As an engineering apprentice with Network Rail, you’ll have three amazing years on the scheme with the first phase of the scheme being spent living and learning at one of our dedicated training centres; Westwood and HMS Sultan. Following that, you’ll join a depot close to home where you’ll get out an about on the network specialising in telecoms, distribution & plant, overhead lines, signalling, track or off-track.
What we’re looking for
Quite simply, we’re looking for enthusiastic people with the vision to be future leaders for our workforce.
Right now, you’ll be passionate about engineering and committed to further study and learning to help you achieve your goal of becoming an engineer. It’s critical that our apprentices are safety aware, with a strong attention to detail and good problem-solving skills. You’ll be happy to listen and learn from others and work within a team, but you’ll also have the confidence to communicate your own ideas.
The Advanced apprenticeship scheme at Network Rail is open to anyone who will be aged 18 on or before 29th September 2020. There’s no upper age limit.
In order to be eligible for the scheme you’ll need at least four GCSEs at A*– C / 9 - 5 (or four Scottish National’s at Level 5 or equivalent). This must include Maths, English and a Science or Engineering subject.
You’ll need to be available to start on 29 September 2020. Please note you will be unable to take holiday during the residential phase of the scheme outside of scheduled holiday dates.
How we’ll reward you
An apprenticeship means the chance to earn a real wage while you learn
We pay apprentices £9,479 during their first year, plus £1,265 for successful completion.
In the second year this rises to:
• Age 18 – 20: £12,525.00
• Age 21 – 24: £13,431.60
• Age 25+: £14,250.60
During your residential training phase, we’ll pay for your accommodation, three meals a day, your work clothing and personal safety equipment.
On top of all this, you’ll get 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays and access to many company benefits such as a cycle to work scheme, discounts on phone and gym memberships and other retailer discounts including cinema tickets and various places eat!
Apprenticeship: Level 3 Engineering
Duration: 3 years
Location: Vacancies based all over Britain
Requirements: At least four GCSEs at A*– C / 9 - 5 (or four Scottish National’s at Level 5 or equivalent). This must include Maths, English and a Science or Engineering subject. Available to start scheme 29th September 2020. Aged 18 or over by 29th September 2020
Salary: £9,479 during their first year, plus £1,265 for successful completion. Salaries between £12,525 - £14,250 for years 2 and 3
Are you ready for a career as bright and unique as you are? Apply now!