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Signal Engineering Principles

Bespoke & Private Courses: 

Signet Solutions can reserve a course for your company exclusively, and we can design courses to meet your company's specifications. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

2 Days
Location: at our Derby training centre, or on your premises (Suitable training facilities required)


This course will provide the delegate with an understanding of the key signalling system technologies, equipment and working processes, relevant to the planning of work on the infrastructure.

Key Features

  •  Reflects the requirements of the UK main-line network
  • Ideal for people new to signalling technology
  • May be tailored to specific client or railway administration.

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • State the purpose of a signalling system
  • Identify the key signalling system technologies
  • Identify and state the function of signalling trackside and centralised subsystems
  • Describe the operational principles of different level crossing types
  • Identify the key processes used to safely control work on signalling equipment

Assessment and Certification

Achievement of the Course Outcomes will be assessed by a theory assessment.

The delegate’s achievement of the Course Outcomes will be confirmed by a certificate.


There are no specific prerequisites for this course.