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.

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, with the first intake commencing in January, 2020. 

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.  Please note that the January 2020 intake is now fully booked.  We are now taking enrolments for the second intake, commencing in May 2020. 

UEE41211 - Certificate IV Rail Signalling New Dates Released

Due to high demand, we will be running an additional UEE41211 - Certificate IV in Electrical - Rail Signalling public training course in commencing in Feb. 2020. 

This course is already almost full so please contact us for further information and to reserve your place.

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Team Members

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Jeanette Aitken

CEO Director
John Aitken

John Aitken

Engineering Manager/Trainer
Brett 280x280

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.

ST144 ARTC National Signal Safeworking Recertification Attendee

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