Version Effective: 1st of June, 2018
Version Effective: 1st of June, 2018

ACC00098 - Short Course in Undertake a Derailment Investigation

Course Details

Course Summary

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake a derailment investigation in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements. It includes preparing for a derailment investigation, determining potential contributory factors, planning for derailment investigation report requirements, and investigating a derailment. This unit applies to people with the responsibility for rail operations management. The unit TLIF5023 Undertake a Derailment Investigation is a standalone unit delivered at the CQUniversity Bundaberg Crash Lab as a residential school over 5 days. Students undertaking this course will study the accredited unit TLIF5023 - Undertake a derailment investigation. The cost of this short course is $2,700.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but it is strongly suggested that students have at least two years prior experience working in the rail sector in operational or infrastructure contexts.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Students completing this course should be able to assist with a derailment investigation as a team member. Upon successful completion of this accredited short course students will receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit TLIF5023 - Undertake a derailment investigation.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

5 day residential school
  • On-campus
Core
TLIF5023 Undertake a derailment investigation More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
TLIF5023 Undertake a derailment investigation

Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Bundaberg

March: Part Time
June: Part Time
September: Part Time
November: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Dates for rail safety workshops in Bundaberg are as follows:

1 April – 4 April – Derailment (ACC00098 - Short Course in Undertake a Derailment Investigation)

6-12 July – Derailment - (ACC00098 - Short Course in Undertake a Derailment Investigation)

30 Sept – 4 Oct – Derailment - (ACC00098 - Short Course in Undertake a Derailment Investigation)


Residential School Information

A number of exercises will be conducted outdoors in a simulated rail environment. Students will be required to wear long sleeved high visibility shirt, long trousers, steel capped/composite safety boots, safety glasses, gloves and a broad brimmed hat. 


Additional Resources and Textbooks

A comprehensive learning guide will be provided to students.


Students will be required to wear long sleeved high visibility shirt, long trousers, steel capped/composite safety boots, safety glasses, gloves and a broad brimmed hat.