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Rail Signal Test Assistant

Rail Signal Test Assistant Training

The Test Assistant course includes:

  1. Assist in the inspection of location cases – inspecting quality of workmanship and correct components
  2. Assist with the inspection of bonding plans and SAPs compared to actual install.
  3. Assist in the checking and confirmation an installation is complete
  4. Assist with the testing of power supplies
  5. Assist with testing of track circuit function.
  6. Assist with the testing of points mechanisms and associated circuits.
  7. Assist with testing of signal heads, train protection and associated equipment.
  8. Assist with the testing of signal control circuits in location cases, (excluding strap and function tests).
  9. Assist with the testing of wiring: including wire count, null count and continuity (Bell)
  10. Assist with the testing of cables: including continuity, insulation test and polarity

The training is largely hands on using simulated rail signal equipment working with a tester, in a training facility.

Duration: 3 days

This training can also be shortened to a 1 or a 2 day course by selecting parts of the outcomes above.

Price: $990.00

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ARTC – ST144 Electrical (online)

The ARTC–ST144 Signals Safeworking course provides participants with current knowledge of ARTC Signal Safeworking rules,  standards and procedures for work in NSW, SA, VIC and WA. This online course is a restricted to persons who are unable to attend classroom and seek remote trainer support. Students will complete all 5 modules online and seek trainer support.

This ST144 (Online) course is only for personnel who qualify to access the learning remotely.
Note: this mode of learning is not always successful. If you are unsure we recommend you take the classroom learning environment option.

Price: $2,101.00

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ARTC – ST144 Electrical, 4-5 days in class

The ARTC–ST144 Signals Safeworking course provides participants with current knowledge of ARTC Signal Safeworking rules,  standards and procedures for work in NSW, SA, VIC and WA.

ST144 is delivered over 4-5 days of classroom and practical training. Modules 1 + 2 are completed online prior to the start of day 1 training. Students will be issued with a login to access modules 1 and 2. Modules 3, 4 & 5 are delivered in class.

Persons with consider rail signal experience may pass this course in 4 days in class

Persons with limited to no prior signals experience will require 5 days in class

The HRD-ST144 Signals safeworking course is a must for contractors wishing to work on the ARTC network.

Price: $2,472.00

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ARTC – Working in live locations

*NEW* ARTC – Working in Live Locations (WILL) ONLINE – is a mandatory ARTC training course for personnel who need to know ARTC communication protocols and duty of care requirements in order to access live ARTC signalling locations to carry out their work.

The Working safely in live rail signal locations course satisfies Rail Industry Worker competency matrix requirements.

Students can access this module online in their time via our online learning website www.hrdi-onlinelearning.com.au

Duration: allow 1 -2 hours of reading online, and a 10-15 minute quiz.

Access: You can use a I-phone, Android phone /tablet or laptop to access and complete this learning

Price: $260.00

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Microlok

HRD Microlok II training is for signal maintainers wishing to upgrade their skills in computer-based interlocking to build competence in the installation and maintenance of a Microlok II control system.

The course assumes participants have existing competence in signals maintenance.

On successful completion of training and assessment participants receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency UEENEEN114A Maintain computer based interlocking systems.

Price: $0.00

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First aid – Provide first aid

HRD’s Provide First Aid course is for workplaces or members of the public who want to be able to respond to and manage an emergency situation.

The course develops the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, casualty management and incident management until qualified help arrives at the scene.

A Statement of Attainment for HLTAID003 Provide first aid is issued for successfully completing assessment.

Price: $165.00

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Provide CPR (refresher)

The Provide CPR course develops the foundation skills necessary to recognise and then manage a casualty who is unconscious and is not breathing.

A Statement of Attainment for HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation is awarded on successful completion of assessment.

Price: $199.00

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Construction induction – White card

If you work in rail (or are seeking employment in rail), you may need to provide evidence of having successfully completed Construction Industry induction training.

HRD’s Construction Induction (‘White card’) course is tailored to the rail industry, with examples of OHS in a rail context and specific reference made to rail protocols and emergency procedures. There’s also a general construction option for people not from rail.

This course meets the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry.

Do not proceed with purchase until you have contacted HRD.

Price: $180.00

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Construction Induction Red Card Changeover

Are you carrying a worn or tired Red Card? Do you need a Victorian White Card for work? HRD’s Red Card-White Card changeover service solves the problem!

Anyone with an existing Victorian Construction Induction ‘Red Card’ can update to the current ‘White Card’ with Red Card-White Card transfer service.

But you must provide a valid red card number for your application to be successfully processed. If you can’t provide that magic number, you’ll need to contact WorkSafe Victoria.

You’ll find application details on the Red Card Update page.

HRD wants to ensure that your application meets all the WorkSafe requirements. So don’t make your Red Card changeover purchase until you’ve spoken to HRD staff and been given the go-ahead.

Price: $95.00

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LVR – Low Voltage Rescue – for rail

UETTDRRF06B – Perform rescue from a live LV panel

This training covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus, not including rail HV applications, electrical switchboards, overhead lines and underground cables in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for: health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months, and requires a valid CPR certification.

Target audience:

Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in an electrical situation in a workplace.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or qualifications deemed equivalent    (copy must be provided at time of enrolment)

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Course duration:

  • Online learning – 1 hour
  • Full course: 3 hours face-to-face training
  • Refresher course: 2 hours face-to-face training

Pre-course study options:

All students must complete the online learning reading and pass a short quiz.

Assessments:

This training has two components: (1) the online learning (theory) quiz and (2) the practical demonstration.

Price: $200.00

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Replace Student Certificate (reprint)

Have you misplaced a certificate issued to you from HRD and want a replacement?

HRD can issue you a reprinted certificate with the same code and date as the original.

A Certificate includes:

  • a qualification award (E.g. Cert III, IV, Diploma) or testamur (a list of units included in the qualification),
  • a Statement of Attainment (E.g. UEENEEN104 Test Cables), or
  • a non-accredited course certificate (E.g. ST144)

You must supply:

A) Correct Name Spelling (as per your Medicare card), B) date this was issued, and C) the correct course title

Price: $44.00

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Cert III in Mech Rail Signal – Stage 4, 5, 6

The Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling is delivered in 7 stages.

Payment Instructions

  1. Use this product to pay for one of Stage 4 or Stage 5 or Stage 6.
  2. Make sure you have the date confirmed in which you are attending
  3. State which stage you are paying (4, 5 or 6).
  4. The fee will be the fee quoted (inc GST) + a 2.6% Credit card surcharge.

Note – Only select this product if you are currently enrolled.

Price: $1,231.20

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Cert III in Mech Rail Signal – Stage 2

The Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling is delivered in 7 stages.

Payment Instructions – Stage 2 Points Fitter

  1. Use this product to pay for Stage 2 (only) – Points Fitter.
  2. Make sure you have the date confirmed in which you are attending
  3. The fee will be the fee quoted (inc GST) + a 2.6% Credit card surcharge.

Note – Only select this product if you are currently enrolled.

Price: $1,846.80

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Cert III in Mech Rail Signal – Stage 3

The Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling is delivered in 7 stages.

Payment Instructions – Stage 3

  1. Use this product to pay for Stage 3 – Service Mechanical Equipment.
  2. Make sure you have the date confirmed in which you are attending
  3. The fee will be the fee quoted (inc GST) + a 2.6% Credit card surcharge.

Note – Only select this product if you are currently enrolled.

Price: $2,257.20

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Stage 1 – Rail Labourer Core Units

The Certificate III in Mechanical Rail Signalling is delivered in 7 stages. This product is Stage 1.

Payment Instructions – Stage 1 Rail Labourer Core Units

  1. Use this product to pay for Stage 1 – Rail Labourer Core units.
  2. This will include an online login to attempt the online learning.
  3. After this payment HRD Admin will send you a new login + password for the online learning website
    [site is www.hrdi-onlinelearning.com.au]
  4. Make sure you have the date confirmed in which you are attending the Stage 1 practical assessment
  5. The total fee will be the fee quoted (inc GST) + a 2.6% Credit card surcharge.

Note – Only select this product if you are currently enrolled.

Price: $282.15

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HRD Short Course – Std fee

The HRD Short Course is typically a 4-8 hour event where the trainee is attending HRD to:

  1. catch up on a course/module you missed
  2. study, summarise or review the topic previously learned
  3. refresher training of an existing skill.
  4. resit an assessment (theory or practical)

Payment Instructions – Short Course

  1. Use this product to pay for a short course, generally 4-8 hours.
  2. Make sure you have the date confirmed in which you are attending
  3. Ensure you state on this payment the module/course you are paying for.
  4. The fee will be the fee quoted (inc GST) + a 2.6% Credit card surcharge.

Note 1 – only select this product if you are currently enrolled.
Note 2 – the fee does not include the hire of a training facility

Price: $461.70

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LVR – Low Voltage Rescue for electricians

UETTDRRF06B – Perform rescue from a live LV panel

This training covers the performance of rescue procedures from live Low Voltage (LV) apparatus for: electrical switchboards, overhead lines and underground cables in the work place. It specifies the mandatory requirements of rescue from a live LV panel and how they apply in the context of transmission, distribution or rail work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for: health, safety and risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

Industry standards for refresher training vary from state to state. Most states recommend refresher training for this unit every 12 months, and requires a valid CPR certification.

Target audience:

Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in an electrical situation in a workplace.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or qualifications deemed equivalent    (copy must be provided at time of enrolment)

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • UETTDRRF06B Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Course duration:

  • Online learning – 30-60 minutes
  • Full course: 3 hours face-to-face training
  • Refresher course: 2 hours face-to-face training

Pre-course study options:

All students must complete the online learning reading and pass a short quiz.

Assessments:

This training has two components:

a) the online learning (theory) quiz and
b) the practical demonstration.

Price: $200.00

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Cert IV Student part payment

The Cert IV Student part payment allows enrolled students to pay for their Cert IV training progressively.

Only use this option with instructions from HRD Accounts

Price: $3,849.00

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ARTC – ST144 Mechanical (online)

The ARTC–ST144 Mechanical Signals Safeworking course provides participants with current knowledge of ARTC Signal Safeworking rules,  standards and procedures for work in NSW, SA, VIC and WA. This online course is a restricted to persons who are unable to attend classroom and seek remote trainer support. Students will complete all 5 modules online and seek trainer support.

This ST144 Mechanical (Online) course is only for personnel who qualify to access the learning remotely.
Note: this mode of learning is not always successful. If you are unsure we recommend you take the classroom learning environment option.

Price: $1,462.00

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SMT Training Certificate

HRD has received a number of requests where individuals are required to submit as part of their (RIW) SoC application … for the role of SMT/Signal Electrician. SoC Assessors are now asking for proof of attending signal equipment training.

At the time of graduation HRD students were issued with either:

  • 21730VIC Rail & Tram Signal System training (2004- 2012) or
  • UEE41211 Cert IV in Electrical Rail Signal training (2012-2019).

Students who have attended the Cert IV rail signalling training can now request a SMT training certificate. This certificate will show all the equipment types which was included throughout the two year period.

The fee allows for HRD Admin staff to reopen the applicant’s training history and results, then verify the types of equipment available at the date of training. HRD Admin will print a certificate matching the correct equipment types.

Please allow 3-4 days to compile the information.

Price: $85.00

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