Road Rail Plant Operator/
Track Machine Operator (TMO)

(SCRT provides a suitable manual vehicle or you can bring your own for this training)

Course Code

Road Rail Plant Operator/Track Machine Operator (TMO)

Course Description

Nationally accredited training with a Statement of Attainment issued from TLI27121 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure from the Transport and Logistics training package.

This course is designed to teach operators of:

•   track machines (hi-rail plant)
  road/rail vehicles (4 wheel drives, trucks)
  light on track equipment, less than 10t that may lifted from the track mechanically (clipping machines, motorised track jacks)

The requirements, rules and procedures applicable when performing tasks during a Work On Track Authority (Local Possession Authority, Track Work Authority, Track Occupancy Authority).

Course discussion includes, but not limited to:

Network Rules and Procedures applicable to track machine working
Worksite protection encounters
Access to and from site including on/off-tracking
Protection requirements in an emergency situation
Communication protocols
Speeds and travelling procedures


$550.00 per person (incl of GST)


One (1) day


7:15am start to approx. 4:00pm


This course is conducted every Wednesday.


  Current RIW Card including proof of completion of TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor
  Category 1 Medical
  Current Drivers License
  Operator's License, including Statement of Attainment and current Verification of Competency (within the last 2 years) - if applicable to the type of machinery that will be operated on the Network.

Age Requirements

Persons over the age of 18 years old.

Dress Requirements

Full rail PPE required.
Steel cap, lace boots, long clothing, hi-visibility orange vest, hard hat and safety glasses.


  SCRT Training Centre, Unit 2/4 Brunker Road, Chullora 2190

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


Free, all day parking is available around the building complex.


Payment can be made on the day of training by Eftpos, cash (exact amount) or direct deposit.


  Theory Assessment
  Practical Assessment

The Practical Assessment, at nearby sidings, will require participants to demonstrate how to:

  carry out a pre-start inspection of a hi-rail vehicle
  safely on/off track a hi-rail vehicle
  competently control a hi-rail vehicle


Upon successful completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment recognising completion of:

•   TLIC3045 Operate road/rail vehicle
•   TLIC2054 Access rail track to run track vehicle within a defined worksite
•   TLIC0010 Propel and operate light on-track equipment AND/OR
•   TLIC2058 Travel medium or heavy self-propelled on-track equipment

NB: Participants must hold the appropriate level of driver's license/operator's competency applicable to the machine in which they are assessed.


Recertification period: Five (5) years.
Cost: $350.00 incl GST


Please call reception on 9708 5980 or email or click on the online Enrolment buttons below: