Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

1449 Sector Based Work Academy Rail Engineering Track Maintenance

Ref:   1449
Age: 16+
Company: Shipley College
Location: Shipley
Hours:  TBC
Pay: N/A

Shipley College is working with Platinum Rail to deliver a Sector Based Work Academy. The course is 8 weeks long and will run Monday to Friday. The course is 70% practical and will take place at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

Qualifications & Training:

In the first six weeks you will complete the following:

Level 2 Certificate in Rail EngineeringUnderpinning Knowledge

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering TrackMaintenance


In the last two weeks the course will cover the following:

Personal Track Safety

•Manual handling

•Safety Awareness

•Fire and First Aid Awareness

•ICI (Industry Common Induction)

•TIC (Track Induction Course


You will need GCSE Grade D or above in maths and English, however if you do not have this, the College will provide an initial assessment to ensure your suitability.

Initial assessments will take place Friday 22nd November

Additional Information:

Every day over four million journeys are made across the 20,000 miles of track in England, Scotland and Wales. Britain has Europe’s fastest-growing railway and needs trained, hard-working individuals who are prepared to work round-the-clock to keep the system moving safely, reliably and efficiently.

Course starting Monday 2nd December & finishing Friday 7th February.

This is a free course for any who is 16+, inreceipt of benefits and actively seekingemployment.•The College will fund all required PPE (personalprotective equipment) need for the course aswell as the medical drug & alcohol test.

How to Apply: Contact  Bradford EA team on 01274 336628 to book a place
Where to get more information:

Salt Building, Victoria Road,

Saltaire, Shipley, West Yorkshire,

BD18 3LQ

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