Are you interested in a career in rail engineering? This course comes with a guaranteed job after succesful 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.
This course includes the following knowledge and skills areas:
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:
All learners will undergo a drugs and alcohol test on the first week of the course.
Assessment will be based on the activities you do on the track itself, and exams for first aid, personal track safety, and track induction.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
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.
Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!