Certificate of Currency.ARTC - Rail Welder Aluminothermic (43679, 68455 OR 44444)

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 name must match the name in RIW, shortened names are acceptable Chris for Christopher etc.
  • Evidence for this competency can be either a certificate of achievement issued by an ARTC-authorised registered training organisation (RTO) or a Statement of Attainment issued for the first time by another RTO.
  • The following AQF national qualification must also be held in RIW to show the initial training pathway:
    • TLIW0004 Grind Rails
    • TLIW3015 Weld rail using aluminothermic welding process
    • TLIW0006 Heat and cut materials using oxy-LPG equipment for the rail industry
  • Where a certificate is issued by an ARTC RTO, it must reference the ARTC role, which will be:
    • ARTC - Rail Welder Aluminothermic
  • Note: recertification and renewal are also accepted wording.
  • The following RTOs are approved by ARTC to issue a Certificate of Achievement:
    • Accell Pty
    • Go Train Industry Pty Ltd
    • Certificate issued by Centre for Excellence in Rail Training (CERT) (RTO: 51333) is not accepted if issued on or after 11/04/2024.
    • The Instruction Company Pty Ltd
    • Southern Cross Civil & Rail Training - SCCRT
    • Training Ahead Australia
  • Note: Despite not being an RTO, certificates issued by Thermit Australia Pty Ltd can be accepted providing the document meets all other points of verification. 
  • As of 02/05/2023, John Holland certificates are no longer accepted.

For ARTC Employees Only:
  • An ARTC-issued 'Validation OR Verification of Currency' document may be accepted for this competency.
  • ARTC-issued VOC's do not need to meet the new Network Based verification requirements (e.g. QR Code or RTO Direct Upload. If an ARTC-issued VOC is loaded by an ARTC Administrator to the employees profile, this is acceptable.

Upload requirements

  • Issue date and 2-year expiry date is to be entered for this qualification.
  • Where a Rail Infrastructure Maintainers certificate has an expiry shown, and it is less than two years, the expiry on the certificate is to be used.
Accepted evidence

Not accepted examples
Business Rule Link

Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.