Plain casual clothing (no thongs or singlets)
Location Sydney:
  • SCCRT Training Centre, Level 1, Unit 7/4 Brunker Road, Chullora 2190
9708 5980
Parking All day parking is available around the building complex.
Payment Payment can be made on the day by Eftpos.


  • Exercises and written assessments will be carried out during and on the final day of the 4-day training.

On Job Work book:

  • On completion of the theory component you will be issued an “On Job Work Book”. This covers all practical aspects related to the TVO role and provides evidence of your training.
  • The book needs to be ‘signed off ‘by an already qualified Track Vehicle Operator  (with evidence of this persons competence provided).

Final Assessment:

  • A final ‘One on One’ assessment will be carried out with a qualified trainer/assessor determining your knowledge gained from both theory and practical training.

Note: To operate within the Transport for NSW (TfNSW) Network, the final assessment must be conducted by a tfNSW trainer/assessor.

SCCRT, on your behalf, can propose to carry out this final assessment with one of our suitably qualified trainer/assessors, however, it will be at the sole discretion of TfNSW to allow this to occur.


Upon successful completion of the ‘On Job Workbook’ and ‘One on One’ competency assessment you will receive a Statement of Attainment recognising completion of the following units:

  • TLIC2081 Pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits.
  • TLIC0083 Access rail track to travel track vehicle under proceed authority (TVO)
  • TLIC2054 Access rail track to run vehicle within defined worksite
  • TLIC2078 Identify and respond to signals and trackside signs
Enrolment Please call reception on 9708 5980 or email
or click on the online Enrolment links below:
Individual Enrolment
Company Enrolment.