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Expert training. Thousands of pounds in your pocket. And a lifetime of engineering possibilities. When you're transforming Britain's vast railway network, you get more than just an education. Over three fascinating, surprising, career-advancing years as an apprentice, you'll gain the kind of skills that can set you up for life.
We invest a lot in our apprentices because we want you to be the future of our business. There's lots of information on the website to help explain what you'll be doing on the scheme and what to expect. We recommend you take some time to read through the sections to make sure this is the right opportunity for you before applying.
From track to electrification and plant, discover the range of training on offer and hear more from our current apprentices.
As an Advanced Apprentice, you’ll earn while you learn, with free food and accommodation during the period of your residential stay.
Our three year scheme includes a residential stay at our National Training Centre in the Midlands and more than two years hands on experience at a local depot.
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