Certificate of Currency.MTM - Handsignaller (46507)

From 1 January 2023, this competency must be awarded to the Rail Industry Worker profile using one of the following methods :

  • Directly awarded by the RTO who delivered the training, or
  • Added by a company if the certificate has back-to-source verification, such as a QR code. Please check the accepted evidence below for an example.

If the competency does not meet these requirements, you can refer to how Network-based competencies are managed in the RIW System for more information.

Competency requirements

  • Applicant's name must be shown on the document
  • Applicant's name on the document to match applicants name in RIW (However, shortened first names such as 'Chris' for 'Christopher' are accepted)

Please upload a certificate issued by an MTM authorised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) provider:

  • Metro Academy – approved to deliver Handsignaller initial and Renewals.


Acceptable certificates against this competence are:

         SOA – (Containing below unit with accompanying Certificate of Completion as per Note 1)

1.      TLIF2082 Perform Handsignaller Duties


         COC – Handsignaller Renewal (issued via Metro Academy only as per Note 2)


Note 1: If uploading a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from Metro Academy, it must be accompanied by a Certificate of Completion (COC) containing Handsignaller

Note 2: For the Metro Academy Renewal Certificate of Completion (COC) to be accepted the certificate MUST state that it is renewal training completed on a Metro academy template, for example, the certificate should state “Handsignaller – Renewal”.

Note 3: The following certificate of completion can be accepted from the corresponding dates: Handsignaller (MTM Upgrade) - 16/11/2020
Note 4: For auditing certificates completed between June 2023 - December 2023 and uploaded by Metro Trains Melbourne please follow the given link. 

Upload requirements

  • Award Date = Date of completion is shown on the certificate
  • Expiry Date = 2-year expiry date from Date of Completion.
Accepted evidence

Not accepted evidence
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