Rolling Stock & Traction Courses
Introductory Course
Five Day Introduction to Traction and Rolling Stock for technicians
Course Overview

This course has been designed for newly appointed Rail Technicians or people looking for a change in career who have a mechanical and electrical background. The Vehicle Introduction Technical (VIT) course gives candidates an introduction to each of the various systems on a Rail Vehicle. This will be both a theory and practical course with access to Rail Vehicle components in our dedicated training hall and within a maintenance Depot. Trainees are assessed through general observation, coursework and a written exam.

Key Outcomes

On successful completion of the course assessment, trainees will be able to:

  • Locate and identify the vehicles within the component relevant Fleet.
  • Locate, identify and describe the functions of the major systems and equipment on the train(s).        
  • Interpret schematic drawings of electrical and pneumatic systems and equipment to facilitate simple fault finding.
  • Use the Train Management System to diagnose train status and current faults.
  • Describe limits of own actions and authority relating to warranty of components.
  • Use laptop and diagnostic software to investigate and eliminate system faults.

5 Days


This course is applicable to anyone interested in moving into a technical role in the rail industry

Max Attendees
8 pax

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