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Explore a rewarding Career in Rail: Virtual Work Experience

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This programme is open to anyone aged 15+
Certificate of completion
Over 7 hours worth of content

Unlock the secrets of the rail industry with our Virtual Work Experience program, brought to you by Springpod. Curious about the diverse roles in rail? This program lays the foundations for your exploration, offering insights into careers from driving and engineering to data analytics and sustainability management. Discover unexpected roles, complete engaging quizzes, and finish with a downloadable certificate. Immerse yourself in the world of rail, gaining valuable knowledge and opening doors to exciting career possibilities.

What's included
In this virtual work experience programme, you’ll explore the rail industry - from driving and engineering to data analytics and sustainability management. You’ll discover roles you may not have considered and the various ways to enter them. You’ll complete a series of quizzes and activities to help build your understanding of the industry, finishing the programme with a downloadable certificate.

Understanding the Rail Industry

When you hear rail, you might think trains and drivers. While these things do play an essential role in the industry, there are many other aspects of rail! In this section, you’ll be introduced to a variety of roles in rail and the skills you’ll need to succeed in them. You’ll also participate in a myth-busting activity to debunk some common misconceptions about rail.

Digital & Technology
Operation & Drivers
Project Management
Professional Services

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Programme dates

7th August - 7th August

Eligibility criteria

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Hear from our student community

Aqsa Saleemi, Year 12 Student

Thank you for all your time and effort. The program was by far the best experience I’ve had virtually compared to other virtual experiences I’ve done. I liked the layout and the interactive activities, and I learnt a lot I didn’t know. I would definitely recommend this program to others; it was a great experience I would love to do it all again.

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