According to the Rail Safety Act 2012, rail safety work includes:1
- Rolling stock, including checking that the rolling stock is working properly before being used; or
- Rail infrastructure;<br//>
The competence requirements are well defined in what are known as 'Units of Competency' - part of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework).
Each individual rail operator/manager has set out the minimum competency requirements to undertake work within the Rail Sector.
A full list of these requirements are outlined on the Rail Industry Worker portal www.railindustryworker.com.au