TLI27120 Cert II in Rail infrastructure (Track Work)


This is a general qualification for a person engaged in basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Job Roles and titles vary across different sectors based on the group of electives chosen for the course. This default program is for track work. This qualification includes:

Rail Infrastructure – Track Work

Rail Infrastructure – Structures

Rail Infrastructure – Track Surfacing

Rail Infrastructure – Tram or Light Rail


There are no entry requirements for TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail infrastructure – Track Work


The duration for TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail infrastructure is 12 to 18 months but may vary based on:

  • customisation of elective units of competency selected
  • workplace training conditions and availability of employees
  • submission of evidence for RPL or Credit Transfer

Upon completion of this course learners will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and/or skilled work as:

  • Rail Infrastructure – Track Work
  • track worker
  • track installer
  • track maintainer

Pathways from the qualification:

After successfully achieving TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail infrastructure, candidates may develop through the Transport and Logistics pathway to:

  • TLI32115 Cert III in Rail structures
  • TLI32820 Cert III in Rail Yard Coordination
  • TLI32715 Cert III in Track protection

TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail infrastructure course structure requires students to successfully complete twelve (16) units of competency as follows:

  • Six (6) core units of competency
  • Seven (7) elective units of competency from group A (for track work only)
  • Three (3) elective units of competency from group E
Unit Code Unit Title C/E
TLIB0012 Maintain and use hand tools Core
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods Core
TLIE1003 Participate in basic workplace communication Core
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures Core
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies Core
TLIU2008 Apply environmental procedures to rail infrastructure Core
TLIB2085 Apply track fundamentals Elective (A)
TLIB2092 Operate minor mechanical equipment Elective (A)
TLIF0020 Safely access the rail corridor Elective (A)
TLIS2030 Carry out track ballasting Elective (A)
TLIS2031 Install railway sleepers Elective (A)
TLIS2034 Install and repair rail fastening systems Elective (A)
TLIS2044 Carry out rail installation Elective (A)
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Elective
RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform Elective
RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights Elective



YRT understands that training should be tailored to suit individual client’s business objectives. Therefore, YRT can customise the elective units of competency to suit cohort’s specific industry requirements. Customisation may result in changes to the duration required to complete the qualification.


All full YRT full qualifications can be delivered in the following locations:

  • YRT NSW HQ – Banksmeadow
  • YRT WA
  • Your Workplace
  • Connected delivery (online) for eligible qualifications
  • YRT arranged external venue

Face-to-Face workshops conducted in classroom or via remote connected delivery. Plus self-paced learning with access to YRT advance LMS.

YRT delivery structure for all courses includes:

  • Face to Face instruction in a designated quiet area
  • Practical demonstration in their work area as required
  • Mentoring as required
  • Component of self-paced study (as required) and
  • Workplace supervision

Assessment component of this course includes the satisfactory completion of:

  • Sessions’ activities
  • Presentations
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • Project evidence (from workplace or simulated via case studies)

Assessment is conducted at the session to which the training has been conducted allowing the participant to carry out tasks directly related to the unit of competency studied and the supervisor to adequately observe the student in depth during this time period.


Learners are provided with the following:

  • Learner Guides
  • Assessments workbook
  • Access to LMS

Students that successfully complete all 16 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with a certificate for TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure by Yalagan Registered Training.

This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).



Enrolment Fee Nil
Total Course Fee TBC

Fees are not levied for credit transfer applications or transition for superseded qualifications.

YRT reserves the right for potential fees to change during the course of study and will provide advice to students in advance.

Instalments Fees may be paid in 3 equal instalments

All overdue fees are to be paid before a statement of attainment / certificate is issued.



The duration for TLI27120 Certificate II in Rail infrastructure is 12 to 18 months but may vary based on: • customisation of elective units of competency selected • workplace training conditions and availability of employees • submission of evidence for RPL or Credit Transfer