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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship - Rail Engineering: Birmingham OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for a qualification while working and learning alongside technical professionals. They will support in the development and production,analysis and planning of railway engineering designs that inform others,either internally or externally,where designs are utilised to construct,maintain or improve rail systems.

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

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Closing date: 02 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,350.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121119

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Railway engineering design technicians will use and apply engineering principles and techniques, to make decisions, solve problems, often across a range of disciplines such as signalling, rolling stock, track, systems, civil engineering, communications, electrification or electrical plant.

They will also support in the development and production, analysis and planning of railway engineering designs that inform others, either internally or externally, where designs are utilised to construct, maintain or improve rail systems.

Some technicians will also support in the surveying and checking of progress and quality factors of the technical design works on site.

You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients such as Network Rail, HS2, and many others.

You'll study at the National College for Advanced Transport & Infrastructure (NCATI) on mixture of block release and part-time study to work towards a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. We'll help you to combine your learning experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

For this apprenticeship opportunity we are recruiting into our Rail Track, Rail Civils and Rail Control, Command & Signalling teams.

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

As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards the Level 4 High Speed Rail Infrastructure Technician qualification.
You'll study at a local partner college on day release and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

When joining us as one of our apprentices, you’ll enjoy the opportunity to study for a paid, professionally recognised qualification in a discipline that will help you further your career.

Throughout your apprenticeship, you’ll have access to our online network. You’ll also take internal courses. These cover technical aspects of the business, such as software, but also vital ‘soft’ skills such as report writing and working effectively.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 or more (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts. We use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. This is a brilliant opportunity to build a creative career designing and delivering exciting work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services.

Employer

OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Address

Blythe Gate

Blythe Valley Park

B90 8AE

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

UK.Recruitment@arup.com

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Training

Training provider

NATIONAL COLLEGE FOR ADVANCED TRANSPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Apprenticeship standard

High speed rail and infrastructure technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We’ll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Assessment centres for most Apprenticeship opportunities will commence from February.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Mar 2023