MTM - Safely Working in the Rail Corridor (SWIRC) (91006)

Competency requirements

  • Applicant's name must be shown on the document.
  • Applicant's names on the document must match names in RIW (However, shortened first names such as 'Chris' for 'Christopher' are accepted.)
  • Safely Working in the Rail Corridor (SWIRC) Certificate of completion.
  • Only Metro Academy is approved to deliver the SWIRC course.
  • Black and white or colour can be accepted.

A statement of attainment for TLIF2080 is also accepted under this competency for certificates issued prior to 1/09/2019. The certificate must state the unit code TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor
  • The TLIF2080 unit (from before 01/09/2019) can be used to exempt a worker from the SWIRC requirement.
  • Cards issued prior to 01/09/2019 are also accepted in lieu of a statement of attainment. Must show TLIF2080 unit. Previous equivalent unit codes accepted.
  • Updated 07/08/2020 – acceptance of cards showing unit TLIF2080 and Metro Track Protection cards
  • Connex issued card as shown in the acceptable examples below
  • “Skilled Cards” are also accepted. Must contain Train Track Safety Awareness – Level 1 with an issue date prior to 01/09/2019.
  • John Holland Rail Track Safety Awareness Card is accepted with an issue date prior to 01/09/2019.
  • Metro Track Protection Cards are also accepted if they show any of the below roles:
    • Train Track Safety Awareness
    • Lookout
    • Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.1
    • Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.2
    • Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.3

NOTE: Both sides of the Metro Track Protection Card must be uploaded. Award date = date of upload. The expiry date for any of the above job roles MUST be prior to 01/09/2021.

Upload requirements

  • Date of completion shown on the certificate must be entered as the issue date within RIW.
  • No expiry.
Accepted evidence
Not accepted evidence
  • No example provided.
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