Protection Officer Pre-assessment
The PO Pre-assessment is a requirement for becoming a new Track Protection Officer Level 1 Authorised for the Sydney Trains Network.
The Protection Officer Pre-assessment assesses the skills needed to perform the role of a Protection Officer (PO).
It is a formal assessment that involves a structured range of activities. Candidates will be required to meet the minimum benchmark of the PO Pre-assessment to be issued a certificate of completion.
Any learners enrolling in the Track Protection Officer Level 1 course that commences from 3rd October 2022 will be required to complete the PO Pre-assessment to be authorised for the Sydney Trains Network.
You can view all the details including how to enrol in this document - PO Pre-assessment Info Sheet & Booking Process
For further information, please email RCS@transport.nsw.gov.au
The diagram below depicts the process for Sydney Trains employees and Externals to become a new Track Protection Officer Level 1 TPO01 for the Sydney Train Network.
There are two pathways:
- Via TfNSW L&D
- Via an Approved Training Provider (ATP) who is authorised to deliver the TPO01 course on behalf of TfNSW L&D.
Note: If you are already an authorised Protection Officer for the Sydney Trains Network, you are not required to complete the PO Pre-assessment to progress to the next Protection Officer Level.