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

Your day-to-day activities will involve learning about and supporting operational activities around overhaul and maintenance of bogies, wheelsets, traction motors, pantographs, HVAC units and Construction of new build bogies for HS2.

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 Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm

    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

    8 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will work as part of a multifunctional team
  • You will support all operational activities
  • You will be involved in the overhaual and maintenance of bogies, wheelsets, traction motors, pantographs and HVAC units
  • You will also be involved in the consruction of the new build bogies for HS2

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

  • You will will attend College on a block release basis
  • You will complete the Level 3 Diploma in Rail Engineering Knowledge
  • You will complete the Level 3 Competency in Rail Engineering
  • As part of the Apprenticeship you will complete company mandatory training and role specific

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On completion you will be expected to undertake various processes on the repair and overhaul of traction and rollings tock as a manufacturing team member

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 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.




West Street



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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