High speed rail and infrastructure technician

High speed rail and infrastructure technician

“Providing technical solutions across the construction, maintenance and operation of a high speed railway”

High speed rail is a specialist area of work. High speed rail specialists include civil engineers, higher technicians in track, power and infrastructure, and operations managers. The technician provides technical solutions across the construction, maintenance and operation of a high speed railway. As an apprentice, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be responsible for the safe design, construction, installation, maintenance and operation of a high speed railway that provides a safe and reliable service for its customers. You’ll develop skills and knowledge relating to both high speed and conventional rail networks and infrastructure in order to manage the interface between the systems.

Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: A-levels, including maths or physics, or a BTEC

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk