Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd

Field Services Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd (Employer)

South Thames Colleges Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £10,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday - 9am - 5pm
3 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
8 positions available
27 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As an apprentice within the Field Services area, you will work in a supported learning environment to develop skills and knowledge which will assist in completing a relevant qualification.


  • To undertake a development programme leading to a National Vocational Qualification as part of an apprenticeship
  • Be willing to undertake any training and qualifications appropriate to the apprenticeship
  • To actively participate in their own development plan which, will be agreed with the line manager and the apprentice supervisor
  • Attend college and complete assignments on time
  • Complete projects, timings and budgets as set by the Manager/Apprenticeship Supervisor

Gain skills required to carry out:

  • First and second line maintenance on any equipment as contracted to CTS at any time
  • Respond and repair Cubic devices in a timely manner and follow defined maintenance procedures to maximise device reliability and availability
  • To undertake the training and development programme provided to the best of your ability
  • To constantly improve performance through training, experience and KPI feedback.
  • To minimise downtime on fault call outs
  • To assist with the installation or commissioning of equipment as required by CTS management
  • To aim at maintaining of quality principles compatible with current ISO standards
  • Comply with Cubic’s values and adherence to all company policy and procedures
  • In particular comply with the code of conduct, quality, security and occupational health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by their manager from time-to-time, as may be reasonably required of them

Future Prospects

Completion of the Apprenticeship is designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions at the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech). In the case of the Military specific pathway in the Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician Standard, professional competence will be recognised by the Military Independent Assessment Authority (MIAA). A number of our Engineering Apprentices go on to complete the HNC and HND we offer at Kingston College.

Skills Required

  • Able to follow instruction and learn new tasks
  • Able to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Able to attend work at required times
  • Commitment to completing the apprenticeship
  • Willing to learn and to take responsibility for their own development
  • Willing to organise own workload

Qualities Required

  • Ability to communicate both written and orally
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE's with passes including English and maths or equivalent.

Training Provided

During your apprenticeship you will attend Kingston College for your off the job training. 

Engineering Technicians in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes, or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development

Apprenticeships are flexible and are designed to offer a structured programme of learning to fit around the needs of the individual and employer.

Learning takes place mainly during employment through the development of on the job skills, supported by college tuition Both the on and off job elements of the Apprenticeship lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

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