The academy was awarded ‘Training Provider of the Year‘ by the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) for two consecutive years and works with well-known employers including Siemens, Alstom, Thales, and Transport for London.
The London Rail Academy supports rail apprenticeship training at CONEL’s huge engineering workshops at its Enfield Centre. Topics and skills covered include:
The London Rail Academy offers a unique opportunity to work on official train carriages, parts and equipment that is used within the rail industry.
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The Academy Hub training programs are co-designed with some of the biggest names in the engineering sector to give you an accessible and direct career pathway. Your learning includes work experience with our partner employers, so you get real-life experience and skills which you can put into practice immediately. To take part in this academy you must either be enrolled in a relevant course or employed in a relevant apprenticeship role.
Transport for London, an integrated transport authority responsible for transportation in London
Siemens, a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare
Alstom, leading societies to a low carbon future by developing solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation from high-speed trains, metros, monorail and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions
Thales, a global technology leader investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – Big Data, artificial intelligence, connectivity, cybersecurity and quantum technology
Hitachi, brings Information Technology & Operational Technology together to develop energy efficient and reliable power generation, transmission and distribution systems throughout the world
LNER (London North Eastern Railway), a British train operating company that operates the InterCity East Coast franchise providing long-distance inter-city services on the East Coast Main Line from London
Eurostar, an international high-speed rail service connecting the United Kingdom with France, Belgium and the Netherlands
Coral Communications, an RISQS accredited and NICEIC Approved Contractor within the Railway sector who have developed numerous projects including Crossrail and London Underground
Cleshar, a major supplier to the rail industry delivering a wide range of multi-disciplinary services across the infrastructure
VolkerRail, a multidisciplinary railway infrastructure contractor with over 70 years’ experience in both the heavy and light rail infrastructure sector including working on high profile projects for Network Rail and London Underground
Interested in joining our London Rail Academy?
To take part in the skills academy you must either hold an employment contract where the employer has agreed to take part in an apprenticeship scheme where you can then take your training at our Enfield College facilities to obtain your professional qualification.
Examples of available qualifications include:
For Railway Engineering:
Or be enrolled in the full-time college PEO Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 study program (located at the Enfield Centre).
For Rail Track Engineering:
If you do not obtain Maths and English GCSEs graded C or above (or equivalent), you will need to complete functional skills either prior to these courses or during.
If you are unsure of which study path to take, please check out our level equivalence table. You can also speak to one of our apprenticeship advisors by filling in the form below
We look forward to hearing from you!