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CF67 - Graduate Certificate in Railway Signalling

Engineering and Technology

The Centre for Railway Engineering (CRE) in Rockhampton is Australia’s only railway engineering research centre.
Central Queensland University has two railway signalling programs designed to develop competent railway signal engineers by providing students with a solid knowledge base combined with generic engineering competencies development.

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Career Opportunities

This program is for persons working in the relevant field of railway engineering looking to extend their skills as a professionally qualified Railway Signalling practitioner.

Course Overview At A Glance

Program at a glance
Duration 1 year part-time - 3 terms per year 
Availability/Campus Contact Domestic - External(This program is supported by a course website and is delivered 100% online.)
International - External(This program is supported by a course website and is delivered 100% online.)
Courses/Units of Credit 3 courses/24 units of credit
Faculty Engineering and Physical Systems
How to Apply direct
Entry Requirements
Professional Accreditation not applicable
Residential School There will be a compulsory 2-day induction program in Sydney in the last week of February
Practicum/Work placement not applicable
Exit Awards not applicable
Interim Awards not applicable
Post Nominal GradCertRailSig 
Be What You Want To Be Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions

Program Aims

This program aims to develop competent railway signal engineers and future leaders of the profession by providing students with a well-rounded knowledge base, generic engineering competencies development, and work integrated exercises to enhance candidate's ability to apply their knowledge and skills in locally relevant practices. The program incorporates project-based and work-integrated learning, and is supported by a network of senior members of the profession acting as work-based mentors. The program aims to become established as an alternative to the traditional IRSE examinations.

Program Structure

Students must complete 3 courses (24 units of credit).

Courses Offered

Course Code Course Name
RAIL29004 CPD1 Signalling and Safe Railway Operation
RAIL29005 CPD2 Signalling Principles
RAIL29006 CPD3 Signalling the Layout

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