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.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
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 ||2 years part-time - 3 terms per year |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - External(Subject to company nomination and appointment of mentor for international students.) |
International - External(Subject to company nomination and appointment of mentor for international students.)
|Courses/Units of Credit ||6 courses/48 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 || Graduate Certificate |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||GradDipRailSig |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || |
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.
Students must complete 6 courses (48 units of credit).
|Course Code ||Course Name |
| RAIL29004 || CPD1 Signalling and Safe Railway Operation |
| RAIL29005 || CPD2 Signalling Principles |
| RAIL29006 || CPD3 Signalling the Layout |
| RAIL29007 || CPD4 Signalling Applications Engineering |
| RAIL29008 || CPD5 Signalling Systems, Management & Engineering |
| RAIL29009 || CPD6 Signalling Research/Investigation Project |