• Deakin University

Railway Engineering: Planning and Maintenance

Discover railway systems, understand industry guidelines, and build design skills to unlock new positions in railway engineering.

Person working on railway tracks
  • Duration

    6 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours
This course is part of the Railway Engineering: Planning and Maintenance program, which will enable you to upskill in railway engineering with Deakin University.

Understand and expand railway infrastructure in Australia

Upskill in railway engineering and leverage growing job postings across Australia. These courses will be useful to both graduate civil engineers and professional civil engineers looking to upskill in this area.

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Who is the course for?

This short course provides an introduction to the railway industry and equips learners with essential knowledge and skills to undertake planning and maintenance according to Australian national standards and guidelines. If you are interested in starting your career in the railway industry, which currently supports 165,000 jobs and still growing, and have a general background in engineering, this course is for you.

Who will you learn with?

I am an Associate Professor of Transportation Engineering and the Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering Discipline at Deakin University.

I am a Lecturer in Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering, Deakin University.

I am a senior lecturer in Electrical Engineering at Deakin University. I have taught power engineering design, industrial automation, energy efficiency and demand management.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

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  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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