Rail Academy

Enterprise Training Academy

Rail networks increasingly depend on efficient and reliable communications networks, the demand for up-to-date technical skills for those involved in maintaining and developing transport communications systems continues to grow, investing in the right training to develop up-to-date skills is vital.

Our proven Online Academy platform combined with our Gold Standard training material covering the major rail communications systems (incl. GSM-R, ERTMS/ETCS and FRMCS) effectively enables knowledge transfer and upskills staff across an organisation. We empower industry giants like Vodafone and Network Rail to fill their skills gap and develop, retain and attract the industries best talent and ensure they stay at the leading edge of the industry.

Our Online Academy’s help address the skills gap and delivers effective integrated training programmes that truly engage employees in their own development, whether its new starters, identified talent or experienced engineers.

Rail Academy Syllabus

Our team of highly experienced specialist course developers and instructors come with decades of experience from within the industry and as specialist technical trainers. We support learners at all stages of their career from new entrants looking for a thorough grounding in industry to experienced engineers needing to get up to speed on the latest network technologies.

The Rail Academy includes 6 self-paced online courses which combine to form a structured learning pathway. Each course takes around 20 hours study time and features illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support.

  • Introduction to Telecoms
  • GSM Air Interface
  • GSM-R Engineering Overview
  • ERTMS/ETCS for Radio Engineers
  • FRMCS – Future Railway Mobile Communications System
  • Microwave Link Planning

Training Formats

On-Demand Online Telecoms Training

Each Academy features a comprehensive package of learning across a range of formats:

  1. Executive Briefings – Technology briefings cover key network technologies.
  2. Self-Paced Online Training Courses - Feature an extensive blend of core reading materials, videos, scenario-based assignments and a dedicated Instructor.
  3. Digital Course Books - Contain custom technical diagrams and supporting text.
  4. Recording Webinars – Customised content prepared and hosted by Wray Castle.
  5. Instructor-led Virtual Training Courses - live online classes delivering the same interactive learning experience as the face-to-face training

    Email info@wraycastle.com for more information.

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