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C&G L2 NVQ DIPLOMA IN RAIL ENGINEERING TRACK MAINTENANCE & C&G L2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN RAIL ENGINEERING UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
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C&G L2 NVQ DIPLOMA IN RAIL ENGINEERING TRACK MAINTENANCE & C&G L2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN RAIL ENGINEERING UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE

CG L2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN RAIL ENGINEERING UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE (AEB)(LF)
Start Date
06/08/2023
End Date
04/08/2024
Attendance
Part Time
Target audience 

This course is aimed at adults seeking to progress into a career within the Rail Industry.  Fee remission is potentially available for this programme based on individual circumstances:

  • 19 years plus in receipt of benefits - UC/JSA/ESA
  • Employed and earning less than £33,210 per year (TVCA residents) or £20,319 (non-TVCA residents)
Entry requirements 

  • Attendance to IAG prior to start is mandatory
  • Initial Assessments will be carried out on day 1, learners to be working at entry level 3
Course content 

This qualification aims to provide candidates with sufficient knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to work within the Rail Engineering and Track Maintenance sector. Full practical training and PPE is provided at Seymour's Skills Academy on our large scale mock rail track to provide hands on, real life experience of working on the railway. On completion of the six-week programme candidates will be given the opportunity to complete an additional two-week Personal Track safety and Track Induction course, a mandatory qualification required to work on the railway. Full rail track approved PPE is provided.

Teaching & Learning 

This railway engineering programme will give the candidates the following qualifications, certificates and Network Rail mandatory competencies:

CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE IN RAIL ENGINEERING UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE units:

  • Engineering technology
  • Maintenance technology
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment

CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 2 NVQ DIPLOMA IN RAIL ENGINEERING TRACK MAINTENANCE units:

  • Undertake routine maintenance of the permanent way
  • Carry out routine adjustments to permanent way assets
  • Prepare to undertake duties in the rail engineering industry
  • Carry out routine inspection of the permanent way
  • Assist in preparing resources for permanent way activities
  • Undertake replacement of permanent way assets and components
  • Restore track geometry to operational condition by the manual repair of permanent way assets
  • Prepare small plant, measuring equipment and tools for permanent way renewal or maintenance
  • Deal with incidents and contingencies within the railway environment
  • Lift and move permanent way materials, components and equipment
  • Restore plain line track geometry to operational condition

Other industry relevant units covered included in:

  • Personal Track Safety (PTS)
  • Track Induction Competencies (TIC)
  • Overhead Line Equipment Construction (OLEC 1)
  • Safety Awareness
  • Manual Handling
  • Emergencey First Aid
  • Fire Awareness
  • Hand Tools/Small Plant Training & Assessment

Mandatory Network Rail Medical and D&A is carried out in week four of the programme which learners must pass in order to be given clearance to work on the railway.

Assessment criteria 

Portfolio building and a range of practical assessments to demonstrate knowledge and understanding.

Progression 

Candidates are provided with the qualifications and cards required to progress within a career in the Rail Industry. Each learner is linked to an employer as a 'sponsor' who support with offering employment.
Level 3 Diploma in Engineering (Railway Specific) - dates available upon request delivered online, via HCFE.

Other information 

Travel costs available for learners living 1.5 miles away from college and meals vouchers via college bursary application. Transport to and from practical location for training is provided to all learners if required.
Referrals to be made to:
empoyerservices@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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