Rail Engineering Track Maintenance Level 2 NVQ Diploma

Shipley College is working with Platinum Rail Services to deliver a Sector Based Work Academy. This 6-week course is 70% practical and will take place in your local area. This is a free course for any who is 19+, in receipt of benefits and actively seeking employment. Every day over four million journeys are made across the 20,000 miles of track in England, Scotland, and Wales. Britain has Europe’s fastest-growing railway and needs trained, hard-working individuals who are prepared to work round-the-clock to keep the system moving safely, reliably, and efficiently. You will need GCSE Grade D / 4 or above in maths and English, however if you do not have this, the College will provide an initial assessment to ensure your suitability. You will complete L2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance, NCFE Level 1 Employability Certificate and Essential Digital Skills Qualification (EDSQ). Should you be successful you will then have the opportunity to complete the PTS (Personal Track Safety) and TIC (Track Induction Course) free of charge which will be an addtional two weeks. This will allow you to work on the tracks. The College will fund all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed for the course, You will also need to undertake a medical as well as a drug & alcohol screening prior to starting the PTS/TIC. You will be invited to attend an Information & Guidance Day on 7th June at Eastbrook Court JobCentre from 10.30am, to find out everything you need to know.

Subject Railway Engineering
Level Level 2
Study Type Part Time
Course Code 1522
Cost £ FREE
Start Date 19-Jun-2023
Start Time 9am
End Date 28-Jul-2023
End Time 4pm
Day Various
Duration 6 Weeks
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
19-Jun-2023 9am 28-Jul-2023 4pm Various 6 Weeks Shipley College
100% fee reduction may apply to you if in receipt of benefits and actively seeking employment or in work, earnings less the £19,305 annually (£18,525 annually if not from an eligible regional postcode)

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