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Competency Australia trains railway operators, signal electricians, engineers and managers. 

Training and assessment by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 40647) online, or on real equipment in a safe, indoor environment.

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Rail Safety Worker assessments are essential. 

Approved by ARTC, MTM and TfNSW, we assess the competency of engineers, project managers, designers, signal electricians, electrical, communications and control systems personnel. 

Systems

Systems

We assist organisations in the development and implementation of Competency Management Systems (CMS), including meeting the requirements to become an Authorised Engineering Organisation (AEO) with Asset Standards Authority (ASA). 

Services

Services

Your Safety Management System has specific requirements.  Competency Australia will customise training to meet your requirements.  We can develop competency management systems, assess your rail safety workers and assist with documenting their competency.

New Online Courses Now Available

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Competency Australia has been rapidly developing new online courses and updating existing content for online delivery for remote learning utilising virtual classroom and online environment.

Our existing distance education options, including TLI50618 - Diploma of Railway Operations, 10780NAT - Graduate Diploma of Railway Signalling are continuing as planned.

New online training options include signal equipment training, available for blended learning.  This means you can be certified for theory components immediately through remote learning, and complete practical assessments at a later date. 

Short courses available for online delivery include :

  • Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Working in Live Locations
  • ARTC Signal Safeworking Recertification (ST144)
  • Introductory Signalling Principles
  • Intermediate Signalling Principles
  • Train detection systems
  • Introduction to points
  • Grade Crossing Predictors GCP3000, GCP4000
  • Microlok II
  • Microtrax
  • Axle Counters
  • Ruggedcom
  • Kingfisher
  • and many more!

Please contact us for more details and to discuss your requirements. 

10780NAT Graduate Diploma of Railway Signalling Now Available

Level Crossing Grad Dip Program

The nationally recognised training course - 10780NAT Graduate Diploma of Railway Signalling is now available through Competency Australia.

Since the discontinuation of the Graduate Diploma of Railway Signalling offered through Central Queensland University (CQU), we have worked with Rail Innovation Australia (RIA), CQU and the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) Australiasia to gain course accreditation under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). 

The course is appropriate for individuals working in the fields of signalling design, signalling maintenance, signalling construction, control systems and project engineering within the railway environment.

The course material has been developed by experienced railway signal engineers and practitioners who are members of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) Australasian Section.  The course material is owned by the IRSE and Rail CRC Participants and licenced to Competency Australia.

To receive a course information pack, please fill in the form below. 

We are now taking enrolments for the forth intake, commencing 11th January, 2021. 

Team Members

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Jeanette Aitken

CEO Director
 
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Michael Devere

Senior Signals Trainer
John Aitken

John Aitken

Communications
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Brett Doak

Rail Operations
Graham Moses

Graham Moses

Signalling
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Kenny Aldridge

Mechanical Signalling
Eric Pace

Eric Pace

Signalling
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Phil Gobetz

Signalling (WA)
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Richard Stepniewski

Signalling

Training was delivered in a professional manner and enjoyable to attend.  The trainer was fully knowledgeable.

TLIF2080 Safely Access the Rail Corridor Trainee

We would like to congratulate you (Competency Australia) on a very well presented and informative course that myself and one of our signalling trainees attended.  It was also very pleasing that you were able to accommodate one of our employees that suffers from dyslexia...once again congratulations  and best wishes for future courses. Our company will definitely be using Competency Australia for further Staff Signalling Training.

ST144 ARTC National Signal Safeworking Recertification Attendee

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