Introduction to Rail Signalling Course - Oct/Nov 2023

Register today to join the ARA's Introduction to Rail Signalling Course, a five-week interactive online course to learn about rail signalling systems and operations.

Whether you work in rail operations, are a graduate new to the industry wanting to build your skills, an engineering practitioner involved in signalling projects or considering a career change, this course will help provide you with a basic understanding of what you need to know.

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and learn from the industry’s best.

 For more information, view the course flyer


Key dates for your diary 

Please note dates and times are subject to change

Wednesday 4 Oct 2023 Registrations close
Monday 9 Oct 2023  Online learning platform open to students
Thursday 12 Oct 2023 (12:00pm - 1:30pm AEDT) Module 1 webinar:  What is Railway Signalling and why do we need it?
Thursday 19 Oct 2023 (12:00pm - 1:30pm AEDT) Module 2 webinar: Signalling Systems as part of a Safeworking system
Thursday 26 Oct 2023 (12:00pm - 1:30pm AEDT) Module 3 webinar: Design and Integration of a signalling system
Thursday 2 Nov 2023 (12:00pm - 1:30pm AEDT) Module 4 webinar: Whole of Life Management of a signalling system
Thursday 9 Nov 2023 (12:00pm - 1:30pm AEDT) Module 5 webinar: Transition to Future Systems
Friday 10 Nov 2023 Course Ends



Cancellation Policy


Participants may cancel their enrolment at any time. Cancellations received ten (10) or more days before the commencement of the course will not incur any penalty. Cancellations received less than ten (10) days but prior to the commencement of the course will be required to pay 50% of the course fee. Cancellations received after the course has commenced will be required to pay 100% of the course fee.

Enrolment suspension and transfer

  1. Applications to suspend and transfer enrolment to the next course must be received by the course administrator before the start of Module 1.
  2. Applications for suspension and transfer received after commencement of Module 1 will incur a fee equal to 50% of the course registration fee to transfer to a future course.
  3. Participants who have transferred enrolment to a Course are able to recommence on the next available course only. 
  4. Participants who are granted an enrolment suspension and transfer will be provided access to all modules of the subsequent Course. Any of the work completed on the Course portal (Cahoot) during the initial enrolment will not be transferred to the subsequent Program portal and will need to be re-completed by the participant.
  5. Course registration is not transferable between individuals, regardless of whether they work in the same organisation.
  6. Login details and credentials must not be shared. The use of generic email addresses (i.e. admin@ or assetteam@) are not encouraged.


Course fee payment

Participants must ensure course fee payments are complete prior to the commencement of the course. ARA will not grant access to the course until payment has been received. Full payment of the course is required before participants will be given access to the Portal.  

Course closure and finalisation

Participants will have access to the online course environment (Cahoot) and tools for a reasonable period following the conclusion of the course to facilitate completion. A hard close date will be established for each course and participants will be notified of this via the Cahoot platform.

Our commitment to participants

  • Facilitators and/or course convenors will respond to participant questions in a timely manner.
  • Facilitators and/or course convenors will provide support to all participants as far as practical to assist them complete the Credly Badge.


Personal information will be handled in accordance with 
ARA’s privacy policy, available on ARA website.

Course delivery

This Course is delivered through the Cahoot Learning platform, which is owned by CPDlive Pty Ltd. By registering for this Course you agree to the following terms of use of the Cahoot Learning platform, which terms are incorporated into these Course Terms and Conditions:

Cahoot Learning Site Terms of Use
Cahoot Learning Accessibility Policy
Cahoot Learning Privacy Policy

Date and time

Monday 9 October 2023, 08:00 - Friday 10 November 2023, 23:45


Online course

Event details

Who should attend: This course is ideally suited for anyone working in rail operations, including engineers, recent graduates and people with an interest in rail signalling.