Notification of Scheduled Maintenance

We continue to work toward important upgrades to Secure Client. These will provide enhanced functionality and security. Updates are now in progress and will continue between Monday 8th February and Wednesday 3rd March 2021. During this time our systems will be unavailable. 

Critical Action Required:

If you are planning to book and run exams between the 3rd March and 10th March, inclusively, we need you to provide us with prior notice. 

Find out more


EAL’s suite of railway engineering qualifications has been developed to meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the rail sector, as well as deliver the knowledge to promote safe working environments for the future. They have been designed to sit within the latest apprenticeship frameworks, making them a flexible option for any business specialising in the rail sector.

EAL’s unrivalled engineering knowledge and experience is what sets us apart and underpins our suite of rail qualifications.

The railway engineering qualifications feature in the latest Enginuity apprenticeship frameworks for railway engineering, and they also map to existing mandatory railway industry standards, making them relevant for a wide range of industry needs.

We offer qualifications in …

  • electrification
  • signalling
  • telecoms
  • traction
  • rolling stock.

EAL qualifications in railway engineering cover Levels 2-3.

Our close working relationship with organisations such as the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) results in qualifications that are recognised and supported by industry and professional bodies alike.

EAL qualifications in Rail can lead to employment as ...

  • Signalling technician
  • Track maintenance engineer
  • Overhead line construction engineer
  • Traction and rolling stock technician
  • Skilled track operative