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High Speed Rail and Infrastructure Technician

Developing and applying new technologies to help build and operate high speed railways.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Some employers will expect candidates to have achieved level 3 maths or physics (equivalent to A level, AS level, international Baccalaureate diploma, level 3 NVQ).

What apprentices will learn
  • how the rail network is designed, built and maintained
  • background information about the role of high speed rail
  • understanding the latest engineering techniques
  • analysing data and information
  • project management and planning
Qualifications

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for registered Engineering Technician (EngTech) status.

Documents
End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk with details.