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

The depot carries out various maintenance and overhaul activities. Maintenance activities range from daily safety inspections, routine exams, corrective maintenance and reliability modifications. We also specialise in hotel standards work, which includes all customer facing defect inside and outside of the train i.e. Paint repairs.

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts will apply (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?

  • Be responsible for managing the 5S standards across the depot
  • Participate in STEM & other CSR initiatives
  • 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, Behaviours 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
  • Provide basic maintenance competency
  • Provide corrective manintenance (electrical or mechanical)
  • Provide preventative maintenance (electrical or mechanical)
  • Carry out testing and re-commissioning on vehicles and trains in accordance with pre-written test and commissioning procedures 
  • Assist in the testing and repair of equipment identified as faulty and removed from the train

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

  • L3 Rail Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
  • Knowledge qualification
  • Competency qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On succesful completion of the Apprenticeship subject to business need the Apprentice will move into their first role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working


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




1 Jones Road


WV10 6JQ

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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.

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023