Erasmus+ Project (2020-1-TR01-KA202-093309) of “High Speed Train Maintenance Profession Defined and Recognized”

UK Certified Knowledge Association (UKCKA) is a London based awarding body. It took part in the Erasmus+ Project (2020-1-TR01-KA202-093309) of “High Speed Train Maintenance Profession Defined and Recognized“ with Turkish, German and French partners. This project has been launched with a kick-off meeting on 22 January 2021.

In line with this project, High Speed Train (HST) technology and management approach will be developed in the European Railway network.

The main objective of our project is to certify the knowledge, skills and qualifications of the technical staff who will work in the maintenance and repair processes of the HST sets on the basis of quality assurance. This project covers the subjects of investing in education, training and vocational training for skills, lifelong learning, innovation, social inclusion and employability, among the European Union 2020 targets.

The project will be conducted by the Turkish, German and French partners in addition to UKCKA (British awarding body):

Turkish TCDD Tasimacilik A.Ş. (Turkish Railway Company), which represents the public side of the rail systems sector and has nearly 170 years of experience,

Çınarlı Mesleki ve Teknik Anadolu Lisesi which trains qualified personnel for the railway sector with its Rail Systems Technologies Departments,

DEMÜHDER, a non-governmental organization with strong technical knowledge and social dialogue,

Trex GbR (Germany), working in driver and maintainer trainings of HST Siemens Velaro train sets operating in our country, carrying out worldwide operations as a solution partner of Siemens and Alstom companies in the field of education,

Certifer (France), which is the designated (DeBo) and approved (NoBo) organization in the registration and certification activities of rail system vehicles according to national and international rules, are the partners of our project.


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