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Apprentice Signalling Design (Data) ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

A Data Designer will be responsible for writing Interlocking Data based on the Principles of Railway Signalling and Interlocking System Architectures. This shall include undertaking Signalling Designs that have input to the writing of the interlocking data, following Network Rail Standards and Alstom Company standards and processes.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Company pension scheme

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday to

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Introduction to Railway Signalling –Basic Signalling Technology or equivalent training
  • Understanding of Alstom Rail Systems Architectures, Sub-Systems Architecture (inclusive of Smartlock Interlocking System Architecture) through to interfaces to the Wayside Infrastructure.
  • Railway Signalling Principles – Intermediate Signalling Technology (IST) or equivalent training.
  • Interlocking Data Design

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

BEng in Control Technical Support Engineer

This will be completed with Aston University.

Training will be a hybrid model of attendance at University, and online learning.

You will be given full training by experienced engineers at Alstom. Training will include as aspects of rail signalling data and design.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We are looking for committed people to join us
  • We expect that upon completion as long as there is still a business need that Apprentices will go into their first permanent role with Alstom

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths, English & Science (Grade 5 to 9) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 subjects including a Maths based subject (Grade C to A) Essential

About the employer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a world leading engineering company where you will be working alongside qualified and experienced staff. Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions.





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Apprenticeship standard

Control technical support engineer

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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