Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver TLIL3083, 'Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Prepare for track work authority


Worksite protection plan is sourced and TWA terms are read and clarified as required


Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented


Network Control Officer is notified of the intention to use a TWA


Protection officer worksite protection responsibilities are identified from worksite protection plan


Issue a track work authority


Permission to issue a TWA is requested from Network Control Officer


Permission to use a TWA is documented in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager requirements


Equipment required for TWA protection is identified and checked for functional condition


Protection is placed in accordance with worksite protection plan


Work group supervisor is advised that protection is in place


Manage rail traffic


Vigilance is maintained and protection officer is alerted to approaching rail traffic in accordance with workplace rules and procedures


Arrangements are made for equipment to be removed from the danger zone


Work group is instructed to move to a safe place prior to passage of rail traffic


Safety of track for passage of rail traffic is confirmed with work group supervisor


Instructions are issued to rail traffic in accordance with workplace procedures


Worksite protection is implemented prior to work groups entering the track worksite in accordance with workplace rules and procedures


Protection, placement and equipment is continually monitored for effectiveness in accordance with safety assessment


Fulfil a track work authority


Communication is conducted with work group supervisor to confirm that work activity is complete and track is safe


Network Control Officer is advised that the TWA has been fulfilled


Fulfilment of TWA is documented in accordance with Rail Infrastructure Manager and/or organisational requirements


Manage unsafe situations or emergencies


Unsafe situations and/or emergencies are identified


Work group is instructed to move to a safe place


Appropriate action is taken to minimise risk and/or injury in accordance with workplace procedures


Emergencies and/or incidents are recorded and reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures