CIRO is proud to be working in collaboration with employer organisations and industry stakeholders to create a range of learning programmes and qualifications designed to support the rail workforce and raise professional standards.

By working with subject matter experts from railway organisations we can collectively develop qualifications which are future facing and fulfil a combination of the following criteria ….

  • Increase the whole systems thinking of rail staff
  • Arrest the skill fade in the industry
  • Improve rail performance
  • Ensure rail safety
  • Improve value for money
  • Enhance customer experience
  • Make progress with the diversification of the rail workforce
  • Share good practice enabling an improvement in services
  • Add to the UK’s knowledge-based export economy
What Can CIRO Awarding Organisation Offer?

Under our Charter we are permitted to create qualifications, awards and learning programmes. Our approach is a collaborative one, working closely with industry leaders, subject matter experts and  relevant stakeholders to create nationally important potential qualifications. We recently partnered with Network Rail to launch three levels of capacity planning learning programmes.

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