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Network Operations

Supporting the safe and efficient operation of the bus, coach and rail transport networks

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • designing and implementing transport timetables and services
  • gathering network data, including real-time data and historical data
  • performance monitoring
  • emergency planning
  • understanding industry rules and guidelines, including commercial and legal frameworks
  • developing relationships across all aspects of the network
  • contributing to service updates for customers

Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to progress to the Associate/Affiliate level of membership when they complete this apprenticeship

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.