What we look for:
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
GTR is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.
Selection and assessments for these roles will commence in January 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Assessments for this role are expected to be completed by March 2021 although we reserve the right to close the role early should suitable applicants be found in advance of this date.
For more information about our Apprenticeships, please visit https://gtrailwaycareers.com/jobs/apprenticeships/
You can also join Roopali Sharma, Dante Frederick, and Tom Jerome on this Clicking Apply episode, as we discuss everything about working in the rail sector, their apprenticeships and how GTR is doing their bit to ensure diversity and inclusiveness across the business.
To apply, please click on link: https://gtrailwaycareers.com/jobs/vacancy/625/WES/detail
Before submitting your application, please ensure you review the job description and additional documents below. We would advise you to answer all the application questions with sufficient information. To be considered, we would recommend submitting answers between 300 and 800 words.
Please provide examples that support your application taking into account the roles & responsibilities of this role. Pay attention to detail including your uploaded documents ensuring all information is clearly structured and double checked for spelling and grammatical errors.
It also may worth asking a friend or family member to proof read your application before submission. All the best.
When completing the application form, if it asks for your National Insurance number and you do not have one yet, please type in AB 12 34 56 C.