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Training Packages progress accelerates

PUBLICATIONS | 15 Sep 2015

Training Packages progress accelerates

Training Package progress accelerates

The first week of September has been very significant with a number of milestone achievements for industry stakeholders and the TLISC Training Package team. We’ve seen the endorsement of two Training Packages, the AVI Aviation Training Package and the MAR Maritime Training Package along with the submission of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package for endorsement.

MAR Maritime Training Package Release 3.0 – Endorsement

The MAR Maritime Training Package Release 3.0 was endorsed on 1 September 2015. Release 3.0 includes 5 Qualifications and 20 Units of Competency.

Further information can be found on the TLISC website.

AVI Aviation Training Package Release 1.0 – Endorsement

The AVI Aviation Training Package Release 1.0 was endorsed on 1 September 2015. Release 1.0 includes 1 Qualification, 12 Units of Competency and 2 Skill Sets.

Further information can be found on the TLISC website.

TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package Release 1.0 – Submission:

The TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package Release 1.0 was submitted for endorsement to the Department of Education and Training on the 1st September 2015. The Case for Endorsement includes 37 qualifications, 63 skill sets and 439 units of competency and which have been aligned to the Standards for Training Packages.

The materials can be found on the TLISC website.

While the two Training Package endorsements and the submission of TLI were significant, there is still more to be done to get all of our Training Packages transitioned to the Standards for Training Packages. It’s pleasing to say that we remain on track to complete all transition and review work across our three Training Packages by November. The industry led improvements to our Training Package products will provide enhanced opportunities to meet the current and future skills demands of workplaces across the Supply Chain in the Aviation, Maritime, Rail, Road Transport, Warehousing, Logistics and Ports sectors.


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Rail Training Package Update

PUBLICATIONS | 20 Nov 2014

Rail Update

The end of the year is fast approaching and as many Rail projects begin to wrap up for 2014, planning has already started for project in 2015. TLISC has scheduled five rail sector steering committee meetings for the first half of 2015. These meetings will continue the industry consultation and validation of Training Package components as part of the transition to the Standards for Training Packages which must be completed by 31 December 2015.

All Training Packages are required to comply with New Standards for Training Packages which were endorsed by the Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (SCOTESE) on 16 November 2012.  These new standards change the format of Training Packages to better meet the needs of the various groups who use them.

The 2015 Rail steering committees are scheduled as follows:

19 Feb 2015 Train Driver Steering Committee
4 March 2015 Rail Control Steering Committee
17 March 2015 Rail Operations Steering Committee
16 April 2015 Rail Infrastructure Steering Committee
7 May 2015 Track Protection Steering Committee

 

If you have any questions or inquiries about this project or would like to be involved in the consultation process please contact Ron Horne: ron.horne@tlisc.org.au. You can also follow the project on our project webpage: http://tlisc.org.au/training-packages/rail-training/

To keep up-to-date with changes to rail sector qualifications, Skill Sets and units of competency, please make sure you have completed the ‘Register Your Interest’ via the bottom of the Rail Training Package webpage: http://tlisc.org.au/training-packages/rail-training/


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Rail Training Package Update

PUBLICATIONS | 21 Oct 2014

Rail Update

TLISC held the final Rail Advisory Committee meeting for 2014 on Thursday 9 October. The committee discussed the Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) projects completed to date as well as providing direction for CIP activities in 2015.

The committee advised that during 2015 the CIP should on furthering workforce development and technology in the rail sector. The members discussed the ongoing shortage of frontline team leaders who have both technical knowledge as well as leadership capabilities. They also stressed the importance of having workplace mentors and on-going professional development in addition to formal qualifications to build and enhance workplace capability.

The group also discussed the demand for highly capable rail trainer and assessors within the sector, which is experiencing shortfalls of highly skilled and capable workers.

For further information on the Rail Advisory Committee meeting or any questions relating to Rail within the TLI Training Package, please contact Ron Horne on ron.horne@tlisc.org.au or 03 9604 7232.


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Rail Training Package Update

PUBLICATIONS | 23 Sep 2014

Rail Update

TLISC and the Rail Train Driving Technical Advisory Group have recently reviewed the unit of competency TLIF4111A Work effectively in a train-driving environment. This revision work has seen the inclusion of Situational Awareness into the unit and therefore into the Certificate IV in Train Driving qualification.

A factor in performance and safety is situational awareness, that is, being aware of what is happening around you in terms of where you are, where you are supposed to be, and whether anyone or anything around you is a threat to your health and safety. With TLIF4111A Work effectively in a train-driving environment being a core competency, this revision work ensures that Situational Awareness is effectively covered in the Certificate IV in Train Driving.

Everyone has a mobile phone in their pocket today, so we are aware of the benefits of new technologies and these benefits are widespread throughout the rail industry.   It wasn’t that long ago that the facsimile machine was seen as the break through within the rail workplace. However, there is also the potential for technologies to have unforeseen negative consequences.   We rely on technology and we trust it to be right!   But is it?

The rail industry in recent time has embraced a broad range of new technologies. With this increased new technology there needs to be an understanding of how they may also be a contributing factor to workplace incidents.


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Rail Careers Week – recap

PUBLICATIONS | 23 Sep 2014

Rail Careers Week

Organisations from around Australia have held various events and activities to highlight the diverse careers of Australia’s rail industry. The Rail Industry has a network of career opportunities for people of all ages and experiences

The Rail Careers website features up to date information including “Real Career stories” about the opportunities available to school leavers, career changers and anyone who is curious about the industry. Customer Service, Infrastructure and Operations all include roles aligned to the Transport and Logistics training package. Other featured areas include Asset Management, Corporate Specialists, Manufacturing and maintenance

The website is an initiative of the Australasian Rail Association.

Vikki Stewart Workforce Development Manager ARA at the launch of rail week said –

Rail is a strong and diverse industry with a prosperous future, it employs more than 110,000 people in more than 180 organisations located all across Australia and New Zealand. The industry provides a wide range of employers comprising private and public operators, passenger operators, freight operators, track owners and managers, manufacturers and suppliers operating in urban, regional, and rural areas of Australia.


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Rail Training Package Update

PUBLICATIONS | 19 Aug 2014

Rail Update

Scheduling and Rostering Project

The draft Certificate in Scheduling and Rostering is now available on the scheduling and rostering project page and comments can be provided by 29 August 2014.   This qualification was developed to address the skills needs within the transportation sector for a scheduling/rostering qualification.

Rail Train Driving Project

The rail train driving Technical Advisory Group (TAG) met in late July to further review TLIF4111A Work effectively in a train-driving environment. The group reviewed the unit of competency to ensure that it reflected sector requirements and quality. Members of the TAG discussed the important role train drivers perform in the rail industry as highly skilled operators, who are required to have outstanding situational awareness to ensure workplace risks are mitigated. The draft unit of competency can be found on the rail train driving project page by 1 September 2014.

For more Information, feedback or comments on any Rail project please contact Ron Horne ron.horne@tlisc.org.au.


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Rail Training Package Update

PUBLICATIONS | 28 Jul 2014

Rail Update

The Rail training package is on track with various project Steering Committees taking place throughout July 2014.

The Scheduling and Rostering project held a Steering Committee on 15 July to develop a Certificate in Scheduling, which will be a cross sector qualification.

A draft of qualification will be available for review and comment on the TLISC website within the next two weeks.

The TLI Rail TAG met on 17 July to review TLIF4111A Work effectively in a train-driving environment as well as to examine the Rail Terminal Operator qualifications and units of competency and develop pathways utilising existing TLI units of competency.

Further information on these projects can be found here.


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Rail track maintenance brought into Training Age

PUBLICATIONS | 12 Jul 2012


Maintaining 3770 kilometres of passenger and freight rail lines to move almost 15 million passengers across Victoria each year is a complex and highly specialised operation…

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