Apprenticeship Standards Rail Engineering Advanced Technician
Rail Engineering Advanced Technicians provide technical solutions across The Railway. The engineering disciplines cover the following areas of “The Railway” (infrastructure and trains); track (including minor works), overhead line, electrification, signalling, telecommunications, traction & rolling stock and rail systems. Apprentices will undertake the core learning and also specialise in one particular discipline.
Those working within the occupation of Rail Engineering are responsible for the safe construction, installation, maintenance and renewal of The Railway to provide a safe and reliable railway for customers. The Rail Industry has a high level of safety critical work activities requiring a disciplined and responsible approach.
Job titles include: Rail Engineering Advanced Technician in Track, Signalling, Telecoms, Traction & Rolling Stock, Electrification, Overhead Lines or Rail Systems.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve a:
- Minimum of Level 1 English and attempt Level 2 English
- Minimum of Level 1 Maths and attempt Level 2 Maths