Apprentice profiles

The difference is you - A career as bright and unique as you are

Discover the different career paths on offer – Track, Signalling, Electrification and Plant, Overhead Lines and Telecoms.

They're all critical to the running of our network and will give you a career that lasts much longer than your three years on the scheme.

Here, some of our apprentices talk about their experiences of the scheme, from the training to living away from home.

What it’s like to be a Network Rail apprentice

Apprentice training centre workshop

About the scheme

Our three-year scheme includes a residential stay at Westwood, our national training centre in the Midlands, and more than two years' hands-on experience at a local depot.

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Ready to make your application?
The Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme is open to anyone who will be aged 18 by 16 March 2018. There is no upper age limit.

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You probably have lots more questions about our Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme.

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