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Protection Officer (PO) Recertification 2023

The PO Recertification program will recommence to meet the rolling recertification cycle.

  • As we are transitioning from a one-year to a two-year recertification cycle, some POs will need to attend an assessment one year after their last assessment to ensure a smooth transition.

PO Recertification Assessment Schedule

  • Practical Infield Assessments – Continue from October 2023
  • Online Assessments – Commence 2024

What must I complete to be recertified?

You need to have completed the following:

  1. Practical infield Absolute Signal Blocking (ASB) Assessment
  2. Online assessment for your respective PO level (PO level 1 to 4)

Practical Assessment

The Worksite Protection core process will be assessed infield using ASB.

Online Assessment

POs must complete the online assessment for which they require to be recertified (PO level 1 to 4) via Rail Industry Worker Portal (RIW).

How to Enrol

Recertification expiry date on RIW

There are two recertification expiry dates in RIW for PO job roles:

  • An online assessment expiry date
  • A practical assessment expiry date.

Recertification will be required two years after each assessment is completed.

PO Recertification Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be found here.