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Qualification name NVQ Certificate in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 2nd January 2025
Cost description You might want to invest in good quality PPE and safety boots, the college will provide you with a set of PPE which is returned at the end of the course.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Are you interested in a career in rail engineering? This course comes with a guaranteed job after successful completion, and will give you the knowledge and skills you need to work on rail tracks safely and effectively. Learn about track layout, health and safety, manual handling techniques, how to carry out a track inspection, and how to maintain the track itself. Successful candidates will be offered employment in the rail industry.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You must be interested in a career in rail engineering, be motivated and eager to learn. You must be aged 19 and above, and be able to attend college 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) for 8 weeks.You must also meet the eligibility for residency:Be able to provide a British or Irish Passport with three years' residency in the EU/EEA, orHave a European Union Settlement Scheme residence (EUSS) with three years' residency in the EU/EEA and UK and have lived in the UK prior to 31 December 2020, orHave a

View the key features of this course.

This course includes the following knowledge and skills areas:Personal track safetyDC conductor rails Track induction Rail track practical experienceHealth and safetyFirst aid Rail plant and tool training

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment will be based on the activities you do on the track itself, and exams for first aid, personal track safety, and track induction.

This course is a fast-track route into employment, and if you complete the course successfully, you will be offered employment in the rail sector.

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Name Enfield Centre
Address 73 Hertford Road
London
EN3 5HA
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