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Rail Engineering Apprentice Level 3, Old Oak Common ALSTOM TRANSPORT UK LIMITED

The depot's carry out various maintenance and overhaul activities. Maintenance activities range from daily safety inspections, routine exams, corrective maintenance and reliability modifications.

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 8am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 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 on block release to achieve the Knowledge, Behaviours and, Competencies as required by the apprenticeship. Attendance outside of standard work patterns should be expected.
  • Become trained and competent in carrying out daily and safety exams Carry out general depot duties e.g. Line of Routes
  • Provide technical support to the depot teams in the provision of primary fault finding/reporting
  • Be responsible for managing the 5 S standards across the depot
  • Provide corrective maintenance (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Provide preventative maintenance (Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Provide secondary fault finding
  • Positioning of fault data into shared drive facility
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the Train Care Centre quality and safety procedures
  • 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

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

  • Training will take place on block release at College
  • Mandatory and role specific training will take place at the depot
  • You will complete the Rail Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship standard which will includes and knowledge and a competency qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the Apprenticeship subject to business need we would expect to put you into your first role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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.




Old Oak Common

Old Oak Common Lane


NW10 6DW

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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