Govia Thameslink Railway Limited

Rail Engineering Technician Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Govia Thameslink Railway Limited (Employer)

Siemens Mobility Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,000.00
37.0 hours per week Year one will be college based - the remainder of the apprenticeship will be 9 - 5 Monday to Friday
48 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Rail engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
10 positions available
28 November 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Govia Thameslink Railway's four-year apprenticeship programme is a great opportunity to earn and learn at the UK's biggest train operating company.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Our four-year engineering apprenticeship is a great chance to learn on the job, earning a real salary while you do. You'll gain a nationally recognised qualification with great career prospects.

In the depot, you'll learn a wide range of mechanical, electrical and electronic skills. You will learn fault finding, testing, maintenance and repair, all backed up by college study to make sure that everything makes sense.

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

At the end of this apprenticeship, learners will receive a level 3 Rail Engineering Technician qualification.

GTR's engineering depots are based at Battersea, Brighton, Hornsey and Selhurst with training taking place at all of them.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of the apprenticeship, learners can keep on the path of Service Engineer or take the more technical route into completing project work.

Reality Check

We're not looking for previous knowledge or experience of engineering or the railway – just commitment, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English & a Science (or equivalent) (Grade 4) Essential
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