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RIW Information

Competency Matrices and Supporting Documentation

An RIW Matrix is a table that is used to clearly demonstrate the competencies required to hold a particular role to work in the rail industry. Competence (or competency) is the ability to demonstrate knowledge or the application of a task successfully and consistently, which can be demonstrated through qualification, accreditation, validation and re-validation authorisation, currency and certification.

Number
Title
Updated
Version
 
1
Track & Civil
Aug 2015
4.3
2
Plant & Equipment
Apr 2018
5.0
3
Engineering & Design Matrix
Nov 2017
5.0
4
Project Management
Feb 2018
5.0
5
Safeworking (Track Protection)
Feb 2023
6.0
6
Structures
Jul 2016
3.3
7
Signals, Control Systems & Communications
Mar 2022
7.3
8
Electrical Network
May 2024
7.0

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These national roles are recognised by all Registered Transport Operators currently using the RIW system.