Manufacturing Engineering: Rail Engineering
This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.
- 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
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
- 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
Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:
- 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.