Rail for London (RfLI) Operations Apprenticeship (Level 2)
by Transport for London
London Underground Track Operative Engineering Apprenticeship (Level 2)
How long: Two years
What you’ll need
- You must be 18 years of age by September 2022
- A minimum of 2 GCSE’s Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English Language (or equivalents)
We’re looking for people who:
- Have attention to detail and ability to follow safety procedures
- Have a passion for railway operations
- Are highly motivated and proactive
- Are logical thinkers
The Rail for London Infrastructure (RfLI) Network Operations team will manage the central operating section of the Elizabeth Line, between Paddington and Abbey Wood/Stratford. As an RfLI Operations Apprentice, you’ll be supporting our Network Operations team in ensuring the ongoing high performance and management of the Elizabeth line train service. You will be responsible for assisting with the operation of our signalling, electrical control, tunnel ventilation and other systems.
What will I be doing?
As an apprentice your programme will balance learning with practical experience. The majority of your time will be spent at our Route Control Centre (RCC) at Romford, working with fellow RfLI colleagues and our industry partners. However, you’ll also get to experience opportunities outside of the RCC in our wider RfLI teams. Our aim is to equip you with the knowledge and experience you need for a successful career in the rail industry.
Over the course of your apprenticeship, you’ll experience placements focusing on our signalling, electrical control and tunnel ventilation systems. You’ll learn and correctly apply railway rules and procedures to our high safety standards. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with all those involved in operating the Elizabeth line; including train drivers, incident responders and our maintenance teams.
Where can this career take me?
Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, you could roll-off into our training scheme for a Traffic Manager role on the Elizabeth Line. The skills, knowledge and experience developed during your time on the programme will open up a range of opportunities within Railways Operations.
About Transport for London
Who are Transport for London (TfL)?
We’re the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting Mayor Sadiq Khan's strategy and commitments on transport in London. We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads.
With such a vast and varied transport network, no two days at TfL are the same but we have one key purpose: to keep London moving. Working at TfL gives you the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on London and Londoners.
How to apply
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