Further education and skills – guidance

Apprenticeship standard: railway engineering design technician (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the rail design sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a railway engineering design technician

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Assessment plan for a railway engineering design technician

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Detail

This document is relevant to:

  • those looking to apply for an apprenticeship
  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

This standard is ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the railway engineering design technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the Trailblazer contact shoile@acenet.co.uk.

The standard for a railway engineering design technician was developed by:

  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Atkins
  • CH2MHill
  • Hyder Consulting
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Tony Gee and Partners
  • URS
  • WSP
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Institution of Engineering technology (IET)

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 6

Maximum core government contribution: £18,000

Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.