What you achieve
This unit is intended to introduce learners to the brake systems on traction units and carriages. The unit covers integrated products, air supply, brake control, Wheel Slide Prevention (WSP), ancillary equipment and the Brake Control Unit (BCU) maintenance tool.
1: Understand the main components that combine into traction or rolling stock braking systems
2: Understand the operating principles of traction or rolling stock braking systems
3: Understand the operating principles of brake control
On successful completion of the unit the delegate will be able to:
There is a minimum entry requirement for this qualification.
This is either: