About the course:

Study time commitment: Short Course

Learning style: E-learning

Who is the course for: Entry Level

Course provider: WebRail

(CILT) Introduction to Railways in Australia

Course Outline

This course is an introductory course which means it develops knowledge about the history of rail in Australia, infrastructure, rail operators, National bodies and the future of rail in Australia — all to an introductory level.

This course is suitable for all rail enthusiast and new-starts in the rail industry and will have a broad appeal to all rail related staff — technical or non-technical. This course is designed to give participants a broad knowledge of core terminology and an introduction to the rail industry.

Learning Outcomes 

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

    • Give details on the brief history of rail in Australia
    • Explain the history of rail in the Australian State of choice
    • Establish who owned the early rail networks in Australia
    • Identify and explain the operation of significant rail infrastructure
    • Name the rail industry operators in Australia
    • Ascertain the Australian National rail bodies
    • Pinpoint the future of rail in Australia


This course should take at least 6 hours, especially if all web links are researched. 

Delivery Mode 





Participants that complete all on-line course activities and the assessments will receive a Certificate of Achievement.


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