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Australian Mining Feature for Drivetrain: Drivetrain expands into Kalgoorlie!

Drivetrain expands into Kalgoorlie features in Australian Mining magazine. Drivetrain’s longstanding relationships with leading international driveline component and equipment brands allows Drivetrain to enhance and improve mining maintenance programs ...

Drivetrain to attend IMARC 2021!

The Drivetrain business development team are excited to attend the International Mining And Resources Conference + Expo (IMARC) being held over three days from 24-27th October at Melbourne Showgrounds. Visit ...

CERT delivers High Risk Training

CERT delivers High Risk Training in Bunbury. The Centre for Excellence in Rail Training, trading as CERT Training, is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that commenced operations in 2003 and continues ...

Australian Mining features Drivetrain: An evolving partnership for an evolving industry

Drivetrain partnership features in Australian Mining magazine. A 20-year partnership between Drivetrain Australia and supplier Dana Spicer has evolved over the years to support the ever changing demands of the ...

Driving change underground at Darlot

Drivetrain proudly features in the Australian Mining Magazine! Driving change underground at Darlot! Drivetrain has pledged its support in ensuring Red 5 unlocks the maximum potential of two brand-new Kovatera UT99 ...

CERT-Q Supports Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Fundraiser

On Thursday 28th May 2020, the CERT Queensland Office participated in Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea. Lots of delicious treats were shared while maintaining social distance requirements as COVID-19 continues.   ...

What medical do I need as a Rail Industry Worker?

The requirements and levels of rail medicals can be confusing. Whether you’re operating a locomotive or carrying out track maintenance, safety is always the top priority in the rail ...

CERT Graduates on-track to success

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) Inland Rail project will see more than 1,700km of rail comprising of 13 individual projects between Brisbane and Melbourne transform the way freight is moved ...

Engenco welcomes Tony, the new Executive GM, Workforce Solutions

CERT is pleased to announce and welcome Tony as EGM of the newly established division within the Engenco Group – known as Workforce Solutions, which encompasses CERT and Momentum. We can ...

What is a RIW card and how do I get one?

WHAT IS A RAIL INDUSTRY WORKER (RIW) CARD? A RIW Card is an identification card which includes a link to an electronic record of a worker’s details as relevant ...

CERT Training explores on-line training options

With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic we continuously reflect on how we can protect our customers and their staff, CERT employees and our contractors. CERT have already taken a shift ...

How is CERT keeping you safe during COVID-19?

With the World Health Organisation assessing COVID-19 as a pandemic we reflect on how we can protect our customers, employees and our contractors. Our priority is to provide and maintain ...

NOVEL CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) – INFORMATION FOR ALL VISITORS AND CONTRACTORS

13 March 2020 until further notice – The Engenco Group have implemented the following communication to all visitors and contractors as a condition of entry. These Conditions of Entry are to be read, ...

CERT Monthly update – January 2020

CERT Monthly update – CERT Victoria has kicked off 2020 with both rail theory and practical class sessions for different nationally recognised Units of Competency running smoothly from the 2nd January. Pictured ...

National Track Safety Awareness Training (NTSA)

WHY DO I NEED THE ARTC NATIONAL TRACK SAFETY AWARENESS COURSE? The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) National Track Safety Awareness course is an induction training package specifically designed for ...

Watco Companies – Train Driver RPL Project

Watco employs a diverse and varied range of currently competent Train Drivers with experience driving a myriad of locomotives both in Western Australia, Nationally and Internationally. In 2014, Watco Management approached ...

Samsung C&T – Roy Hill Project

Samsung approached CERT to assist in creating a suite of training materials to ensure Employees and Contractors were aware of their safeworking requirements within the rail corridor. These materials were ...

What is Nationally Recognised Training?

The rail industry employs around 60,000 people Australia-wide, with roles ranging from train drivers and track maintainers to hand signallers and safety managers. A career in rail offers unique opportunities, though ...

Kenya Ports Authority selects CERT for rail infrastructure training

The Kenya Ports Authority has forged a strong relationship with CERT since 2014 and engaged them to assist with the development of its workforce and establishing training strategies. This has involved ...

Terry Henderson – An asset to CERT and his students

CERT Trainer/Assessor Terry recently completed his 3000th assessment since joining the Victorian team. Starting his working life in January 1969 as an apprentice boilermaker/welder with Victorian Railways, he then ...

Contemporary rail training from assessors with first hand experience

Read the latest Rail Express article focused on CERT Assessors first hand knowledge of the industry and their capability to train students using contemporary methods. https://www.railexpress.com.au/

Collins class submarine refit

At the end of 2019, Drivetrain will deliver the last of three engine frames commissioned by ASC, formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation. The engine frames have been manufactured by our specialist ...

Changing times, changing needs

Read the latest Rail Express article that highlights CERTs extensive history in the rail industry and how we have evolved into an Australian leader in compliant, quality and cost effective ...

ARTC NSW Network Rules and Procedures Mandatory Training now available online

Don’t want to sit in a classroom all day? CERT is the ONLY RTO delivering the ARTC Network Rules and Procedure 2020 changes via an online training platform. You can ...

Victorian TTSA – What you need to know

WHY DO I NEED THE VICTORIAN TTSA COURSE? The Victorian TTSA (Train Track Safety Awareness) – Level 1 course provides skills and knowledge required by all staff and contractors working in the ...

Variety – The Children’s Charity – 30th Anniversary Bash – WA

“The Variety Bash is not a race or a rally, it’s a fun and social event, or in the words of the originator Dick Smith, ‘A drive in the ...

Why do I need a forklift course?

WHY DO I NEED TO COMPLETE A FORKLIFT COURSE? The operation of a forklift is a classed as a high risk work activity, LF class and therefore, requires licensing through ...

Drivetrain turns heads at IMARC

Drivetrain’s business development team attended the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) + Expo in Melbourne in October. It is Australia’s largest mining event bringing together over 7,000 decision makers ...

WHY DO I NEED TO COMPLETE A DOGGING AND RIGGING COURSE?

WHY DO I NEED TO COMPLETE A DOGGING AND BASIC RIGGING COMBINED COURSE? CPCCLDG3001A – Licence to perform dogging and CPCCLRG3001A – Licence to perform rigging basic level are operations ...

A delivery first for Darlot Gold Mine in WA

In November 2019, Drivetrain delivered two brand-new UT99 underground utility vehicles to the Darlot Gold Mine in Western Australia. Red 5’s 100% owned Darlot Mine is located approximately 900km north-east of Perth ...

CERT provides Career Start Rail Skills program

Energy Skills Queensland’s Career Start Rail Skills program is designed to offer long-term unemployed and disadvantaged candidates the opportunity to complete work-based training and skills funded under the Skilling ...

RAIL SAFETY TRAINING FOR GREAT SOUTHERN RAIL

CERT SA Manager and Trainer, Pete recently traveled to Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory to complete Rail Safety Worker training with 5 Great Southern Rail employees. These employees access the ...

CERT Training donates to the Lachlan Valley Railway Society

Lachlan Valley Railway Society is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1974 for the purpose of collecting, preserving and presenting the railway heritage of NSW. The LVR Society is based in the ...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO WORK ON NSW RAIL NETWORKS (RISI COURSE)

WHY DO I NEED THE TFNSW SX52 COURSE (RISI)?  If you want to work in the NSW rail industry the first step is completing the TfNSW SX52 Accessing the rail ...

CERTIFICATE II IN RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

WHAT IS A CERTIFICATE II IN RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE COURSE? The TLI21315 – Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure course is a general qualification for personnel engaged in basic operations within the rail ...

MAXIMA – SPECIALISED EMPLOYMENT SERVICE PROVIDER FOR JOB-SEEKERS WITH DISABILITIES

CERT was contacted by Jason an Employment Consultant from Maxima, a specialised employment service provider for job-seekers with disabilities, late in 2018. He had a job seeker, Paul who required a ...

A career milestone for a veteran of industry

Rick Brett, Manager Components Division at Drivetrain, recently celebrated his 30th year of employment with the company. Rick remains as enthusiastic and committed to delivering the best outcomes for our ...

GEMCO RAIL

A surge in business activities and increased number of projects has seen the Gemco Rail team expand significantly in the last 6-12 months. So, when Gemco Rail required additional training ...

New Partnership Aids ANZ Rail Customers

Higher Power Industries (HPI) and Gemco Rail (Gemco) have announced the execution of a Strategic Partnership Agreement for the distribution of locomotive parts and components to the Australian and New ...

Gemco Rail recognised for 20 years membership

Gemco Rail – National Sales Manager Mr. Jim Griffiths was presented with a 20 year membership award from RTAA – President Thomas Kerr at the recent RTAA Annual Dinner on the 3rd April 2019. ...

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A WAY TO PROGRESS YOUR CAREER WITHIN THE RAIL INDUSTRY?

CERT Training are now taking enrolments for TLI22015 Certificate II in Shunting (including Second Person/Driver Assistant) This course provides a qualification in basic operations within the rail yard/terminal ...

KOMITE NASIONAL KESELAMATAN TRANSPORTASI (KNKT)

The Indonesia Transport Safety Assistance Package (ITSAP) forms part of the Australian Government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) agenda. The goal of ITSAP is to improve transport safety by assisting ...

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