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.
Railway Operations Live 2018
Railway Operations Live is an interactive two-and-a-half day course that offers a glimpse into “a day in the life of a railway crew member.”
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.
Open-Top Railcar Loading
The RAC’s Mechanical Services Team offers training courses to shippers and railways on how to safely load open-top and closed railcars.
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.