EAL Level 2 Diploma in Rail Engineering Operative Competence

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What is this qualification?

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.

What are the pre-requisites?

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.

Who is this qualification for?

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.

Qualification code603/1295/6
Credit value
Minimum entry age16
Guided learning hours minimum360
Guided learning hours maximum360

How is this qualification delivered?

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.

How is this qualification assessed?

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.

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