Certificate of Currency.MTM - Track Force Protection Coord - Level 1 - VIC (35475)

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
  • Applicants name on the document to match the applicant's 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 TFPC 3.1 (Initial and Renewals)

Acceptable certificates against this competence are:

  • SOA – (Containing below unit with accompanying Certificate of Completion as per Note 1) 
  1. TLIF3083 Conduct track protection assessment OR TLIF0023 - Conduct track protection assessment (from 22/07/22)
  2. TLIW2001 Operate under track protection rules OR TLIW0007 Operate under track protection rules


  • COC – Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.1 Renewal Certificate (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 Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.1.

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  “Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.1 Renewal”.

Note 3: As of 26/07/2021 certificates issued by CERT will no longer be accepted for this competency. (Certificates issued between 01/10/2018–25/07/2021 will still be accepted) – full course only.

If uploading a Statement of Attainment (SOA) from CERT, it must be accompanied by a Certificate of Achievement (COA) containing code VIC_MET_L31 and VIC_MET_L31_TA – only certificates issued between 01/10/2018 – 25/07/2021.

Note 4: For auditing certificates completed between June 2023 - December 2023 and uploaded by Metro Trains Melbourne please follow the given link.

Note 5:  The following documents can be accepted from the corresponding dates:

TFPC 3.1 (MTM Upgrade)  10/11/2020

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 examples 
Business Rule Link

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