06 Apr 2022

Call for Development Group Members – Code of Practice Management of Network Control Officers

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to develop a new Australian Code of Practice covering the management of network control officers.

The objective of this Standard is to provide rail infrastructure managers (RIMS) a performance and risk-based set of criteria that will assist them in training network control officers and provide guidance on how to maintain their knowledge base.

This Code will also assist RIMs in meeting the requirements of TLI40921 – Certificate IV in Rail Network Control.

The scope of this Code includes:

Training
• Areas to be trained in
• Assessment methods
• Trainer and mentor requirements

Competency assessments

• Network rules and procedures
• Board based assessments

Recertification methods.

How to contribute
Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to submit nominations for subject matter experts to join this Development Group to contribute to the overall depth and quality of the product.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be meetings held every 4-6 weeks between May 2022 and December 2022. These will be planned as teleconferences, however face to face meetings may be arranged depending on availability.

Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted to cfitzhardinge@rissb.com.au.

As part of your nomination, can you please provide a brief detailing your contact details, your interest in this development (materially affected party, subject matter expert, etc.), and any other information which might support your participation.
Your information will assist us in ensuring a balanced representation from all major interest categories in the development of this product.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday, 27 April 2022.