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£1995.00
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Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
MULTIPLE - 15/04/2024
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Lancashire Adult Learning
MULTIPLE - 20/05/2024
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Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
MULTIPLE - 03/06/2024
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Course Overview

During the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of rail track maintenance that you need to obtain a successful career on the rail. The course will introduce you to the typical operations and allow you to develop an extensive skill set to carry out various roles within the Rail Industry.

You must book onto an Information and Advice Session prior to starting the course.

Also Included in The Course
• City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance
• City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering Underpinning Knowledge
• Full set of Network Rail Approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
• Network Rail Approved Medical – Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won’t progress on the course – Necessary for PTS
• Network Rail Approved Drugs & Alcohol Screening – Mandatory that this is attended and passed or won’t progress on the course – Necessary for PTS
• Sponsorship paperwork including ID and right-to-work documentation – Necessary for PTS.
• E-Learning – Sent from your sponsor – Mandatory that this is completed and passed by the deadline of your PTS training
• Small Plant Training.
• Basic Hand Tools Training.
• First Aid and Manual Handling.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:
• 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 inspections 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 conditions.

How will the course be assessed?

The NVQ and Tech Cert is 9:30-16:00 Monday-Friday for 6 weeks.
The PTS that follows is 8:30-17:00 for 2 weeks.
Learners must be able to commit to full attendance of all parts of the programme.

You will spend 16 days in a classroom setting.
You will spend 14 days on a track location for practical learning and skills assessments. These will take place at either Accrington College Campus or Preston Ribble Steam Railway, depending on your location.

Materials and other information

Our 3 day Health and Safety in Construction programme also includes CSCS Card. This can be accessed on course completion

Before starting this course you must attend an Information and Advice Session.
To book onto a session please:

Visit lal.ac.uk
Call: 01254 354423
Email: Richard.Dwyer@NelsonGroup.ac.uk