Engineering Apprentice (Level 3) 2020 at Govia Thameslink Railway
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Engineering Apprentice (Level 3) 2020
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’ll learn fault-finding, testing, maintenance and repair, all backed-up by college study to make sure that everything makes sense.
You’ll join a group of apprentices starting at the same time and have their support throughout your apprenticeship. Your dedicated apprenticeship manager (and the rest of the engineering team) are supportive and friendly. The team work closely together, making sure that everyone is getting the most from their journey.
We’re not looking for previous knowledge or experience of engineering or the railway – just commitment, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. To apply for an Advanced Apprenticeship, you will however need to:
- hold or expect to get grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths, English and Science (or equivalent)
- demonstrate strong communication skills and practical maths ability
- have an interest in how things work
- be able to travel to East Surrey College for study and to various locations on our network for work
- pass the required medical standards
- Staff Travel
- Extra Holidays
- Discount Scheme
- Shares - Share Incentive Plan
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Competitive Salary - £14,000 year 1, Up to £45,000 once fully qualified
- And much more!
About Govia Thameslink Railway
GTR is a brand new train operating company, made up of a family of trusted local brands. From 2015, 22% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK will be run by us. We’re investing heavily in the infrastructure and technology on our lines, so we can deliver more. More trains, more seats, more services, more routes, more station improvements, more platforms with WiFi and more information. Above all, we want to give our customers and our people more say – to help us create a better rail service for everyone.
From 2015, we’ll be running Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink services.
GTR is part of Govia – a partnership between two world-class transport operators – the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.
Get your career off to a flying start with the UK’s largest train operator.
How to apply
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