Signalling Apprentice Designer Linbrooke Design Services trading as, Q1tm

Linbrooke Design Services trading as, Q1tm provides a comprehensive concept to commissioning solution encapsulating scheme development, detailed signalling design and consultancy. We also offer a signalling design review, independent verification, and validation.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Half hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Linbrooke Design Services trading as, Q1tm provide high quality Signalling Engineering solutions to the Rail Industry.

The Signalling Apprentice Designer is responsible for the mentored production of detailed signalling designs and calculations, signalling renewals or signalling amendments resultant from railway asset renewals.

The role is part of the Signalling Design team, working on a wide variety of projects both in the UK and overseas involving a diverse range of technologies including Mechanical / Electro-mechanical, RRI, Geographical interlocking, CBI and ETCS.

  • Provide and undertake appropriate signalling design dependant on capability to signalling and other railway projects
  • Work content includes: CAD drawing; mentored design of signalling wiring layouts, power calculations and other
  • REB design; generation and evaluation of signalling options and staging
  • Circuit analysis; assistance to technical report writing; interfacing with other disciplines and project administration
  • Responsible for basic signalling design input and draft signalling calculations to multidisciplinary design teams on small to medium sized projects

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

Level 4 Advanced Rail Engineering Technician 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the programme you will look to move into a permanent role within our Railway Signalling Design business continuing your career development as a Signalling Design Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Willingness to learn, Productive, Ability to work under pressure


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure. We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation. In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.


Linbrooke Design Services trading as, Q1tm


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1 Gloucester Street


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Rail engineering advanced technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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