Rail Engineering programme with Job Opportunities! – Wigan Classroom & Practical


Course Eligibility

  • Must be unemployed
  • Must be receiving a benefit & UK resident for 3 years or more
  • Candidates need to be 19 or older as of 31st August 2023
  • Must be able to travel to Wigan
  • Must be a resident of Greater Manchester
  • Must be able to commit to the full course timings & schedule
  • Must have a valid/in date form of ID
  • You must hold a level 2 qualification if under 24 years old

Course Description

This is a 8 week intense programme available to residents of Greater Manchester. Learners must be able to travel to Wigan.

Course includes, PPE, Medical/D&A tests and the learners all go immediately on to the books of an employer on course completion.

Course Units:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance

Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge

Critical safety licences and tickets including;

PTS (Personal Track Safety)
TIC (Track Induction Competency)
OLEC1 (Overhead Line Engineering Construction)
DCCR (DC Conductor Rails)

Modules Covered:

Engineering Industry
Engineering technology
Maintenance technology
Maintaining Mechanical Devices and Equipment
Prepare to Undertake duties in the Rail Industry
Undertake routine Manual Maintenance of the Permanent Way
Carry Out Corrective Adjustments to Permanent Way Assets
Assist in preparing Resources for the Permanent Way
Undertake Replacement of Permanent Way Assets and Components
Restore Track Geometry Faults to Operational conditions
Prepare Small Plant, Measuring Equipment and Tools for Permanent Way Renewal
Deal with Incidents and Contingencies withing Rail Environment
Lift and move permanent way materials components and equipment
Restore Plain Track Geometry to Operational Condition
Restore Rail switches and crossings to Operational Condition.

Course Delivery:

Induction: Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Start: Monday 8th April 2024

End Date: Friday 31st May 2024

Duration: 8 Weeks

Course Overview

Course Start Date:
Start Time:
09:30 AM
End Time:
04:30 PM
Course Duration:
8 Weeks
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Course Tags:
Railways, Wigan, Manchester, Rail Engineering

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