Explore a bright future through AJMS Consultants' CAD Technician Apprenticeships! Immerse in real rail projects, mentored by industry experts. Blend theory with hands-on practice, refine skills, and make a difference in community projects. Start your CAD career journey here!

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Salary dependant on applicants age 6-Monthly Bonuses Company Pension Scheme Life Assurance & Private Medical Insurance (post probation)

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:30 (8 hours per day with flexibility on start time). Weekend survey work is classified as overtime.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Join us as an Apprentice CAD Technician and set the course for your career in the ever-evolving world of rail infrastructure.  

Key Responsibilities:

As you embark on this journey, you'll be involved in a variety of tasks that contribute to the advancement of rail projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing detailed 2D/3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings.
  • Assisting in the design of railways and their associated infrastructure.
  • Providing support in project administration and record-keeping.
  • Collaborating on data review and analysis.
  • Contributing innovative solutions to project challenges.
  • Participating in on-site visits for information collection.

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

Qualification: Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3 BTEC Diploma).

College: North Street Campus, Leeds College of Building.
Course Length: 3 Years

Training will be on a one day a week basis. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity to move into a full time role upon completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.
AJMS will support any further education opportunities such as higher and degree apprenticeships. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Inspired and driven by a shared desire to place the focus on making the clients needs our goals, Austin, John, Mark and Simon come together to form AJMS Consultants as a platform to achieve this desire. AJMS Consultants believe our company size, structure, knowledge, experience, the professionalism of our core team and our supply chain partners offers a unique range of services and deliverables such that we are able to compliment our client’s team and represent them to the highest standards.




4100 Park Approach


LS15 8GB


Tracie Ellwood


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Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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