Skip to 0 minutes and 5 seconds CAROLINE WILKIE: The rail industry is experiencing an unprecedented $154 billion in construction activity over the next 15 years, with the rollout of critical city-shaping projects that will bring great economic, social, and environmental benefits to communities across the country.
Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds ASHIM DEBNATH: There is now an urgent need for more qualified professionals to address the multidisciplinary challenges faced in planning, design, and maintenance of railway infrastructure systems.
Skip to 0 minutes and 44 seconds Hello. My name is Associate Professor Ashim Debnath. I’m the head of Civil and Environmental Engineering discipline at Deakin University. To address the industry need, Deakin has partnered with the Australasian Railway Association, ARA, to deliver two micro-credentials.
Skip to 1 minute and 5 seconds CAROLINE WILKIE: The ARA is very excited about the opportunity for Deakin University students to gain real-world skills for the rail industry and to learn about the latest technologies and developments. One of the micro-credentials focuses on the design aspects of track infrastructure, and the other explores the importance of planning and maintenance.
Skip to 1 minute and 25 seconds ASHIM DEBNATH: Completion of both courses provides you with one credit point towards future learning of a postgraduate programme at Deakin.
Skip to 1 minute and 33 seconds CAROLINE WILKIE: The courses bring together cutting-edge research and teaching innovation with current and emerging industry-wide practises, and will feature presentations by leading experts in railway operations and infrastructure.
Skip to 1 minute and 46 seconds ASHIM DEBNATH: Whether you are excited about pursuing a career in rail or you are already an industry professional looking to upskill, learn about the latest practises, and connect with experts from across the sector, this course is for you.
Skip to 2 minutes and 1 second CAROLINE WILKIE: Join us now, and take this unique opportunity to develop or advance a rewarding career at the forefront of rail engineering.