High Speed Rail and Infrastructure Technician
Developing and applying new technologies to help build and operate high speed railways.
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
- Typical length
- 36 months
- Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Some employers will expect candidates to have achieved level 3 maths or physics (equivalent to A level, AS level, international Baccalaureate diploma, level 3 NVQ).
- What apprentices will learn
- how the rail network is designed, built and maintained
- background information about the role of high speed rail
- understanding the latest engineering techniques
- analysing data and information
- project management and planning
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
- Professional registration
Apprentices will be eligible to apply for registered Engineering Technician (EngTech) status.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.