The RISI/RSW a simple training course which introduces its participants to the basic hazards in the real operations of the rail environment. Awareness on track safety and electrical safety are tackled in this training course.
Rail Industry or Rail Safety Worker Induction (RISI/RSW) is a nationally recognised competency of TLIF2080C safely access the rail corridor designed for workers who are required to perform work in the Transport for NSW rail corridor.
Rail Industry or Rail Worker Safety Inductions gives out awareness among its participants. After going through the course, they are now fully aware of the important safety needs and hazards as well as legal obligations that they need to identify and eventually deal with as they do their jobs. Hand signals are taught, worksite protection management and basic rules for those in the danger zone.
On completion of training, participants will have an understanding of rail terminology, basic signalling indications, rules and regulations for people working in the rail corridor, knowledge of a safe place, Electrical safety, personal & legal requirements of fatigue, drugs and alcohol.
Participants deemed competent after assessment will be issued a Statement of Attainment for TLIF2080C Safely Access the Rail Corridor and a Transport for NSW Rail Safety Worker Card.
This is a One Day Course. The course takes approximately 6-7 hours to complete.
It is advised cards are issued by Transport for NSW, and will take a minimum of 10-15 days for processing before issuing of cards to participants.
You must be able to speak and understand English and obtain a Category 3 Rail Medical. This medical involves vision & hearing assessment, mobility check & drug & alcohol test.
Before you get a chance to be a part of any company in the rail industry, you need fully understand and complete a Rail Industry Safety Induction.
All participants must be 17 years old or above.
You must have read and understood the terms and conditions, please review Terms and Conditions prior to enrolling.
You must have read and understood the Participants Handbook, please review Participants Handbook prior to attending the course.
The medical criteria for RISI is successful completion of a Category 3 Health Assessment (hearing, vision, mobility) and drug and alcohol screening (breath & urine analysis). The medical assessment must be conducted by a Transport for NSW authorised medical practitioner.
For your convenience, we can offer on-site medicals at either training location.
To find an approved medical practitioner in your area, please visit: http://railindustryworker.com.au/health-professionals
100 points of ID must be submitted on training day – if candidate’s do not have correct identification they will not be allowed to complete the training. Click here for 100 points ID form.
The RISI/RSW course is a once-off course; however renewal of the certificate is required at intervals based on medical examinations which are required every five years unless a particular health condition requires earlier re-examination.
A fee is charged for the renewal of certificates which will need to have a new photograph taken every five years.
Train Me RTO is conducted every Thursday at Ingleburn and Tuesdays at Bankstown, both commencing at 07.45am finishing around 15.00pm.
If medicals are required we will organise and book this in advanced, prior to your course.
Please call 1300 522 229 for more information.
The Rail Industry Safety Induction card aims to establish a national approach to competency management for those working in rail. The rail safety worker program meets regulatory requirement and complies with national rail safety law. You must be in possession of a current RISI card before entering the rail corridor to work.
$250.00 (incl GST) all training material provided on the day.Additional $230 to take the Cat 3 Medical Assessment.
Please be aware that if the participant requires a re-print of their “Statement of Attainment” after the originals have been issued, there will be an administration fee of $55 GST Inclusive for the replacement of the SOA.
Infraworks is committed to the training of our employees to ensure we provide a well-trained workforce to meet and exceed our Client’s requirements. Accordingly Infraworks Rail have established Train Me RTO Pty Ltd and hold Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
At TrainMe RTO we conduct our training on weekdays, evenings and weekends (upon request) so that your training is performed around your work schedule. TrainMe conducts different kinds of accredited courses and workshops to give its students valuable insight into the profession of working in the rail industry.
Suite 2, Level 1, 402-410 Chapel Street, Bankstown NSW 2200