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Construction supervisor? Electrical Engineer? Business know-how?

Take the next step in your professional development by finding and booking a training, program or vocational course with DB Rail Academy. With flexible training options and a highly experienced team, we will give you the skills you need to shape the future!

Based on your level of experience and target, you can find your ideal training. Choose and book training courses from the following product areas.


Important Note:

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This course makes clear that a well-planned management of rail infrastructure and maintenance help to improve the quality of operations and maintenance processes.
Top up on your accounting and controlling skills to keep ahead in the railway business.
Brush up your accounting and controlling skills to help ensure positive future financial results.
The European Train Control System (ETCS) is a new common train protection system, which ensures increased safety and higher train frequency on the tracks.
Understanding the principles of Rail Electrical and Power Engineering and the requirements of overhead catenary systems helps to ensure safety in electrical systems.
The objective of this course is to learn and understand how the different railway brakes work to ensure a smoother and safer running of a railway.
RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Safety) is a decision-making key factor in railway business to improve the operational effectiveness.
Grasp the opportunity and use strategic product, service and process innovations to overcome the challenges in a VUCA world.
Brush up on corporate and business strategy in a VUCA world and the right leadership and strategies for rail in the digital age.
Optimize processes and professionalize your management system. Familiarize yourself with the basics of process management and setting up a modern integrated management system.
Discover modern methods and instruments to optimize processes and professionalize your management system.
Improve your skills to ensure a smooth management of your rail organization. Receive impulses to develop and use your skills profitably from the start.
Build up your competence in dealing with management challenges related to the railway in relation to human factors and ergonomics.
This course includes all aspects of the design, operation and maintenance of the bogie, the wheelsets and their components for metros, freight, commuter and high-speed trains.
The objective is to understand key principles of railway operations and important interrelationships and dependencies to be able to move railway vehicles efficiently and safely.

Our Online Trainings

We offer classroom courses and online courses

An online training is a videoconferencing tool for delivering real-time content without being physically present at a location. Equipped with online features such as screen sharing, whiteboard with drawing tools, presentation, survey or chat functions, you can explore new ways to share your knowledge and expertise during timely, tightly organized online sessions. For our online courses we use the online tool WebEx Training. 


Join our free online courses

With our free Learning Nuggets, you can gain direct access to Deutsche Bahn's railway experts. Learn and discuss topics including freight operationpredictive maintenance and station & service in our short online units explaining what the transportation sector is all about. Find out more about the topics, experts and how to sign up for our sessions here.


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