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SLC Operations is a licensed train operator and approved to train and assess train drivers. We are also one of only two companies in the UK able to deliver End Point Assessments for apprentice train drivers.


Part Time Guards/Guard Instructors / Train Drivers/ Driver Instructors

SLC Operations is recruiting for part time, qualified drivers, guards and instructors to support growing demand from clients across the UK, in all rail sectors.

This is an exciting time to join the licensed train operator and its specialist training division – The Rail Academy – as it continues to grow and support the rail industry.

To apply, drivers must hold a valid, current driving licence and be able to demonstrate a good safety of the line record.   DIs will also hold an A1 assessor qualification (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a track record of training and assessing experience.

Guards must have at least 3 years of main line guarding experience and a good safety and customer service record.  Guard instructors should have demonstrable training experience.  An A1 assessor qualification, or equivalent, would be an advantage.

All our instructors will drive or guard a range of traction throughout the UK as well as developing training materials, delivering training and assessing so they stay up to date, in touch and competent.

As one of our team, you will need a professional, can do approach and the skills needed to help develop innovative training materials; deliver practical and classroom training; consistent and fair assessments; and provide students and clients with outstanding customer service.

The new Rail Academy is in Kings Norton, Birmingham, but jobs could be anywhere in the UK so you must be able and willing to travel. Where possible home working is also supported.

We are an equal opportunities employer with annual contract terms applied pro rata.  Drivers/Driver Instructors from £400 per day and Guards/Guard Instructors from £220 per day.

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