Railway Signalling and Control Systems
Location and date
15 - 17 April 2024 (Part A) - Live virtual
23 - 25 April 2024 (Part B) - Stevenage
The IET Railway Signalling, and Control Systems (RSCS) Professional Development Course is a six day training session presented by expert trainers who have worked on railway systems around the world.
The programme of this well-established course is updated year after year to provide you with the most up-to-date contemporary training on signalling and control systems.
The programme features more than 25 individual sessions, covering a range of core signalling topics. The course also features a technical visit, as well as ample time to discuss content with the speakers, ask questions and network with fellow members of the railway community.
At a glance
Duration: six days
CPD hours: 26
This course is in partnership with IRSE, Institution of Railway Signal Engineers
Key reasons to attend
- You will be able to fully comprehend the fundamental design and assurance requirements of modern safety signalling and control systems.
- Analyse the role of the human in the context of the railway service to be operated and the appropriate levels of system integration required
- You will be able to find many interesting sessions included within the course as RSCS provides over 25 technical sessions.
- Gain in-depth knowledge of the acceptance and regulatory regimes in place
- Cover both the signalling and signalling control systems as well as their associated sub-systems together with the major system and sub-system interfaces
- Network with other delegates within the field.
- You will be given a copy of technical papers and presentation slides, to further your development after the course.
UK-SPEC competencies: A, B and E
Competence A: Knowledge and understanding
For Chartered Engineers: “use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimise the application of advanced and complex systems.”
For Incorporated Engineers: “Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology”
For Engineering Technicians: “Use engineering knowledge and understanding to apply technical and practical skills.”
Competence B: Design, development and solving engineering problems
For Chartered Engineers: “apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to analyse and solve engineering problems.”
For Incorporated Engineers: “apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct, commission, operate, maintain, decommission and recycle engineering processes, systems, services and products.”
For Engineering Technicians: “shall contribute to the design, development, manufacture, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes, systems or services”
Competence E: Professional commitment
For Chartered & Incorporated Engineers: “demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.”
Engineering Technicians: “shall demonstrate a personal commitment to an appropriate code of professional conduct, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment.”
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