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.

We Have Moved!

Competency Australia has moved!

We look forward to welcoming you to our bigger and better training venue, located in Maryville, NSW.

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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. 

Team Members

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Jeanette Aitken

CEO Director
MLD 280x280

Michael Devere

Senior Signals Trainer
John Aitken

John Aitken

Communications Trainer
Brett 280x280

Brett Doak

Rail Operations Tutor

Graham Moses

Graham Moses

Signalling Trainer

Stewart Rendell SMEC 2 280 x 280

Stewart Rendell

Signalling Tutor - Graduate Diploma

Phil Gobetz

Signalling Tutor - Graduate Diploma

Richard Stepniewski

Kenny 280x280

Kenny Aldridge

Mechanical Signalling

Eric Pace

Eric Pace

Signalling Trainer

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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