Engineering Apprentice - Manchester THALES GROUND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS LIMITED

This General Engineering Apprenticeship will develop your skills in systems design and hardware engineering. You will be responsible for the production of designs, design estimates, design programs and design work packages for bids, services and projects, as well as designing and implementing engineering solutions to programme requirements.

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

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, day shift, hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214136

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Develop your understanding of Engineering through structured learning and on-the-job training
  • Deliver tasks on time and to the required quality
  • Work as a team-player asking for guidance and direction where necessary
  • Develop knowledge and skills within the engineering discipline
  • Effectively communicate engineering issues related to own tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Rail and rail systems senior engineer (integrated degree) (level 6)
  • Delivered via block release model at Sheffield Hallam university
  • Functional Skills Level 2 English if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Electronic, electrical and processor engineering
  • Signal engineering
  • Signalling and telecommunication
  • Railway communications
  • Signalling design 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Maths plus at least one other STEM subject (Grade BBC) Essential
BTEC or equivalent BTEC Extended Diploma in science or technology (Grade DMM) Essential

About the employer

Thales Ground Transportation Systems UK (GTS) are helping to shape the future of the rail industry in the UK, and beyond. We specialise in signalling and communication, collaborating with the biggest names in the industry to deliver the rail of the future.

Employer

THALES GROUND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS LIMITED

Address

Poseidon House

Ashurst Drive

Cheadle

SK3 0XB

Contact

David Hiford

david.hiford@urbanandmainlines.com

07854959571

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Rail and rail systems senior engineer (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Mar 2024