Course delivery
Online and available at all times

Standard rate $260 (plus GST)
RISSB Member’s rate $195 (plus GST)

Course duration

1-2 hours


Additional guidance on enrolment:
RISSB courses overview
Enrolling in an online course*

For credit card users, enrolment can be completed quickly and at any time, including out of business hours, with the course being available shortly after. PayPal is available for secure credit card payment, with member discounts being applied automatically where a participant registers using a RISSB Funding Member account. For payment by other methods (EFT, invoice with purchase order) please contact RISSB at and we will contact you.
This is an introductory course, aimed at providing course attendees with an understanding of:

  • Why rail safety is important and key terms such as co-regulation and SFAIRP
  • Which organisations are involved in rail safety and their roles
  • The laws and rules relevant to rail safety
  • The basic elements of a Safety Management System
  • What rail safety work is
  • The obligations a person has as a rail safety worker with a focus on fitness for duty obligations (fatigue, drugs and alcohol, PPE)

This course has 3 modules:

    • Module 1 – Rail safety and the key organisations that are involved in rail safety
    • Module 2 – The laws and rules relating to rail safety that you must comply with
    • Module 3 – Rail safety work.

Who should attend?
This introductory course has broad application across the rail industry, and would be beneficial for all rail safety workers, anyone new to the industry, or anyone who needs to understand the basics of rail safety.

For more information about the course, download the course flyer.