Metro Academy

TTSA face to face renewal

This course is the competency refresher to enable Rail Safety Workers (RSWs) to safely work in the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) Metropolitan Rail Network.

This course is for RSWs seeking to work in the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network that have:

  • completed the Metro approved Train Track Safety Awareness course and let the competency expire by greater than six months and/or
  • attained competency from a non-approved MTM training provider and not approved to work on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network and/or
  • requested additional learning support.

This course is not suitable if:

  • competency is current or expired by less than six months, or;
  • it was attained from an approved MTM training provider, or;
  • additional learning assistance is not requested.
    The TTSA online renewal is required if the above applies.

Course details

Credential awarded on completion

Certificate of Completion (CoC)

Course objectives

This course will refresh RSWs knowledge and skills to:

  • access the danger zone
  • access the rail corridor
  • respond appropriately in an emergency.
Assessment methods
  • Knowledge
Metro Academy prerequisites

Participant MUST be 18+ years of age
Participant MUST comply with Local COVID Safe Plans
Participant MUST have completed the following unit of competency:

TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor*

* (Units of competency considered equivalent on are also accepted)

Prerequisite verification
  • Approved photo ID MUST be sighted on day of attendance.
  • Metro Academy will verify prerequisites against Rail Industry Worker (RIW) database.
  • To prevent delay, participant’s ‘The Platform’ profile MUST contain current email address, contact number, RIW number and date of birth.
  • Verifications will be completed by Metro Academy normally within two (2) business days of receipt of information*.
  • * Participant is unable to commence training until verifications have been completed
Course completion

Participants who successfully complete all requirements of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion (CoC).
CoC will be available in The Platform normally within two (2) business days of course completion.
This competency is accepted on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network and is valid for 24 months. This competency MUST be renewed before expiration.


Metro Academy will upload the RSWs certificate to the RIW database.
To prevent delay, RSWs The Platform profile MUST contain current email address, contact number, RIW number and date of birth and the RIW card must also be valid.
Uploads will be completed by Metro Academy, normally within two (2) business days of CoC being issued.

New Student Bookings Existing Student Bookings

Cost: $300 (GST inclusive)
Duration: Half Day
Delivery mode: Face to face
Venue: Metro Academy
42–50 Bakehouse Road, Kensington, VIC 3031

Railway Academy. Newport, Shea St, Newport, VIC, 3015

Proof of identity requirements

Participants are required to produce a valid Identification document (ID) on the day of training.

One of the following is considered a valid ID document, the document must contain a photo of the participant and be current.

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Driver’s Learners Permit
  • Boat Operator’s Licence
  • Victorian Firearm Licence
  • Licence to Perform High Risk Work
  • Consumer Affairs Victoria Proof of Age card
  • Other Australian Government issued ID card
  • State, Territory or Federal Government Employee ID
  • Keypass ID card or Tertiary Education Photo ID card
Personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements

RSWs MUST bring the following items on the day of training:

  • Steel capped, lace up boots with ankle support
  • Orange Hi-Vis vest
  • Full length trousers
  • Eye protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Hard hat

Participants cannot commence training without PPE

Information & bookings

The Platform
03 9610 3701

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