BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.
This course will give those interested in working in the railway industry the opportunity to learn essential skills required for safety in a railway yard and working on freight equipment.
This course isn't currently offered through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe rules related to walking in railway yards.
Describe rules related to walking in front of or around freight equipment.
Describe safely entraining, crossing over and detraining stationary freight equipment.
Explain situational awareness related to railway operations.
Explain safety factors while in a railway yard.
Effective as of Winter 2017
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