Railway Maintenance IAG Brierfield - In Person

Course Overview

During the in person IAG session at Accrington, you will meet College staff who will provide all the information you need to decide about the Railway Maintenance training opportunity we offer and the type of work available in the industry. This will be a good opportunity for you to check if the Rail Industry is an environment you want to work in and whether you can commit to the training schedule.

We will ensure that you are suitable for the programme, are able to access funding and you will undertake an English assessment whilst here to ensure you are prepared for the demands of the NVQ Level 2 course.

We will cover ID requirements and information regarding the Drug and Alcohol Medical screening that takes place on the programme.

Please attend the IAG session at your given timeslot. The address is; The Waterside Centre, Accrington and Rossendale College, St James Court West, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 1NA.

What Will I Learn and How Will I be Learning?

English and Maths Assessment during the IAG session. Action Planning for Personal Success unit to begin thinking about skills and qualities needed to work in the Rail Industry.

Entry Requirements

English and Maths Assessment - Entry Level 3 and above. Meet funding requirements. Able to commit.

What Can I Do Next?

Following completion of this IAG session the following progression option(s) are available:

NVQ Level 2 Railway Maintenance Programme

NVQ Level 3 Rail Engineering Programme

Health and Safety in Construction Programme (including CSCS card)

For general information about other courses check out the website www.lal.ac.uk

Additional Information

Any unspent convictions or ongoing investigations must be declared at the welcome and enrolment stage and the online declaration form must be completed and approved by our Safeguarding Team before attending and IAG session or College site. Failure to disclose in advance of attending the IAG and the course, may result in your place being withdrawn.

If you need any further information, please call 01254354423.

Please attend the IAG session at your given timeslot - this information is in your welcome email. You will receive a TEAMS invite for the session, after you have enrolled.

If you are unable to attend, please call 01254354423 ASAP to make alternative arrangements. We also have IAG sessions in person at both Brierfield and Preston venues.


Please note that our courses are eligible for adults aged 19+ who live in Lancashire. Find out more here.

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