Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Operative Competence


This competence qualification has been developed by the Rail Engineering Employers Trailblazer group and as such is intended to provide the means to record the competency aspect of the Level 2 Rail Engineering Operative Apprenticeship.

There are no entry requirements to undertake the units of competence unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the units. Aids or appliances, which are designed to alleviate disability, may be used during assessment, providing they do not compromise the standard required.

This qualification is aimed at apprentices in the rail engineering industry who need to demonstrate their competence to enable progression within their workplace and careers, they could be learners who may have limited prior experience in rail engineering but have the ability to achieve a level 2 qualification.


The qualification is assessed by an assessor who validates the portfolio evidence and supports with assessor workplace observation and questioning. The assessor and the apprentice also agree an assessment plan of what will be done and when.

This qualification is assessed by the apprentice gathering workplace based evidence of their competence against the unit content and building a portfolio of evidence the progresses through the qualification.

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