Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship scheme Network Rail Limited

An Engineering Apprenticeship with Network Rail is the first step into an exciting career in the Rail industry. As part of our team, you’ll help shape national projects, embrace the latest tech and learn the skills to succeed. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment. Duties will include: Maintenance of railway infrastructure. Inspection of track. Working as part of a team to renew and develop new railway assets.

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

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,838.00

    The Salary will increase with completion of each year

  • Working week

    You may be required to work shifts, including evenings, weekends and night shifts. Shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Nov 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228776

  • Positions

    200 available

What you will do in your working day

Joining our level 3 engineering apprenticeship scheme you could be involved in the following:

  • Maintenance of railway infrastructure
  • Inspection of track 
  • Working as part of a team to renew and develop new railway assets 

The training you will be getting

Rail Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • You will complete your apprenticeship at a training centre local to you. throughout your apprenticeship you will have assigned release so you can focus on your training
  • After completing the course, you’ll not only have your NVQ Level 3 in Railway Engineering, you’ll also hold the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Many of our apprentices go on to hold senior positions within Network Rail, taking on roles such as Programme Managers, Principal Engineers and Maintenance Delivery Managers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Apprenticeship will involve working outdoors , in all weathers and occasionally at night

About the employer

Network Rail’s role is to run a safe, reliable and efficient railway, serving customers and communities. We exist to get people and goods where they need to be and to support our country’s economic prosperity. Network Rail’s role is to run a safe, reliable and efficient railway, serving customers and communities. We exist to get people and goods where they need to be and to support our country’s economic prosperity.

Employer

Network Rail Limited

Address

Ace Building

Prebend Street

Bedford

MK40 1DP

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Training

Training provider

NETWORK RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED

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 engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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 Apr 2024