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Train Operations Assistant

Course objective:

The authorization of train operations assistant authorizes the holder to perform, among others, the tasks of hooking, unhooking and coupling of rail vehicles, assist in performing braking tests and place and remove tail lights. They may also perform, upon request by the signalman, and given the necessary training shown in their qualification, every operation that leads to shunting, except for driving shunting vehicles. The qualification of train operations assistant with shunting capacity also authorizes to accomplish tasks of cabin assistant.

The scope of the train operator assistant qualification, which includes shunting, authorizes to perform Cabin Assistant duties, but always receiving the training required to perform these duties.


  1. Be over 18 years old.
  2. Have, at least, Secondary Education Graduate Certificate or an equivalent qualification for labor purposes.
  3. For any interested person whose native language is not Spanish, they shall prove sufficient knowledge of Spanish through a certificate issued by a language center officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. As a minimum, it is required to hold the certificate of linguistic competence of level B1.
  4. Hold the corresponding certificate of medical fitness, issued by an approved center for medical examination of railway personnel, according to Annex III to Order FOM/2872/2010, of 5 November.

Documentation to be delivered:

  • Application for registration fulfilled and signed.
  • Photocopy of a valid Identity Card/Resident card of the worker.
  • 1 passport-size photograph.
  • Have a Secondary Education Graduate Degree in Compulsory or equivalent qualification for labor purposes.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate as Fit issued by an approved center for medical examination.
  • Certificate of the applying company that employs the worker
  • In the case of foreigners, provide a certificate from a language center recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport that certifies sufficient knowledge of Spanish.
  • Work parameters of the environment of the certificate.