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4.8 (12 Reviews)

Rail Risk & Safety Training Programme

36 weeks
1,200 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
15th of each month See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
36 weeks
1,200 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
15th of each month See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
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Course description

Rail Risk & Safety Training Programme

Risktec offers a practical, hands-on programme in risk and safety management for the rail industry:

It consists of three courses:

  • Rail Industry Hazards and Risks
  • Rail Safety Analysis 
  • Common Safety Method

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

15th of each month

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to gain CPD learning hours in risk and safety management in the rail industry.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Risktec Assessed Specialism certificate for Rail certificate awarded on successful completion of assessments.

Training Course Content

Rail Industry Hazards & Risks:

  • Rail industry sources of risk
  • Collisions between trains
  • Human Factors
  • Standard mitigations
  • Regulatory regimes/requirements
  • Overview of risk assessment tools and techniques used in the industry

Rail Safety Analysis:

  • Identifying and assessing railway hazards & risks
  • Potential escalation events e.g. speed, derailment
  • Human factors and safety management
  • Organisational responsibilities
  • Risk reduction and criteria
  • Novel risk modelling and decision-making techniques

Common Safety Method:

  • EU and UK Legislation
  • EU Common Safety Methods overview
  • CSM-REA Overview
  • Responsibilities and Exemptions
  • Safety Plan
  • Preliminary System Definition
  • CSM Significance Assessment
  • Implementation of CSM

Course delivery details

Course format & materials
Enrolment on the course gives students access to the Risktec Online learning environment.  The module material includes slides and explanatory notes plus references to further reading and useful websites.  Students engage in online activities including tests, discussions and group tasks. 

Other training formats
The course is also available as a private, customisable course for corporate clients (face-to-face, distance learning or blended learning).


Average rating 4.8

Based on 12 reviews.
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A student, UK
01 Jun 2018
Good pace and variety

Good pace. Good variety of exercises

A student, UK
01 Jun 2018
Highly entertaining

Highly entertaining presenters

A student, UK
01 Jun 2018
Professional and knowledgeable

Very professional, full of knowledge, technical as well as managerial

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TÜV Rheinland Risktec
Wilderspool Park
Greenall's Avenue
WA4 6HL Warrington, Cheshire

TÜV Rheinland Risktec

With headquarters in Warrington and local offices across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America, Risktec is a specialist provider of risk management and safety training for companies all over the world. As part of the TÜV Rheinland Group, Risktec operates...

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