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Rail and Rail Systems Senior Engineer (degree)

Managing rail engineering projects.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to develop work proposals that cover engineering requirements and performance targets
  • managing rail engineering activity so it is safe and cost effective
  • identifying solutions to problems and areas of improvement
Qualifications
  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be able to register as an incorporated engineer with the Engineering Council when they complete this apprenticeship.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.