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Manufacturing Engineering: Rail Engineering

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Installation Manager - Electrification and Plant Systems
  • Installation Manager (Signal Engineering)
  • Maintenance Manager - Electrification and Plant Systems
  • Maintenance Manager (Signal Engineering)
  • Maintenance Manager (Track)
  • Project Engineer (Signal Engineering)
  • Project Engineer (Track Engineering)
  • Senior Technical Officer
  • Signal Testing and Commissioning Technician
  • Signalling Designer
  • Track Designer
  • Track Renewals Manager
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • NVQ Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Operations Engineering
  • Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology - Framework 550

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.