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Engineers Australia's Graduate Learning Program - Rail

Upskill your graduates into high performing rail engineers

Programs

Engineers Australia's Graduate Learning Program - Rail

Upskill your graduates into high performing rail engineers

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Get ready for the rail project pipeline

With a $70 billion pipeline of construction planned for the next five years* comes a sharp increase in the demand for qualified rail engineers. 

Equip your graduates with the skills they need to thrive in this growing industry, including self-management, communication, project management, and rail operations.  

It's an ideal opportunity for you to attract and retain top talent, whilst preparing for your future projects and capability needs. 

* Australian Trade and Investment Commission 2023, Australia's A$70 billion rail construction pipeline

This program is delivered in partnership with the Australasian Railway Association.

How to join 

Any organisation can enrol their engineering graduates.   

Pre-requisites: an engineering degree in any discipline and up to two years’ work experience in an engineering related role in the rail industry.

Price

$5,990 ex GST per participant

Next intake

23 April 2024

RSVP: 16 April 2024

Duration
18 months
Additional Information

Program options

  1. Public program - ideal for a few graduate engineers who need to develop sector specific skills and network with peers across organisations.
  2. Private corporate program - for multiple graduates, this exclusive option complements your existing learning and development programs.

Looking to upskill your engineers at their next career stage? Visit the Emerging Engineers Leadership Program page

Your organisation can access exclusive deliveries of the Graduate Program for groups of 10 or more.  

Duration
Duration 18 months
Additional Information

Program options

  1. Private corporate program - for multiple graduates, this exclusive option complements your existing learning and development programs.

Looking to upskill your engineers at their next career stage? Visit the Emerging Engineers Leadership Program page

Why join this program?

Attract and retain talent

Strengthens your graduate recruitment offering through structured development with clear learning outcomes and support for their future career.

Skills for success

Addresses critical skills gaps and develops interpersonal, business and project management capability.

Practical learning

Designed and delivered by experts in rail, engineering and education with a focus on practical application of learning.

Creates networks

Includes complimentary Engineers Australia graduate membership to increase networking opportunities (T&Cs apply).

Visibility of skills development

Know how your graduates’ are applying their new skills to their work through shared evidence of applied learning portfolios.

Drives performance improvement

Graduates learn to drive their own performance improvement and ensure they’re meeting your company’s standards through guided feedback activities.

Learning modules

A comprehensive introduction to the rail industry from the Australasian Railway Association. 

Your graduates will learn about the industry’s contribution to the economy, how to manage assets, how to safely operate a rail network, and understand how the businesses that make up the supply chain work together.

  • Track infrastructure
  • Rollingstock
  • Operations & safety
  • Passenger & freight
  • Supply chain

This module lays the foundations for professional and personal growth. 

Your graduates will develop self-management skills and improve their critical interpersonal skills. They will also learn how to take responsibility for their career by pursuing further professional development and credentials such as Chartered status.

  • Actioning feedback
  • Communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Resilience

This module builds leadership capabilities to drive performance and thrive in a rapidly changing environment. 

Your graduates will learn to work effectively with stakeholders, how to lead high-performing teams, and foster diversity and inclusion in multidisciplinary team environments.

  • Conflict management
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Negotiation
  • Supporting change

This module focuses on the latest edition of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), PMBOK7. 

Your graduates also learn the principles to solve problems, particularly how to apply them to ethical and sustainability issues on engineering projects. 

  • Ethics
  • Problem-solving
  • Project lifecycle
  • Risk management

Award-winning program

Engineers Australia’s Graduate Program team is delighted to be awarded three 2023 LearnX Platinum Awards for Best Learning and Development (Industry Specific), Best Learning Design Team, and Best Learning and Development Team.

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