The Rail IRC is responsible for the national training package qualifications relevant to rail infrastructure, track protection, shunting, rail track vehicle driving, tram or light rail infrastructure, customer service, rail driving, rail track surfacing, signalling, electric passenger train guard, track protection, heritage locomotive assistant or steam locomotive fireman, train driving, safety investigation, network control, safety management, tram/light rail control and rail operations management.
These rail specific qualifications are components of the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The Rail IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, Australian Industry Standards Limited (AIS). For more information visit AIS.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the Rail IRC:
|Employer / Enterprise||Rio Tinto||Ms Victoria Kent (Deputy Chair)||WA|
|Metro Trains Australia||Mr Nick Dickinson||NSW and VIC|
|Pacific National||Ms Laurell McLean||NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA and NT|
|Queensland Rail||Ms Carol Hedrick (Chair)||QLD|
|Public Transport Authority of WA||Mr Brian Appleby||WA|
|Transport for NSW||Ms Jocelyn Edwards||NSW|
|SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure||Mr Philip Christie||SA|
|Level Crossing Removal Authority||Mr Brad Giddins||VIC|
|John Holland Group||Ms Narelle Rogers||National|
|Australian Rail Track Corporation||Ms Nicole Catterson||NSW, VIC, QLD, WA and SA|
|Employee Representative||Rail Tram and Bus Union||Mr Gary Talbot||National|
|Peak/Advisory/ Association||Australasian Railway Association||Mr Robert Wilson||National|
|Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board||Mr Phil Allan||National|