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Babcock Skills and Learning – Delivery of the ILM Level 2 Programme to Network Rail Apprentices

Benchmark has been awarded a contract by Babcock Skills and Learning to deliver the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading to up to 300 Network Rail apprentices annually. Benchmark commenced delivery of the programme in October at Network Rail’s training centre at Westwood near Warwick where the apprentices now spend the first year of their three-year programme.
The Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme is a key cornerstone of the future development of Network Rail. The Apprentices who join the business benefit from a development programme which will equip them to become the technicians, team leaders, supervisors, managers and engineers of the future.

Babcock Skills and Learning run Network Rail’s Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme (AAS) for all Network Rail apprentices specialising in areas including track, signalling and telecommunications, overhead line, and electrification and plant.
As well as technical training, the NR AAS programme instils Network Rail’s Lifesaving Rules and behaviours and also enables the apprentices to qualify for:
• BTEC National Award in Engineering
• NVQ3 in Railway Engineering
• ILM L3 Award