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CPD in Rail Industry Hazards and Risks

Risktec Solutions
Course summary
8 weeks (self-paced, self-study)
550 GBP excl. VAT
English
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: 15th of each month - Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) in Rail Industry Hazards and Risks

Developed by practitioners for practitioners, TÜV Rheinland Risktec CPDs in Risk and Safety Management are designed to help risk and safety professionals certify their skills and prove their commitment to the industry.

The course is delivered entirely by distance learning, giving learners the opportunity to study part-time and to plan their study around their professional and personal commitments.  Risktec offers a choice of 23 different CPD topics, and each course lasts 8 weeks.

Pre-requisites

None.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Managers, engineers and HSE professionals who need to lead or undertake risk management processes for their organisation and facilities, as well as individuals new to the rail industry who require an overview of the industry’s risks.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon successful completion of the end of course assessments, an electronic TÜV Rheinland Risktec CPD certificate will be awarded, stating that you have achieved 20 learning hours in the topic.

Training Course Content

At the end of the course you should be able to:

  1. Deconstruct the risk management process into its constituent components and contrast key risk management terms such as “hazard”, “consequence” and “risk”.
  2. Evaluate the various drivers which cause railway organisations to manage risk.
  3. Understand the principle sources of hazards and evaluate the risks which typically arise during rail industry projects.
  4. Apply knowledge of these hazards and the available mitigations to the management of risk within rail projects.

Outline content

  • Risk Management introduction or refresher
  • Rail industry sources of risk
  • Collisions between trains
  • Standard Mitigations
  • Regulatory regimes/requirements
  • Overview of Risk Assessment Tools and Techniques used in the industry

Course delivery details

Course format & materials

Enrolment on the course gives students access to the Risktec Online learning environment. The course material includes slides, explanatory notes, videos and references to further reading and useful websites. Students engage in online activities including optional tests to confirm their understanding.

End of course assessment

The assessment consists of 2 parts:

  • Part 1: a short multiple choice quiz containing 10 questions, worth 25% of your final mark
  • Part 2: three questions each requiring a short paragraph answer, with each answer contributing 25% to your final mark.  
  • The pass mark is 50%. 

Other training formats

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

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Risktec Solutions - Specialist Risk Management Consultancy & Training Provider, part of the TÜV Rheinland Group

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

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