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. 



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). 



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.

Book Now for Microlok, Microtrax and Testing Courses

Book now for our public courses in :

  • Microlok II CBI Installation and Maintenance (2 days)
  • MicroTrax Coded Track Circuits Installation and Maintenance (1 day)
  • Signal Testing (3 days)

Microlok II CBI Installation and Maintenance

Microlok II Installation and Maintenance

This two-day course is next scheduled for :

  • 15th & 16th August 2018
  • 7th & 8th November 2018

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Microtrax Coded Track Circuit Installation and Maintenance

This one-day course is next scheduled for :

  • 17th August 2018
  • 9th November 2018

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Signal Tester Training

This three-day course is next scheduled for :

  • 21st - 23rd August 2018 (Melbourne)
  • 10th - 12th October 2018 (Broadmeadow)

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These public courses are delivered from our Broadmeadow (Newcastle) training centre, alternative dates and locations are available, including interstate training.

Digital ML TI21 EBI Track 200 Courses

Book now for our EBI Track 200 course!

Ensure you are well prepared with our EBI Track 200 (digital ML TI21) training course, which has already been delivered to Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) signal engineers and electricians from around the Hunter Valley. 

EBI Track 200 TI21 AF Track ReceiverEBI Track 200 TI21 AF Track Keys We will teach you the theory behind the operation of the digital audio frequency (AF) track circuit system.  You will learn about the components and installation.  Most importantly, you will set the track circuits to work in our training environment following our step by step set to work procedure.  

Ensure you are familiar with the user interface and the difference between these digital tracks and the analogue ML TI21 and CSEE AF track circuits. 

If you have worked on the EBI Track 200 digital audio frequency tracks before, attend our course and refresh your memory to ensure you are up to date with the current requirements and processes. 

Our focus is quality training delivered to small groups, with "hands on" learning. 

Competency Australia delivers this training course at our purpose built training centre in Broadmeadow NSW (near Newcastle). 

To register or for more information, contact us or phone (02) 4040 9110.  

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A lot has changed in the railway industry in the past 10 years.  Introduction of new legislation, including the National Rail Safety Law (2012) has brought with it new and more rigorous requirements for rail operators and rail safety workers.

The Rail Industry Worker (Rail Safety Worker, Pegasus) card has been adopted by many operators and is now managed through the Australiasian Rail Association.  So, once you have your Rail Industry Worker (RIW) card you can work on the rail, right?  Well, not exactly.  For any rail safety role there are specific requirements for competencies, training and assessment.  For some roles, Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications are mandatory.  For others, specific licences are required. 

Competency Australia is available to assist with any other questions you may have - just contact us on +612 4040 9110 and one of our representatives will assist.

Team Members

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Jeanette Aitken

CEO Director
John Aitken

John Aitken

Engineering Manager/Trainer
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Brett Doak

Rail Operations
Graham Moses

Graham Moses

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Kenny Aldridge

Mechanical Signalling
Eric Pace

Eric Pace


Phil Gobetz

Signalling (WA)

Richard Stepniewski


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.

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