New Zealand Certificate in Rail Operations (Train Driver)
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.To complete this qualification, learners must have been accepted as trainee drivers by a Rail Operator.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the New Zealand rail industry with personnel who have the skills and knowledge required to drive trains on the rail network.
The qualification is intended for people wishing to enter the rail industry or people already working in the industry who wish to move to a train driver role.
Graduates will be capable of working independently under broad guidance to drive trains on the rail network.
Graduates of the Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) strand will be able to operate passenger services on the electrified urban networks.
Graduates of the Locomotive strand will be able to operate locomotive hauled services across the wider network.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Other Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
Examples of related scholarships
Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.