Rail Communications Systems Design Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

telent Technology Services Ltd (Employer)

The It Skills Management Company Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
40.0 hours per week You will be working 40 hours per week in a variety of shifts in 5 out of seven days. Some of the work on railways takes place overnight and therefore you should expect to be working overnight shifts.
3 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Infrastructure technician (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
2 positions available
30 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to kick start your career? Are you interested in working in a hands on, exciting and rewarding environment? Are you ready to challenge yourself and learn new skills and gain on the job experience?


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be carrying out maintenance activities on communication systems throughout the rail infrastructure.

This will include:

  • Installing and commissioning on-site equipment
  • Deciding how a plan can be implemented in real-life situations.
  • Testing and commissioning a vast array of products across multiple technologies and manufacturers
  • Working in a multitude of environments from stations to office to trackside

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

  • We want to give you a wide range of knowledge, so we will give you time to understand the different work that we do by moving around the business
  • You'll learn the requirements of our different customers and contracts and how to fulfil those needs

You'll also obtain a Level 3 diploma and certificate in Rail Engineering and functional skills in Mathematics and English at a Level 2 (unless you already have this).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We recruit our apprentices on a permanent basis from day one, so once your apprenticeship comes to an end we will look to put your newfound skills to use and you will naturally become a trainee project engineer.

Reality Check

This role will include lots of time working outside and in rail environments. Please ensure that you are prepared to undertake this.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Physical fitness, Possess normal colour vision

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 5 or more (Grade 4) Essential
Other Government vetting and police security clearance (Grade Pass) Essential
Other Full UK Driving Licence (Grade Pass) Desired
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