The Australian Rail Industry is experiencing unprecedented growth nationally with major projects taking place in all states. Simultaneously the industry is suffering from acute skills shortages.

Whether you’re beginning your career, looking for new challenges, returning to work or simply after a career change, the rail industry offers rewarding career opportunities in a variety of roles.

Safely Access the Rail Corridor with TICRail

The mandatory, 1-day induction course for the rail industry runs every week with TICRail. Enrol in the next course near you.

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With $155 billion in rail investment expected over the next decade, there has never been a better time to work in rail. You can contribute to shaping projects like the Sydney Metro, Brisbane’s Cross River Rail or the Inland Rail Project to be at the forefront of the future of rail. Or you can work on huge mining networks in the North West of Western Australia offering viable career options.

Whether you are working on the critical design and construction of these landmark projects, or taking on the smooth operation and maintenance of the network, your role in the rail industry will make a real difference to the cities and towns you work in.

Rail offers the opportunity to move between roles and specialisations as your career develops, providing a rich and rewarding career that stands the test of time. Join the rail industry to develop your career for the long term.


Not sure where to start?

So you know you want to work in rail, so how do you get started? You check out our Getting Started page that tells you everything you need to know.

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The Instruction Company (TICRail) can help you commence, build and maintain your skills, knowledge and qualifications to ensure you can be a part of this exciting and growing industry nationally and internationally.

TICRail has been assisting skills development and progression in the rail industry since 2000 and has offices and training teams in all state of Australia. Let us assist you is supporting the Australian Rail Industry.