Short term announcements etc
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6 39 2019 IRSE Exam Study Even...
25-06-2024, 12:11 AM
by AlbertErymn

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 advice re where to start
53 194 Guidance for Module B, C,...
29-03-2023, 10:30 PM
by bharadwajk15
Just starting to think about exam?
Contemplating the exam? Some thoughts about how / where to start
16 60 ModuleA Syllabus reading ...
29-05-2020, 11:56 AM
by merlin89
Spread the word
Share ideas about how we can get more people interested and in a position to take (and pass) the exam.
5 29 Telecomms - looking for ...
27-03-2014, 07:16 AM
by kaamil20

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 A
Certificate in Railway Control Engineering Fundamentals
1 2 Answers for Module A spec...
28-10-2020, 09:28 PM
by Peter
Module B
Railway safety and systems engineering
1 1 Module 2 in Modules C & D
17-10-2021, 07:32 AM
by AMR_87
Module C
Principles of railway control and communication systems
1 1 Requirments for safe desi...
31-10-2021, 07:28 AM
by AMR_87
Module D
Applications of railway control and communication systems
0 0
Module 1
Safety of Railway Signalling and Communications
Sub Forums:
2011 Mock Mod1,
2018 SNC-Lavalin / Atkins Mod1&7 Event,
Past Paper attempts,
Miscellaneous topics, and 2 more.
167 698 Product Approvals
26-09-2019, 12:21 PM
by Jerry1237
Module 2 147 963 Route Boxes for exam purp...
07-04-2024, 03:49 PM
by Cyharlesbycle
Module 3 317 1,529 Track circuits inside tun...
22-04-2023, 05:35 PM
by Peter
Module 4
Communications principles
14 91 Study group for 2018 Exam
12-03-2018, 08:46 AM
by Jerry1237
Module 5
Signalling & Control Equipment, Applications Engineering
Sub Forums:
Studying for module 5,
Train Protection etc,
Transmission Based Signalling, and 15 more.
188 770 Signalling Installation H...
18-05-2023, 07:17 PM
by gear259
Module 6
Communications Equipment, Applications Engineering
11 45 Combined pole installatio...
23-07-2018, 04:38 AM
by onestrangeday
Module 7
Systems, Management & Engineering
Sub Forums:
Question attempts,
Specific topics,
Studying for Mod 7
107 239 Q5 2018
29-09-2020, 08:29 PM
by tfly86

SUPPORT- Study Groups, general
Find one to join, try to create one if suitable does not exist..... [next section has separate areas for each group that is currently active and has members who utilise this Forum, this section is for more general establishing and sharing practices between groups]
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Active Study Groups
Specific area for the Known active Study Groups for exam
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5 21 Milton Keynes (NR Quadran...
01-02-2019, 09:34 AM
by Motty
Set up a Study Group
Get together with others who are interested in your area
15 55 Studying in Dubai?
22-03-2019, 12:06 PM
by dorothy.pipet
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 Groups history

Sub Forums:
Milton Keynes - Network Rail,
London, and 3 more.
35 66 MK study Group
09-10-2017, 09:40 AM
by Motty
YM IRSE Exam related events
Information relating to events which are held primarily for those preparing for IRSE Exam
Sub Forums:
2016, and 8 more.
89 475 Do you have a website and...
06-07-2024, 01:09 AM
by BryanFam
Thoughts from candidates trying to find one. Thoughts from F/MIRSE approached to be sponsors
Sub Forums:
Getting a Sponsor,
Being a Sponsor
4 4 Sponsorship in the new wo...
27-10-2020, 11:57 AM
by Peter
Other events
Other useful events for general domain knowledge CPD etc
Sub Forums:
Railway Engineering Forum,
More event details
20 50 How does a track circuit ...
02-08-2018, 09:19 PM
by Kris

Study Packs and other exam material
A place for making commments upon the content & presentation of the material made available by the IRSE and others for exam preparation
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Study Packs (now from Members' Area of IRSE website
How useful do you find the current offering? e.g: What do you think is missing? What do you think is superfluous?
4 21 Study Pack Revision - Cal...
03-04-2015, 12:06 PM
by PJW
Other IRSE Resources
Comments on Syllabus, Reading List etc
4 10 Videos from IRSE exam pre...
29-04-2020, 09:11 PM
by Rob
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
8 35 Past papers
02-11-2018, 05:53 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
Large files download
Links to dropbox account to download certain specific large files. [N.B. Some company IT systems prevent access / downloading]
2 5 Delhi 2012 Presentations
28-10-2020, 10:03 AM
by PJW
External links
A place to share links to other useful websites
18 30 S&T website
18-05-2018, 11:27 AM
by dev_da321
Miscellaneous material
A place to put useful "stuff" that is a good resource for others but not specific to any particular module
11 36 Basic electricity
30-08-2023, 09:27 AM
by Vivek Srinivasan

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
4 19 Lack of questions being a...
18-02-2018, 04:12 PM
by steak
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.
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General exam advice
Tips for optimising your performance in the exam itself
10 45 Reading Time/Graph Paper
30-08-2018, 06:13 AM
by dorothy.pipet

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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Applying for the Exam
Process of registering to sit the exam
4 8 2021 Exam
30-03-2021, 02:26 PM
by Peter
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
Are they in the right places?
9 21 Online exams
02-11-2020, 11:31 PM
by PJW
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
Candidate feedback re exams
A place for general exam feedback from the candidate's perspective
12 83 Module A trial exam
18-11-2019, 09:41 AM
by dorothy.pipet
Exam Review
Feedback in January by examiners re previous October's exam
12 105 2017 Exam Review
02-03-2018, 06:15 PM
by steak

Admin and support
Comments and suggestions from those kind people who make it happen and those who give up a Saturday to pace up and down looking at the clock for us.
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Study Group Support
Study Group Leaders: share thoughts and resources, successes and failures. Arrange for speakers etc
2 5 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.
18-10-2012, 10:18 PM
by PJW
What would you do if you were in our shoes?
1 1 One week to go...
25-09-2009, 01:33 PM
by nich7503
Discussions about the nitty gritty.
7 14 Changes in 2020
27-10-2020, 12:34 PM
by Peter
Forum feedback
A place to give comments and feedback on the forum itself, suggest improvements or iron out wrinkles.
Sub Forums:
User Instructions,
Having trouble?,
31 65 New modules - new forum?
07-01-2020, 10:04 AM
by Jerry1237
The place for general information that doesn't fit elsewhere
Sub Forums:
Missing categories,
Loosely relevant to the exam
18 50 Apply for personal loan f...
15-09-2023, 08:47 AM
by MaheshBane
Somewhere to share news- good and not so good
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Waiting for the postie.....,
Not what you hoped for ?
18 255 2022 Exam Results
17-11-2022, 06:20 PM
by taffstar

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