Fleet Engineering (Level 3)

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Become a Fleet Apprentice and undertake regular placements at our train care depots across London.

Applications for this role are open now for a September 2020 start. 

Applications for further opportunities will be open in April for a March 2021 start.


How long: 3 years
Where: London
Salary: Minimum London Living Wage

Scheme begins: September 2020

What you’ll need:

  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C/ grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English language.
  • To be 18 years of age by Sunday 7 March 2021 to be eligible for this scheme

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Analytical and logical thinkers
  • Continuing learners
  • Creative and innovative

London Underground plays an essential role in our city’s development. Our network covers 253 miles, serving 275 stations and carriers more than five million passengers per day.

The role of a London Underground Engineering apprentice is critical to ensuring the ongoing performance and safety of our tube network. The technological advancements we are seeing in our trains and operating infrastructure mean that we need to adapt the way we maintain our assets to keep them operating at peak performance. You’ll be at the forefront of these developments whilst also keeping a watchful eye on our legacy assets across the network.

What will I be doing?

As a London Underground Fleet Apprentice you will undertake regular placements at our train care depots across London. Here, after receiving high quality classroom and on the job training from our fleet dedicated trainers, you will work alongside skilled train maintainers and engineers, learning how our varied train systems operate.

London Undergrounds rolling stock has long since ceased to be ‘clunk click’ and is now a highly sophisticated piece of equipment requiring a raised level of technical competence to maintain it. Under constant supervision, and working as part of a team, you will learn and become proficient in both mechanical and electrical skills enabling you to help contribute to the maintenance and fault repair of our varied rolling stock, ensuring a fast turn around and playing your part in keeping London moving.

Where can this career take me?

This apprenticeship is just the start of your career, the roles and opportunities available to you are endless.

You may want to progress onto an Apprenticeship at a higher level , or you may want to move into a Team Leader, Depot Manager or Operational Manager role. Alternatively, you may want to remain as a hands-on engineer, growing in knowledge and experience and passing on your skills to the next generation of Apprentices.


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