TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor

Train TracksWould you like to work on the Railway? Then you need this course.

Competency Australia runs TLIF2080 - Safely Access the Rail Corridor at our Broadmeadow (Newcastle) training centre.   We also offer training for groups in other locations.  Please contact us for more information.

There are many names for rail safety induction - Rail Industry Safety Induction (RISI), Track Safety Awareness, One Track, National Rail Safety Induction. Each rail operator has specific requirements for the induction required before working on their railway.  The training provided by Competency Australia a national unit of competency accepted in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. 

We are an approved training provider (ATP) for Transport for New South Wales, and offer the Transport for New South Wales approved training package for work in the Sydney Trains and NSW Trains networks.  This course was previously referred to as the RISI. 

We also offer this unit contextualised for the ARTC network and approved by ARTC. 


This unit provides you with the knowledge and skills to safely access and navigate the rail corridor.

TLIF2080 is a full day course, which includes written and practical assessment.


The cost of the course is $250.  This includes:

  • Workbook

  • Training Materials

  • Statement of attainment (upon successful completion)

For TfNSW courses, an additional fee of $30 per person is charged. 

What Will I Learn?

You will :

  • Understand Railway terminology

  • Understand and follow relevant policies, procedures and protocols

  • Communicate effectively within the railway context

  • Recognise hazards and take appropriate action

  • Conduct a situational awareness assessment

  • Use PPE conforming to required standards.

Who Should Attend?

This course should be attended by all those who wish to enter the rail corridor within Australia. 

Additional Requirements

There are additional requirements for entering the rail corridor, including completion of a health assessment and obtaining a Rail Industry Worker (RIW) card.  These vary depending on the role you will be undertaking – please discuss with us if you are unsure.  For details on the RIW card or to find a medical provider, please go to

Please contact us for more information.


Information Booklet

Learner Handbook