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EAL L3 DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - RAILWAY SPECIFIC

EAL L3 DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (AEB)
Start Date
15/01/2024
End Date
27/04/2024
Attendance
Part Time
Target audience 

This course is aimed at adults seeking to progress into a career within the Rail Industry.  Delivered on a part time, online basis this course can be suited around current commitments.  Fee remission is potentially available for this programme under the Governments 'Free Courses for Jobs' funding:

  • are 19 or over and do not already have a Level 3 qualification
  • already have a Level 3 qualification or higher but earn below the National Living Wage annually £33,210 per year (TVCA residents) £20,319 (non-TVCA residents)
  • already have a Level 3 qualification or higher but are unemployed

Advanced Learner Loan option is available for any learners who do not fall into the 'FCJ' criteria

Entry requirements 

  • Attendance to IAG prior to start is mandatory
  • Initial assessment to be completed before enrolling to the programme
Course content 

  • Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety
  • Engineering Organisational Efficiency and Improvement
  • Railway Infrastructure - Railway Civil Engineering
  • Railway Infrastructure - Track Engineering
  • Railway Infrastructure - Track Engineering Construction
  • Railway Infrastructure - Track Engineering Maintenance
  • Railway Infrastructure - Overhead Line Equipment Construction
  • Railway Infrastructure - Function and characteristics of railway signalling systems
Teaching & Learning 

This qualification has been developed to provide learners with underpinning knowledge and related practical skills in a range of engineering subjects, along with practical experience and expectations of the situations that they could face in an engineering job role.
The qualification may also be suitable for learners who are interested in engineering technology and/or are considering a career change.

Assessment criteria 

Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple-choice examination for the mandatory units and a Centre marked practical and theory assessments for the optional units. Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners for all units.

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.

Other information 

Travel costs available for learners living 1.5 miles away from college and meals vouchers via college bursary application for dates learners are required to be on site.

Referrals to be made to:  employerservices@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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