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Rail Engineering Technician/Fitter Apprentice Level 3 Widnes ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

The manufacturing activity undertaken in the facility includes the modernization of trains, repair of electronic equipment and the repair & overhaul of traction equipment. The site is currently undertaking several prestige projects for train companies you will be familiar with. Duties to include carrying out designated tasks for the repair, operate as a member of a work team and learning how to operate in a safe manner.

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

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7am to 3.30pm Friday 7.30am to 12.30pm.

    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

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Operate at an appropriate level carrying out designated tasks for the repair and overhaul of traction equipment within the team assigned
  • Learn how to operate in a safe manner
  • Operate as a member of a work team

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 which will include a knowledge and a competency qualification
  • You will complete mandatory training
  • You will receive role specific training
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Subject to business needs we would expect to put you in your first role on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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.




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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