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 CheckWe're not looking for previous knowledge or experience of engineering or the railway – just commitment, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths, English & a Science (or equivalent) (Grade 4) Essential