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Rail Travel Assistants

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£37,370

Median salary

New workers start around £25,273.15. Normal pay is £37,370 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £65,669.42.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Inspects and issues tickets on trains, deals with passenger enquiries, and takes charge of goods being transported on train.
  • Checks control panel operation before start of journey, operates train door controls and signals to driver to start or stop train.
  • Attends to the safety, welfare and comfort of passengers on trains and manages train crew.
  • Assists passengers with special needs to board and leave trains.
  • Loads and unloads mail, goods and luggage, operates lifts and hoists and drives small trucks.
  • Helps with passenger enquiries and makes announcements over a public address system at stations.
  • Examines and collects tickets at the ticket barrier of a railway station.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Active Listening
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Critical Thinking
59
Reading Comprehension
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Learning Strategies
55
Writing
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Monitoring
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Speaking
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Active Learning
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Mathematics
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Science
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Travel and Tourism

  • Course code: CTT3
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Certificate, Diploma
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE), Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: One or two years
  • Course type: Full-time

Travel and Tourism

  • Course code: TTF
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: NCFE Diploma
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

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  • Course code: DACC
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time
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