Metro Academy is scaling to meet the needs of the Victorian Rail Industry

Metro Academy is scaling to meet the needs of the Victorian Rail Industry

5 May 2022, Metro Newsroom

Metro Academy is our very own Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers railway workers and contractors training and development to be able to work safely on a live railway.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academy increased its offerings

  • The Rail Safety Training team expanded from 7 to 18 trainers
  • With the addition of a new training location in Laverton, Metro Academy now delivers over three campuses
  • Allowing 250 additional courses to be offered in FY22
  • Resulting in next day availability for most bookings

Check out the Academy’s online program and booking tool – The Platform

The Platform has a new homepage which makes it easier to find what you need.

  • My Upcoming Training will show you any face-to-face training sessions that you are enrolled in
  • My Training Record will show you all uncompleted training sessions that have been assigned to you
  • Certifications will show you any training that requires a refresher including the date in which you will need the refresher by

What’s coming up next?

The Academy will soon be offering 2 new courses.

The Basic Rail Industry Knowledge program. Designed to give a high-level induction of the many teams working together to keep the network running.

The Rail Operations Fundamentals (ROF) skillset. This skillset will provide fundamental skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in the rail industry.

The team at the Academy are excited to welcome you to their training facilities and look forward to sharing more updates with you as our program and offerings develop.​​​​​​​

If you have any questions relating to the platform, please contact

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