Metro Academy

Unrestricted Track Force Protection Coordinator Inner Suburban renewal

Description
This course is the competency refresher for Track Force Protection Coordinator (TFPC) to fulfil the role of a Unrestricted TFPC in the Inner Suburban area of the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) Metropolitan Rail Network.

Audience
TFPCs who are working in the inner suburban area (TFPC 3.1, TFPC 3.2, TFPC 3.3)
This course is NOT SUITABLE* if the TFPC does:

  • Not hold the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban competency
  • Hold the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban competency and HAVE NOT submitted a Rail Safety Worksite Hazard Assessments (RSWHA) of working in the Inner Suburban area at least once every 12 months with a total of three (3) within the previous 24 months in the Work on Track App (WOTA).
  • *If the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban renewal is purchased and the TFPC cannot provide evidence of currency, refunds will not be issued.
    The Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban course is required if the above applies.
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Course details

Credential awarded on completion

Certificate of Completion

Course objectives
  • This course will refresh the knowledge required to perform the TFPC job role in the inner suburban area of the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network.
  • Collect evidence of currency in the Inner Suburban area
Assessment methods
  • Knowledge
  • Validation of evidence of currency of student completing 3 shifts in the Inner Suburban area in the previous 24 months.
Metro Academy prerequisites
  • Participants must be 18+ years of age.
  • Participant must have completed the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban competency.
  • Participant MUST have a current Rail Industry Worker (RIW) card / MTM Track Protection card.
Prerequisite verification

Not applicable

Course completion

Participants who successfully complete all requirements of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion (CoC).
The CoC will normally be available in The Platform within two (2) business days.
This competency is accepted on the MTM Metropolitan Rail Network and is valid for 24 months. This competency MUST be renewed before expiration.
If the TFPC does not pass the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban assessment within two attempts, or/and submit the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban Evidence of Shifts by providing evidence of currency of working in the Inner Suburban area.
The TFPC will no longer hold the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban competency and will be unable to work in the Inner Suburban Area.
The TFPC will be scheduled to attend the Unrestricted TFPC Inner Suburban course face-to-face at the next available date.

RIW CERTIFICATE UPLOADS

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

New Student Bookings Existing Student Bookings

Cost: $345 (GST inclusive)
Duration: One hour
Delivery mode: Online
Venue: Not applicable

Proof of identity requirements

Not required

Personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements

Not required

Information & bookings

The Platform
metroacademy@metrotrains.com.au
03 9610 3701

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