Industry-specific training offering a range of courses designed to get you up-to-speed on the skills and knowledge relevant to the railway industry.
Very informative course which added significantly to my generalist knowledge of diesel and electric rolling stock.
Modern traction and braking systems attendee, February 2019
Gain and understanding of vehicle acceptance procedures, including authorisation processes and vehicle acceptance bodies.
Based on ISO 17359:2011, this course is designed to introduce the benefits and opportunities of Condition Based Maintenance within the railway environment and covers a range of techniques.
Understand what ERTMS is, the challenges associated with its roll out, how the introduction might affect your role and company, as well as benefits and issues, and UK implementation plans.
Improve your knowledge of maintenance regimes and contractual arrangements and the key drivers of fleet maintenance decision-making including costs, reliability and safety.
Learn about the tools and techniques used in today’s rail vehicle maintenance environment to improve reliability, how they can be used in an efficient production facility and the key stages involved.
An overview of the different types of traction and braking systems, including their principles of operation, main components, failure modes and maintenance and safety requirements.
Learn about the typical hazards associated with railway infrastructure, rolling stock, operations and maintenance, as well as the concepts and the role of risk management through the rail project lifecycle.
An overview of different qualitative and quantitative safety analysis techniques used within the rail industry and guidance on which analysis method may be most suitable depending on the system or lifecycle phase.
Learn methods, techniques and tools used within structural integrity, fire and crashworthiness, with a focus on rail vehicle design and maintenance.
Understand and participate in projects that deal with control and safety systems. You will also be introduced to common abbreviations and terminology, such as DSD, DRA, ATC, TPWS and OTDR.
Gain an understanding of what rail infrastructure is and how the constituent parts fit together in relation to power supplies, signalling, permanent way and civil engineering.
All rail companies and stakeholders are required to meet specific requirements and this course provides an understanding of the framework which they work under.
An overview of railway control systems, subsystems and technologies used on UK mainline and metro railways.
Gain an understanding of vehicle dynamics and its importance in vehicle safety, ride comfort, infrastructure damage and economic asset life.
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