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Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship - Rail Engineering: York OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

From your first day you'll join a community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121180

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a university, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

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
  • For this apprenticeship opportunity we are recruiting into our Rail Track and Rail Electrical 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 6 Rail and Rail Systems Senior Engineer qualification.

You will undertake a supervised programme of training and block release with a University. You will also be assigned a mentor who you will work and liaise closely with and be there to guide and advise you throughout your time as an apprentice.

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.

Our apprentices are employed on a stable basis, so you'll continue to progress with Arup once you've completed your course.


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 C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics or Mathematics-based subject (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science or Technology subject (Grade B) 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

Tanners Moat

YO1 6HU

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

UK.Recruitment@arup.com

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Rail and rail systems senior engineer (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


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