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The Railway Conductor training program has been designed and developed in cooperation with the railway industry under the guidance of an Industry Steering Committee comprised of representatives from railway companies in Canada.
Conductors work as members of a train crew in either road or yard service. Conductors are involved with switching cars, making or splitting up trains in yards, or moving cars between yards, sidings or tracks according to instructions originating with yard and train planners. The role of the Conductor is an important link between customer satisfaction and maintaining efficient operations.
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Math 11, plus two years of education in English with one of the following:
1) English 12;
2) Communications 12;
3) three credits of post-secondary English, Humanities or Social Sciences.
This 17-week long specialty program is offered at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). The program is presented in a combination of classroom instructions, hands-on training through the use of lab facilities and work site visits, and up to ten days of practicum experience at a working railroad.
The Industry Training Authority link on this page has been re-directed to the program page at BCIT.