Level 2 NVQ Diploma

in Rail Engineering

Track Maintenance 

Level 3 NVQ Diploma

in Rail Engineering

Track Maintenance 

PTS, ICI and

Track Induction





Railway Engineering Training
EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance (QCF)

The qualification is achieved by completing a set of mandatory and optional units including the following:

  • Introduction to the Railway Industry, Understanding British Values, Fire Safety Principles

  • Prepare to undertake duties in the rail industry

  • Contribute to the security of the work environment in the rail industry

  • Carry out routine inspection of the Permanent Way infrastructure

  • Prepare small plant, measuring equipment and tools for

Permanent Way renewal or maintenance

EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Rail Engineering Track Maintenance (QCF)

This qualification is NVQ. It consist of both the skills and knowledge needed for working in railway engineering track maintenance. 

  • Prepare to undertake duties in the rail industry.

  • Contribute to the security of the work environment.

  • Replacing and adjusting permanent way components

  • Restoring track to operation condition

PTS, ICI and Track Induction

Personal Track Safety (PTS); this qualification is mandatory in the rail sector and allows the holder to gain access as well as work on the railway.

Industry Common Induction (ICI); The ICI provides staff with a health and safety induction for working in construction sites, rail depots and station maintenance.

Track Induction (TIC); To provide the basic underpinning knowledge of permanent way construction, components and working methods associated with maintenance, renewal, repair, adjustment and dismantling of permanent way assets. 



London Skills and Development Network (LSDN) is an award-winning education and training organisation supporting adults and young people in London, South East and the Midlands, we offer both classroom and e-learning courses and programmes. 

LSDN runs a number of successful programmes and schemes for those seeking long-term and successful careers in growing sectors and industries in the UK and internationally. One of these programmes is Railway Training Network (RTN).

RTN has been providing a range of Railway Engineering courses and training since 2009. RTN offers great support to all of its students with genuine support and pathways into employment in the industry (including PTS, ICI & Track Induction tickets) and help with English and maths skills to ensure students are equipped for future roles at managerial and supervisory levels. 

RTN lecturers and personal tutors are keen to share their own experiences, knowledge, skills and industry contacts with students. LSDN developed its vision and plan for the delivery of Railway Engineering courses through knowledge,  experience and research of best practice. 

Level 2 & 3 Diplomas in Track Maintenance are accredited by EAL awarding body and recognised by National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) and Network Rail. During your time on the programme, you will develop deep knowledge and understanding of the industry and gain all the skills and knowledge you need for a successful career in the rail industry in the UK and abroad. 

After finishing the course, students progress to careers within Network Rail and its suppliers, Crossrail, London Underground and other companies in the UK and around the world. 

The government contributed funding of £48 billion to Network Rail last year: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-48-billion-funding-for-britains-railways Network Rail is now keen to hire more qualified Railway Engineers to help to build and modernise Britain’s railways.

Rail Engineering profession is incredibly awarding.

Imagine if someone asked you what you do for a living, and you can proudly answer them: "I'm a Railway Engineer".

It is one of the greatest and most respected professions a person can have!

Railway Engineering equals PROGRESS and LONG-TERM, SUCCESSFUL CAREERS!

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98 %

of LSDN students successfully achieved their qualifications


above national average for successful job outcome







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