Courses & Events
The rail industry is constantly changing as new technologies, policy issues, and rules and regulations emerge. That’s why the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) provides hands-on training courses, and hosts regular conferences and other events ― to keep government officials, first responders and communities informed and at the forefront our ever-evolving industry.
You’ll find an up-to-date list of the events, professional development opportunities and courses RAC offers here.
2nd International Safety Culture Summit
The Summit offers a forum for delegates to learn from experts and industry leaders, share experiences and best practices, interact with delegates from different industries, and contribute to setting the agenda for the future of safety culture.
Railway Operations Live
This interactive two-and-a-half-day course offers a glimpse into a day in the life of a railway crew member, and covers topics such as safety standards, track inspection, maintenance and switching, and locomotive operation.
Railway Emergency Response Course
This 40-hour course provides emergency responders with lectures and hands-on training on all aspects of responding to a railway incident involving dangerous goods.
Loading & Unloading Dangerous Goods
This one-day training course on the transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) by rail is designed for railway, oil and chemical plant employees, and can be customized to your facility’s operations and the specific dangerous goods that you handle.