Buggy Training

Buggy Training Workshop

The Buggy Training Workshop is available to industry partners ONLY.

Participants in this training workshop will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to safely drive a non-rail vehicle in the Southern Cross Station precinct.

Participants will also gain an understanding of:

  • Non-Rail vehicle manual
  • Rail Safety Regulations 2006
  • Rail Safety Act 2006
  • Victorian OH&S Legislation
  • OHSAS 18001 OH&S Management.

Workshop methods will include theory, participation, practical and evaluation.

Workshop topics include:

OPERATIONAL AREA – Southern Cross Station

  • Facility (within the building structure)
  • Platforms
  • Basement / service tunnels
  • Coach transit area and specified paths leading to coach transit area and loading bays
  • Pathways put in place for special circumstances.

PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT- for patrons and station staff alike

  • Identification of relevant hazards, risks and controls
  • Adherence to and enforcement of, NRVPE Policy
  • Investigation of accidents with appropriate outcomes and improvements documented (Incident reporting).

SAFE OPERATIONS RULES – Non Rail Vehicles, Plant & Equipment (NRVPE)

  • Pre-operating NRVPE checks
  • Traversing ANY concourse or public area
  • Driving tunnels and ramps
  • No go zones
  • Traffic signal operations
  • Platform rules.

Workshop Costs

Payment can be made via credit card or by requesting an invoice. 

  • New Training – $363  (+ $5.08 credit card surcharge)
  • Refresher Training – $121.00 (+ $1.69 credit card surcharge)

Please use the form below to make a booking. 

Training is not confirmed until full payment is received. 

Workshop Cost Covers:

  • Online copy of Non Rail Vehicles, Plant & Equipment (NRVPE) manual
  • Online pre-training module
  • Qualified Trainer
  • Certificate of attainment
  • Buggy driver ID card.

Please note: training is only available on Thursdays. For more information or to make a booking, please contact us on 03 9654 2600 or email info@travellersaid.org.au. Alternatively, please fill out the application form below.

Buggy Training Application