Rail Infrastructure Engineering: Signalling
This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.
- 3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 36 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
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
- Junior Signal Technical Engineer
- Rail Engineering Signalling Installer
- Rail Engineering Signalling Functional Tester
- Signal Technician
Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:
- NVQ Certificate in Rail Engineering Signaller Installer
- NVQ Certificate in Rail Engineering Signalling Functional Tester
- NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Signaller Installer
- NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Signalling Maintainer and Fault Finder
Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:
- BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
- BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering
- Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Diploma in Engineering
- Diploma in Engineering and Technology (Progressive)
- Diploma in Engineering Technology
- Diploma in Installation and Maintenance of Engineering Assets
- Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
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.