Apprentice signalling technician at Network Rail

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£25,000 annually
Review Date:
April 2016

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


On a day to day I wake up in the accommodation that is provided and enjoy a breakfast that's is also provided then I travel to work and get involved with practical and theoretical work.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Yes I have completed my level 3 NVQ which is a great opportunity to have and also learning skills and qualifications towards the British railway

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


The qualification opportunities are very good and the experiences that we are gaining are a once in a life time opportunity

4. How valued do you feel by Network Rail?


I feel very valued as they have looked after me and I have the correct support and know where I can go if I need support or help

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


We know what we are doing and have been told what we expect in the future it has prepared us for what we are going to get up to in our future careers

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


We get amazing support and have been told all the vital information that is vital to have to help throughout the course

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


They keep in contact with us and they work closely with Babcock so that they can work together and give the apprentices the best opportunities

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


With all of the things that we are provided such as food and accommodation the pay that we receive is excellent

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes there are many clubs and qualifications that we can appli to complete and network rail will help us with these and give us the support that we need

9a. Would you recommend Network Rail to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

It is a great opportunity to have and the money and the skills than are available for the future are something that would be hard to turn down

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Network Rail? *

Just try your hardest and make sure that you put the work in then network rail will look after you and you will see the point effects of the hard work you have been doing

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