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Rail Infrastructure Engineering: Track

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

Warning This apprenticeship is available to new starters until 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

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
  • Junior Track Technical Engineer
  • Track Technician
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

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

  • NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance

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

  • BTEC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  • BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing 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.