Through an apprenticeship scheme, students can benefit from a practical, hands on experience of working in railway engineering whilst gaining qualifications and earning a wage. Further enhancing your employability within the rail industry.
Entry requirements: To be accepted onto one of our apprenticeship programmes you will need to complete a pre-apprenticeship. Please contact us for details of how to apply. Once you have been accepted you will need to pass a Medical and Drugs & Alcohol examination, which everyone has to have to work in the Railway Industry.
Course objectives:During the apprenticeship scheme, you will gain qualifications for the following:
- Using safe and effective working practices
- Personal Track Safety when working on or near the line
- Track Induction
- Dismantling and installation of railway assets and components
- Preparation and safe use of tools and equipment
- Manual and mechanical lifting and moving techniques
- Effective methods of communication
- Application of analytical methods to engineering situations
- Application of fault finding techniques
- Inspection of railway infrastructure
- Uses, requirements and properties of engineering materials
On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be qualified to work in the railway sector as a competent track person.