Certification as CBTC Expert

An expert in Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) is able to understand its architecture, components, system functioning and operation.

Certification as CBTC Expert
Type of Course

Successful completion of the “Basic Training Communication-Based Train Control (CBTC)” OR successful completion of both courses “CBTC Fundamentals” and “Implementation of CBTC & Operation”

Your benefits
  • Raise your level to international standards by having a certification as a CBTC expert
  • Apply your knowledge and understanding of CBTC signaling, architecture, components and functions
  • Demonstrate your ability to deal with challenges in operating CBTC rolling stock on non-CBTC networks
Course content
In modern railway signaling systems Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) can mainly be used in urban railway lines, either for metro or heavy rail systems. CBTC systems are widely accepted worldwide as they help towards achieving maximum capacity, minimum headway and maintaining safety requirements.

This certification guarantees that you have a deep understanding of the CBTC system and its architecture. With this certification you are able to apply your specialized knowledge to support railway companies around the globe. It leads to you becoming a recognized expert in the technical components of CBTC taking into account the basics of CBTC technology and operations.

An expert in Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) understands the intricacies of regular and special operation, which helps to achieve the maximum capacity and bring flexibility in responding to traffic demand whilst maintaining safety requirements. An expert will know how to handle challenges in implementing existing legacy networks.

Requirements for taking the final assessment and achieving the certification:  OR
As part of our booking process, you will need to set up a My Academy account. Please note, if you want to participate in a course but need the invoice to be issued to your company, then registration must be made via company address. This means you need to register as a company. The registering entity and the recipient of the invoice must be the same. Please note that DB Rail Academy cannot amend any invoices after they have been produced! If you require any assistance with your booking, please contact us via email: db-railacademy@deutschebahn.com 

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