ELCAS

Duration: 7 weeks

Certification

Level 3 NVQ in Railway Engineering Track Maintenance

  • DCCR
  • TIC
  • PTS

Pre-Requisite Requirements

Demonstrate a basic ability with Maths and English.

Overview

ELCAS Applications now available! 

The Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces.

The scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years. ELC funding is only available for higher level learning for example – courses that result in a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3 or above on the National Qualifications Framework.

Rail Industry

Duration

7 weeks

What qualifications will I achieve?

 

  • Level 3 NVQ in Railway Engineering and Track Maintenance  
  • PTS (Personal Track Safety)
  • DCCR (Direct Current Conductor Rail)
  • ICI (Industry Common Induction)
  • Track Induction
  • Small Tools Competencies
  • First Aid at Work
  • Manuel Handling, Fire Awareness and Safety Awareness

 

What are the entry requirements?

Demonstrate a basic ability with Maths and English. You will need to be passionate about your chosen industry.

What will you do?

  • Sleeper changing
  • Rail Change
  • Ballast profiling
  • Gauging
  • Switches and Crossing Maintenance
  • Basic Fettling

To apply please fill out the application form below.

What do our trainees think

OLEC 2, Doncaster

Very well constructed and delivered, outstanding performance on the trainer's part, both in the classroom and out on the track. I would recommend Archie McNeill to anyone who wishes to learn about overheads - a terrific experience.

Zain Ahmad, Coyle
DCCR Initial, Crayford

Lee had an excellent practical and pragmatic approach towards training. I found him to be very knowledgeable, but more importantly he has fantastic knowledge transfer skills.

Umair Khan, Siemens Rail Automation
COSS Initial, Doncaster

I enjoyed the course, it was delivered to a high standard. Kev is an excellent trainer, he is informative and has a great sense of humour. His method of teaching was simplified and thorough - Great!

Thomas Smith, Amey Group Services Ltd
COSS Initial, Warrington

Very well run course, professionally presented. Good reminder of duties and responsibilities.

Mark Harris, ABC Electrification
COSS Initial, Enfield

Vic was a fantastic trainer, his knowledge of the industry is vast and his delivery was second to none. A great course and trainer - thanks!

Douglas Aitken, Balfour Beatty Rail Limited