TLI42422 Certificate IV in Rail Safety Management

This qualification is intended for those involved in managing safety within the rail sector. It requires a wide range of skills in ensuring rail safety.

Course Information

This training is for rail safety managers, operations managers, work group supervisors, and all those with a role in the management of safety within rail operations and rail infrastructure.

The program consists of two 5-day classroom training blocks spread over approximately three months, with workplace projects completed between sessions.

A one day wrap up workshop where participants present their projects and finalise assessments will be conducted approximately 2 weeks after the second training block. Exact timings to be confirmed.


An overview of this course

  • Comprehensive review of Rail Safety and Safety legislation and obligations for organisations
  • In depth understanding of the principles of a Safety Management System and guidance on developing and maintaining the system
  • Communication and leadership skills for engaging stakeholders to develop, input, review and roll out the safety management system
  • Rail safety and safety investigation and reporting obligations
  • Risk management strategies for addressing both high level business risks and worksite risks
  • Fit for work obligations including fatigue, rail safety worker competence and alcohol and other drugs
  • Change Management


The course will take place at the Railtrain’s facilities and is also available to be delivered on client worksites. The following topics will be covered:

  • BSBOPS403 Apply Business Risk Management Processes
  • TLIE4030 Prepare Rail Safety Reports
  • TLIF0043 Implement Fitness for Work Procedures
  • TLIF0048 Manage Rail Safety Compliance
  • TLIF0054 Respond to Notifiable Rail Safety Occurrences
  • TLIL0027 Ensure Competency of Rail Safety Workers
  • TLIG0002 Lead a Work Team
  • TLIF4104 Manage Change in the Rail Safety Environment
  • TLIF3003 Implement and Monitor Work Health and Safety Procedures
  • BSBWHS415 Contribute to Implementing WHS Management Systems

A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in the unit Cert IV Rail Safety Management TLI42422 is given to all participants who successfully complete the theory and practical assessments.

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Contact us on (08) 9470 4999 or to discuss your needs, potential delivery options. Railtrain is a national Registered Training Organisation that delivers training services exclusively for the rail industry.

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