Track Machine Operator (TMO) Road/Rail Vehicles

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

Course Code

Course Description

Nationally accredited training with a Statement of Attainment issued from TLI21315 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
Protection requirements in an emergency situation
Communication protocols
Speeds and travelling procedures


  $550 per person (incl of GST)

NB: $950 (incl GST) per person if the Core Units for Rail Infrastructure Certificate II are required.

See below for further details as this is a mandatory requirement for ARTC/CRN Network.


1 day for TMO.
2-3 days for TMO plus Rail Infrastructure Certificate II
Mandatory Units depending on experience.


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


This course is conducted every Wednesday.


  Current RIW Card
  Cat 1 Medical
  Current Driver/Operator licence for the type of machinery that will be operated on the tracks

Age Requirements

Persons over the age of 18 years old.

Dress Requirements

Full PPE required: Lace up 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 first 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
•   TLIC2059 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.


Consists of a half day theory course costing $350 before card expiry date with a current medical.

NB: Card expiry is 5 years. Please contact us for further details.


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