Rail Engineering Track Maintenance PTS - Level 2 NVQ Certificate

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Start Date: 12 September 2022
Duration: 6 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

Start Date: 31 October 2022
Duration: 5 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

Start Date: 4 January 2023
Duration: 6 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

Start Date: 20 February 2023
Duration: 6 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

Start Date: 10 April 2023
Duration: 6 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

Start Date: 29 May 2023
Duration: 6 Weeks
Attendance: Part Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre

ABOUT THE COURSE

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.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

This course includes the following knowledge and skills areas:

  • Personal track safety
  • DC conductor rails 
  • Track induction 
  • Rail track practical experience
  • Health and safety
  • First aid 
  • Rail plant and tool training

WHAT WILL I NEED?

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, or
  • Have 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, or
  • Have a biometric residence card permitting study in the UK along with having lived in the UK for the at least the last three years, and
  • Be able to provide current proof of JSA, IS, UC or ESA or proof of salary.

All learners will undergo a drugs and alcohol test on the first week of the course.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

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

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

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.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

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.

NOT SURE WHICH LEVEL
IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!

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