Training and Education
The rail industry is a highly skilled, safety focussed industry and employers from all sectors of the industry look competent, skilled and safe working employees.
People who work in the rail industry regularly up skill themselves to keep up to date with the latest technological advances in the sector, while new entrants into rail need to undertake vocational education and training in a related trade course. Trade courses are generally undertaken at registered training organisations (RTOs) and completed through an apprenticeship, traineeships, on-the-job training and experience in the workplace.
University education offers a great opportunity to secure a long and rewarding career in rail. Professional occupations that are highly sought after include: Engineers from all disciplines, management and business as well as Workplace Health and Safety experts.
For more information on undertaking a trade course or university degree, go to Find a Training Organisation