Thales UK Limited

Rail Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Thales UK Limited (Employer)

Escalla Ts Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £21,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 37 hours per week
3 years (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Information communications technician (apprenticeship standard)
6 positions available
4 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Rail Apprentice you will completing work placements across a variety of disciplines, including signalling and telecommunications. You will attend academic and professional training where you will continue to enhance your railway education. You will achieve the relevant safety accreditation to enable you to work on the railway.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • As a Ground Transportation Systems (GTS) Rail Apprentice you will follow a three-year programme
  • Completing work placements across a variety of disciplines
  • Working with signalling and telecommunications.
  • Attend academic and professional training.
  • Achieve the relevant safety accreditation
  • Experience and evidence to attain relevant competencies.


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

working towards a Level 3 Information Communication Technician Apprenticeship. The programme will be delivered in partnership with Escalla via a block release delivery model. Training will be delivered at the Escalla training facility at Angel Islington, with approximately 5 study weeks over the first 12 months on programme. At the end of the apprenticeship you will go through an End Point Assessment to ensure occupational competence prior to progressing your career with Thales.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the programme you will move into a permanent role within our Ground Transportation Systems business.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's incl Maths, English & a Science subject (Grade A-C / 5-9) Essential
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