Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure

HRD rail infrastructure training

Quick Course Info


Participants in the HRD Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure program must be:

  1. employed in a rail track work construction or maintenance role
  2. have completed the TLI21315 Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure OR demonstrate equivalent industry experience.


The Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure is typically completed in 3-18 months through on-the-job experience and workplace-based assessment.


Assessment will typically be a workplace demonstration of skills on at least one occasion. Knowledge may require a written test.

Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure

The TLI32515 Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure is for track maintenance and construction workers in a supervisory role.

Persons who may benefit from this qualification include a senior installer/maintainer or a ganger supervising track installation, or track maintenance crews.

This course offering is assessment only by RPL or by workplace practical assessment to existing workers. Training is not provided.

The Certificate III qualification is suitable for someone already in a role that demands leadership, coordination and problem-solving skills, or someone in a trackwork or other infrastructure role who is anticipating stepping up to the next level.

HRD Integrated Services make a range of elective combinations available to suit your role or to meet workplace needs.

There are entry requirements for the Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure: a person must hold the Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure (Track work) or be able to demonstrate that they have equivalent industry experience.

You can view a sample Certificate III Rail Infrastructure offered by HRD.

For detailed information about this qualification, visit training.gov.au .


Recognition of Prior Learning is available. Evidence portfolio must be supported by a practical demonstration of knowledge and skills.


The Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure is a nationally recognised qualification. Individual units will be recognised with a Statement of Attainment.


Because learners must already be employed in a rail signalling role, it’s expected that your employer will meet all course costs. Subsidised training is not available.