Qualified.Certificate of Currency - Handsignaller - Victoria (35480 or 46507 or 27119)

Competency requirements

  • Applicants name must be shown on the document
  • Applicants name on document to match applicant's name in RIW (However, shortened first names such as 'Chris' for 'Christopher' are accepted)
  • Please upload a certificate issued by one of MTM’s authorised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) providers:
    • Metro Academy – approved to deliver All Safeworking levels:
    • Handsignaller MTM Upgrade
    • Handsignaller Renewal

  • Note: From the 04/06/2020 certificates issued by Instruction Company are no longer accepted for this competency.

    • Note 1: If uploading a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from Metro Academy, it must be accompanied by a Certificate of Completion (COC) Handsignaller
    • From the 03/10/2019 only the new blue template will be accepted for statement of attainment's issued by Metro Academy.
    • Note 2: This role/competence can be renewed by completing a higher level of qualification given you already hold the prerequisite units, whereby this is the case a Statement of Attainment or renewal certificate issued by Metro Academy can be accepted here. 
    • Note 3: 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”
    • This recertification certificate must be issued via Metro Academy (note for employer admins – they must have previously held the Handsignaller & prerequisite units (expired or valid)).
    • Note 4: The units of competence can be on a separate Statement of Attainment (SOA). [SV1] The expiry will be 2 years from the date of completion of the highest level achieved.


Acceptable certificates against this competence are:  

  • SOA – (Containing units from approved provider Metro Academy with accompanying Certificate of Completion as per Note 1)
    1.  TLIF2082 Perform Handsignaller Duties
  • OR;

    • COC – Handsignaller Renewal issued via Metro Academy only  
  • OR;

    • SOA – (Containing units from approved provider Metro Academy with accompanying Certificate of Completion as per Note 1 above)
      1. TLIW2037 Clip and secure points
      2. TLIC2081 Pilot rail traffic within work on track authority limits
      3. TLIL3065 Implement a track occupancy authority
      4. TLIL3083 Implement a track work authority and manage rail traffic through worksites
      5. TLIL3084 Implement a local possession authority 
  • OR; 

    • COC – Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.2  renewal issued via Metro Academy only 
  • OR; 

    • SOA – (Containing units from approved provider Metro Academy with accompanying Certificate of Completion as per Note 1)
      1.  TLIL4069 Plan and coordinate track protection for multiple work groups 
  • OR;

    • COC – Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.3 renewal issued via Metro Academy only  

    Certificates issued on or after 19/08/2016 have been amended to include a “COPY” watermark in the background when the document is copied/scanned, there is also a circle in the bottom right corner which fades and appears white when copied/scanned. However, If the certificate is a JPG file (i.e., photo) the “COPY” watermarks will not appear and this will still be accepted.

    Certificates of completion are now being issued and replacing Statements of Attendance. This applies from 22/08/2016 – Statements of Attendance certificate template (Available for viewing by clicking on green example document icon)[SV3]

    Note: As of 1 Sep 2016, training provider CERT will be removed from the approved providers list. Training completed at CERT before the 1 Sep 2016 will still be accepted. Training certificates issued by CERT after 1 Sep 2016 will require MTM approval, these will only be accepted if the contractor enrolled & commenced training prior to 1 Sep 2016**
    **RIW Internal personnel can reference the CERT enrolment data here
    Renewal certificates issued by Metro Academy that are issued on or after 02.05.2018 must be shown on the new template. 

Note: The following documents (examples below) can be accepted from the corresponding dates:

Handsignaller (MTM Upgrade)                  16/11/2020

Upload requirements

  • An issue date and 2 year expiry date is to be entered for this qualification.
  • Where a completion date is shown on the certificate, this is the date to be entered, not the issue date.
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