Looking for a job that’s well-paid and in-demand? The UK needs hundreds of rail engineers, and urgently. Our 6-week Skills Bootcamps in Birmingham and Doncaster give you a free, fast-track route into an interview with a rail employer - with successful candidates having the opportunity to join an accelerated apprenticeship!
What are Skills Bootcamps in Rail?
From October 2022, we will be running Skills Bootcamps in Rail at our Birmingham and Doncaster campuses. Fully funded by the Department for Education and FREE for all learners, the Skills Bootcamps run for 6 weeks and are a mixture of classroom-based lectures and online learning, delivered in partnership with the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR).
Who is eligible?
The Skills Bootcamps are for all adults who:
- Are aged 19 or above on or before 31 August 2022
- Have lived in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the first day of learning, and have the right to work in the UK
- Are either: employed*, self-employed, or recently unemployed
*Please note that the Skills Bootcamps require a commitment to attend onsite training for 2-5 days during each of the 6 weeks.
What is the aim?
This is a vital first step to helping you develop the in-demand skills to move into the rail sector, with a guaranteed job interview on completion of the course - and successful candidates then having the opportunity to join an accelerated apprenticeship with a rail employer.
What will I learn?
During the 6 weeks, you will cover:
“Working Safely in Rail” Unit (part of the Level 3 Rail Engineering Technician/Level 4 Rail Engineering Advanced Technician apprenticeship)
Careers & Applications
Personal Brand Camp with the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR)
Functional Skills/Study Skills
Health & Safety