You can work as a Railway Track Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A course in rail track surfacing or rail infrastructure might be helpful.
Membership with The Rail Industry Worker (RIW) Program may be useful.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- dogger licence
- construction induction card (white card)
- high risk work licence
- forklift licence
- drug and alcohol test
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Transport and Logistics Training Package VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources