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 7:15am to 4:00pm. (Approximately)

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 (CSB)
  • TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIW2037 Clip and secure points
  • TLIF2097 Use audible track warning devices
  • TLIF3083 Conduct Track Protect Assessment
  • 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 (enclosed shoes, no thongs or singlets)
Location Sydney
  • SCCRT Training Centre, Unit 2/4 Brunker Road, Chullora 2190
Client's Premises
  • On request we can train on client's premises.

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

Parking All day parking is available around the building complex.
Payment Payment can be made on the day by Eftpos, cash (exact amount) or direct deposit.


  • 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 "infield" 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.


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.