Introduction to ComputersThis chapter is an introduction to computer fundamentals with emphasis on skills training.
Communications for GuardsThis chapter is an introduction to the skills and attitudes required to effectively communicate within the railways. The oral and written skills are necessary for effective communications among employees, and between employees and public.
Life and work managementThe railway is both a rewarding and demanding work environment where Guards must prepare for a variety of challenges. Developing appropriate personal work and management skills will help them cope with challenging personal and work situations, maintain physical and emotional well-being, and enjoy a successful career on the railways.
Professional SkillsThis chapter will provide learners with knowledge of basic railway operations and the customer service skills that will enable them to deal effectively, efficiently, and professionally with co-workers and travelling public.
Guards’ DutiesGuards are critical to operations of goods and passenger trains. They play a key role in ensuring trains are built and reach their destinations safely. This module provides an introduction to the role and responsibilities of Guards as well as the knowledge, skills, and attributes that are required to be effective.
Introduction to Railway OperationsThis chapter will give learners a basic knowledge of the history of the railways and main infrastructure aspects (track, wagons, locomotives and their maintenance operating Rules, commercial operations.)
Movements and Equipment InspectionsTesting and inspecting the equipments of personal and Brakevan and trains are major responsibilities for Guards. This module covers the basic Guards responsibilities and procedures for performing inspections on trains and equipments. It encompasses pre-departure and en route inspections required in accordance with rules and regulations. Much of a Guards work involves recognition of railway signs and signals as well as direct operation of railways equipments. This module allows Guards to observe track signs, signals.
Learning RoadThis chapter is the transition between classroom and work. It focuses on the application towards mastery of the skills already learned in the Training Center within a safe environment. The practicum conditions will simulate real working conditions of Guards who work outside in prevailing weather conditions.
Shunting and MarshallingA key responsibility for Guards is to ensure that carriages and wagons are switched, picked up and set off safely and properly, and that these wagons are arranged in the correct sequence within the train (marshalling). This module will introduce learners to the basic concepts and principles used to ensure safe and efficient shunting and marshalling.
Rules, Authorities and Record KeepingThis chapter is as introduction to the Operating Rules that governs railway operations and the general procedures for authorities and record keeping. It describes how the G and SR impacts major functions within railway operations and promote safe operations relative to the movement and handling of trains and engines across a rail system. Forms/reports/documents are essential for the operation of a railway, and Guards will be taught how to complete and maintain different forms/reports.
Safety CultureSafety culture is the term used to identify an overall approach to managing safety. Rather than being a set of rules and procedures, safety culture is an attitude or way of life that is practiced by everyone both at home and in the workplace. This module will provide the learner with the foundation for safety.