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NEWS
Short term announcements etc
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Event News
Updates
1 9 Hold the dates!
11-08-2014, 07:19 PM
by PJW

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MODULES
Fears, worries, hints, tips, questions or general rants about each of the modules. [Note that there are sub-forums for particular groups of topics in each module forum]
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Module 1
Safety of Railway Signalling and Communications
Sub Forums:
2011 Mock Mod1,
Past Paper attempts,
Miscellaneous topics,
Studying for module 1, and 1 more.
121 475 2012 Q8
12-09-2014, 09:28 PM
by PJW
Module 2 106 802 Ruler template?
02-10-2014, 11:48 AM
by dorothy.pipet
Module 3 259 1,328 2005 Q2 locking release t...
30-09-2014, 08:48 PM
by PJW
Module 4
Communications principles
12 77 Axle counter section, tra...
29-01-2014, 12:01 PM
by faris
Module 5
Signalling & Control Equipment, Applications Engineering
Sub Forums:
TC Calcs,
Fault Trees,
Train Detection,
Points, and 11 more.
124 522 2014 TC Calculation
16-11-2014, 12:39 PM
by nwbn
Module 6
Communications Equipment, Applications Engineering
9 27 Telecomms
29-06-2013, 03:32 PM
by Chall1986
Module 7
Systems, Management & Engineering
Sub Forums:
Question attempts,
Specific topics,
Studying for Mod 7
55 132 Mod7 Study Guide - Chapte...
06-11-2014, 09:12 AM
by dorothy.pipet

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BEGINNING- Just starting out?
The place to start for those beginning to get interested in the subject and setting about starting studying for the IRSE Exam
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Introduce yourself
Introduce youself and get some initial advise re where to start
35 138 Hi Dear Users
18-07-2014, 11:36 PM
by Ferena
Just starting to think about exam?
Contemplating the exam? Some thoughts about how / where to start
13 46 Doing 4 modules in one si...
19-03-2014, 05:55 PM
by PJW
Spread the word
Share ideas about how we can get more people interested and in a position to take (and pass) the exam.
5 30 Anonymity Poll
18-07-2014, 11:38 PM
by Ferena

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SUPPORT- Study Groups
Find one to join, create one if suitable does not exist. Share material between groups.
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Set up a Study Group
Get together with others who are interested in your area
10 37 Milton Keynes Study Group
13-11-2014, 03:51 PM
by Motty
Module 1 & Module 7
Material relating to 2013 London Study Group meetings
12 16 2013 M o c k E x a m
09-08-2013, 08:27 PM
by PJW
Study Group Meetings
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Bristol,
Derby,
London,
Reading, and 3 more.
35 66 Study Group - Milton Keyn...
13-11-2014, 04:33 PM
by Motty

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YM IRSE Exam related events
Information relating to events which are held primarily for those preparing for IRSE Exam
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2014
Some ideas for possible events
2 10 10/11th May Mod2/3 Exam D...
05-05-2014, 07:56 PM
by dorothy.pipet
2013
A record of the events held in 2013
4 9 YM Annual Seminar
12-09-2013, 11:21 PM
by PJW
2012
A record of the events held in 2012
7 32 15th November IRSE YM Sem...
27-05-2013, 04:56 PM
by PJW
2011
A record of the events held in 2011
7 29 Mod 3 Mock Exam paper &- ...
18-08-2011, 12:48 PM
by PJW
2010
A record of the events held in 2010
11 19 YM Seminar 25/26 November...
24-08-2010, 09:17 AM
by dunnep2
2009
A record of the events held in 2009
4 8 Sunday 16/08/09 Signet Mo...
26-07-2009, 11:20 AM
by PJW
Earlier
A record of the events held pre 2009
7 31 Mod 2 & 3 Exam Workshop 1...
09-09-2008, 05:53 PM
by PJW

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Other events
Other useful events for general domain knowledge CPD etc
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Railway Engineering Forum
The latest combined list of events.
2 20 Forthcoming technical Eve...
07-08-2013, 08:51 PM
by PJW
More event details
What other things are going on / what opportunities exist to expand knowledge and experience?
15 23 High Speed Rail - Vision ...
22-08-2013, 03:33 PM
by Peter

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Study Packs and other IRSE exam material
A place for making commments upon the content & presentation of the material made available by the IRSE for exam preparation
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Study Packs / Study DVD
How useful do you find the current offering? e.g: What do you think is missing? What do you think is superfluous?
3 16 Unable to access Study Pa...
20-08-2014, 10:57 PM
by PJW
Other IRSE Resources
Comments on Syllabus, Reading List etc
3 9 Web pages vanished?
15-01-2014, 01:34 PM
by PJW
IRSE's Sample Answers
The IRSE Examiners have produced a document containing some sample answers and their comments
2 3 2009-2011 Official IRSE S...
25-04-2012, 08:50 PM
by PJW

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Other study resources
Expand your reading list- Other useful studying material / external links
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Past Papers
A popular request- but unable to include on this site. Obtain the most recent year from www.irse.org and get more when receive the Study DVD
7 28 Past papers
23-12-2013, 07:28 PM
by PJW
Large files download
Links to dropbox account to download certain specific large files. [N.B. Some company IT systems prevent access / downloading]
2 3 2012 YM Exam Events Prese...
06-04-2012, 10:47 PM
by PJW
External links
A place to share links to other useful websites
16 26 Indian Railways Fan Club
13-01-2014, 09:26 PM
by PJW
Miscellaneous material
A place to put useful "stuff" that is a good resource for others but not specific to any particular module
9 30 Time Interval Signalling
23-05-2014, 11:30 AM
by Motty

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PREPARATION- General Hints and Tips
Tips for learning and exam technique. Somewhere to ask for / offer tips for approaching the exam in general
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General studying advice
The place to discuss how to set about studying, where to start, what to use, revision techniques etc
2 6 Just about to start
15-04-2009, 07:33 PM
by nicklawford
PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE- Get some feedback!
If you don't want your identity known, post your attempts in this forum. These will not appear publicly and we'll post your offering and comment upon it in the relevant module area but respect your wish to remain anonymous.
2 3 Test Post
30-01-2009, 06:02 PM
by Peter
General exam advice
Tips for optimising your performance in the exam itself
7 22 R E A D - T H E ...
19-11-2013, 11:05 PM
by Alasdair

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Exams and Exam Centres
Discussion and comments on what you liked and did not like about the papers and the places where you sat them.
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Answer sheets
You can't see the questions before the day, but good idea to know what answer sheets to expect
2 13 Graph Paper and A3 answer...
03-09-2014, 08:15 PM
by PJW
Locations
Are they in the right places?
6 13 West of England
06-09-2014, 01:20 PM
by Peter
Candidate feedback re exams
A place for general exam feedback from the candidate's perspective
8 31 2014 exam feedback
09-10-2014, 12:06 AM
by Peter
Good and bad
What things helped you and what caused you hassle?
5 21 2013 arrangements - shoul...
10-09-2014, 09:19 AM
by dorothy.pipet
Exam Review
Feedback in January by examiners re previous October's exam
8 59 Th 06 Feb 2014: YM AGM, s...
13-02-2014, 10:26 AM
by PJW

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Results
Somewhere to share news- good and not so good
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Waiting for the postie.....
How do you deal with the waiting? How do you open yours? Share your success or failure
8 138 2013 Result
01-02-2014, 06:04 PM
by Peter
Not what you hoped for ?
The place to turn to if you are disappointed in your result
1 7 Near Miss
18-01-2009, 02:20 PM
by PJW

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Study Group Support
Study Group Leaders: share thoughts and resources, successes and failures. Arrange for speakers etc
2 4 Mock Mod1 and Mod7 exams
30-06-2011, 07:51 AM
by PJW
The Exam Forum office
What we can do for you and what you can do for us.
9 30 HELP PLEASE
18-10-2012, 10:18 PM
by PJW
Invigilators
What would you do if you were in our shoes?
1 0 One week to go...
25-09-2009, 01:33 PM
by nich7503
Regulations
Discussions about the nitty gritty.
6 13 Watch out for 2011 Change...
20-06-2011, 06:13 PM
by PJW

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Forum feedback
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User Instructions
Information to guide the user around this website
4 5 Cookies
20-05-2014, 03:26 PM
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Having trouble?
The place to ask for help if you are finding it tough getting the forum to work for you.
6 11 PM facility
14-01-2012, 12:27 AM
by PJW
Attachments
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4 7 INDEX as at 09 Feb 2014 o...
13-02-2014, 07:40 AM
by PJW
Suggestions
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General
The place for general information that doesn't fit elsewhere
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Missing categories
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2 4 Use of symbols for units ...
22-05-2009, 02:28 PM
by nicklawford
Loosely relevant to the exam
More general queries
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05-10-2014, 04:54 PM
by Peter

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