Rail Engineering Operative Apprenticeship

Supporting Engineering on The Railway

Level 2 Rail Engineering Operative Apprenticeship

Unlock the potential of your workforce

We are a leading, accredited Rail Training provider in the UK because the experience, knowledge and skills our trainers possess are second-to-none. Between them, our trainers have many years experience, both teaching and working on the Railway; they provide our learners with an unparalleled support system from enrolment to End Point Assessment.

Rail Engineering Operative Apprenticeship

The role of a Rail Engineering Operative

A Rail Engineering Operative provides support to Rail Engineers and Technicians.

During and after their training, a Rail Engineering Operative will be involved in the following areas of The Railway: traction & rolling stock. A Rail Engineering Operative Apprentice will master the core skills and knowledge listed further below and in our brochure.

A Rail Engineer is responsible for the safe construction, installation, maintenance and renewal of Traction & Rolling Stock to provide a safe and reliable Railway for customers. A high level of safety critical work is involved in Rail Engineering, therefore activities require a disciplined and responsible approach.

Rail Engineering Apprenticeship Training
Senior managers and Directors with the team at St. Philips Marsh Depot receiving their certificates

Core Knowledge

Your apprentices will learn the following core knowledge:

Core Skills

Your apprentices will learn the following core skills:

More information about the Core Knowledge and Skills, and the entry requirements can be found here.


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