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Rail Engineering Apprentice -Liverpool. Level 3. ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

Liverpool Train care centre - The depot carries out various maintenance and overhaul activities. Maintenance activities range from daily safety inspections, routine exams, corrective maintenance and reliability modifications. The site houses two state of the art shed roads, as well as a dedicated paint mixing and spray workshop.

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 37 hours per week. Will include shifts which are TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will undertake a planned rotation within appropriate departments in order to gain the skills, and competence to complete the Standard requirements. In addition you will attend education both part time and on block release to achieve the Knowledge, Behaviors and Competencies as required by the apprenticeship. Attendance outside of standard work patterns should be expected.
  • Provide technical support to the depot teams in the provision of primary fault finding/reporting.
  • Provide basic maintenance competency e.g. side skirt cleans, brake pads, block changes etc.
  • Be responsible for managing the 5S standards across the depot
  • Provide corrective maintenance (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Provide secondary fault finding
  • Investigate technical problems as instructed by central systems support team
  • Functionally test train borne systems with minimal supervision using a variety of techniques and methods, including the use of computer-based diagnostics systems
  • Ensure work is performed in an safe and effective manner and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), Electricity at Work Regulations (1989), Railway Group Standards, and relevant Alstom Procedures
  • Participate in STEM & other CSR initiatives
  • Continuous Improvement activity targeted at all aspects of Alstom performance

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

  • You will complete the Level 3 Rail Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • As part of this you will complete a Level 3 Rail Engineering (knowledge)
  • Level 3 Rail Engineering (competence)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the level 3 standard, we would subject to business need be expecting to put you into your first role with company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths, English & Science (Grade 5 to 9) 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.




Liverpool Traincare Centre

Picton Road


L15 4LD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Rail engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2023