Rail Track Engineer Training

We are working with employers in the rail industry to recruit and train their new team members due to a high demand in this sector. If you're currently unemployed, this could be a great opportunity to get back into work.

Our next courses are running in:

Sunderland
St Mark’s Community Association, St Mark’s Terrace, Millfield SR4 7BN

Sign up on Tuesday 7 June at 10am (Course starts on Monday 13th June)

Gateshead
Gateshead College, Baltic Campus, Quarryfield Road, Gateshead NE8 3BE

Sign up on Fridays at 1.30pm on 20 May, 27 May & 10 June or Tuesday 14 June, 10am (course starts Monday 20 June)

Hit here to sign up. 

Course content

  • Industry relevant skills
  • Engineering qualifications - NVQ Level 2 in Rail Engineering (Track Maintenance & Repair) and Level 2 Certificate in Rail Engineering (Underpinning Knowledge)
  • Track induction
  • Personal Track Safety Card

Duration
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm for 8 weeks

After the course
We'll set you up with a paid work trial with a rail company.

Past students have gone onto work with some great companies including McGinley, ISS, Coyles, Vital Rail, Redstone Projects and GBR Solutions.

Who's it for?
Anyone who is currently unemployed and over 18 years old. No prior qualifications or work experience needed.

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Got a question?

Contact our team at rail@gateshead.ac.uk or call 0191 490 2303 or 07740406020.

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