Certificate in Railway Engineering

City & Guilds Level 2

The purpose of the course is to provide an employment pathway into the railway sector. You will gain a combination of health and safety skills and railway certification that can lead to a variety of employment opportunities.

Course overview
• Develop and enhance your skills required for the working environment
• Develop your confidence for employment and motivation
• Improve communication skills and personal effectiveness
• Understand how mindset can improve employability

Course content
• Engineering health and safety requirements
• Effective methods of communication
• Understand drawings and specifications
• Demonstrate an awareness of working in engineering
• Requirements and properties of engineering materials
• Safe and effective working practices – routine maintenance activities
• Appling fault finding techniques
• Re-assemble mechanical devices and equipment
• Selecting tools and equipment for installing and dismantling track
• Medical, drugs & alcohol test

Time: 9am to 3pm
Duration: 5/6 weeks

Your qualifications on completion
• City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Underpinning Knowledge, Railway Engineering
• PTS/DCCR (Network Rail)
• ICI – LU Card

Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements; however, to be funded for this course you need to be receiving Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and have been referred via your advisor at Job Centre Plus. You will need to attend a pre-course assessment session to ensure that the course is suitable for you.