The National College for High Speed Rail delivers New Apprenticeship Standards, apprenticeships that are designed to match the learner with the required skills, knowledge and behaviours required for the role. We are continuously developing new standards to offer, and work with employers to build new standards for the role they need to recruit. Discuss a new apprenticeship with our team.
Currently delivering training in:
Level 3 Train Driver Apprenticeship
Current funding band £21,000 per apprentice. Typical length 12- 18 months Train Drivers are responsible for driving trains in a safe, punctual, economic manner over various routes in accordance with rail rules, regulations and procedures. A Train Driver could work in a number of rail environments, including but not restricted to, high speed rail.
Level 4 High Speed Rail and Infrastructure Advanced Technician Apprenticeship
Current funding band £21,000 per apprentice. Typical length 36 months The Advanced Technician will 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.
Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship
Current funding band £6,000 per apprentice. Typical length 24 months Every project needs to be managed to ensure its success, An Associate Project Manager knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take, how much it will cost and works with the project team to achieve the required outcomes.
Rail Engineering Advanced Technician Apprenticeship
Current funding band £27,000 per apprentice. Typical length 48 months Rail Engineering Advanced Technicians provide technical solutions across the railway. Apprentices will undertake modules to cover the required core skills and select a particular discipline to specialise in.
Level 5 Rail and Rail Systems Engineer Apprenticeship
Current funding band £22,000 per apprentice. Typical length 24 months A Rail and Rail Systems Engineer works as part of a multi-disciplinary team, but with personal responsibility and accountability for projects related to their specialist area. They can work in multiple railway worksites or in technical offices.
Operations and Departmental Manager Apprenticeship
Current funding band £7,000 per apprentice. Typical length 24 months An Operations and Departmental Manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and helps achieve operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisation’s strategy.
Rail and Rail Systems Senior Engineer (Degree) Apprenticeship
Current funding band £24,000 per apprentice. Typical length 36 months A Rail and Rail Systems Senior Engineer is an operational leadership role; someone who can take responsibility for people and the work in hand within a conventional or high speed railway context.
Apprenticeships in development
- Level 4 Information Manager Apprenticeship (BIM – due for delivery January 2020)
- Level 4 Land Referencer Apprenticeship