*You can only apply for one apprenticeship scheme per year. So, between January and August 2017, we will only accept your first application. Any additional applications you submit will not be considered.*
Apprenticeship level: Level 2 with progression opportunity to Level 3
Scheme length:18 months, progressing to a Level 3 over a further 2 to 3 years
Salary: Starting from £17,802
Requirements: 3 GCSEs A*-C including maths, English language, and science. You must be 17 years of age by 1 September 2017 to be eligible for this scheme
Applications: This scheme is now closed

Note: Before you apply, we strongly advise you to read the application process information thoroughly and in full. It tells you everything you need to know and provides details about what to expect as part of your application.

The world's first underground railway journey was made on 9 January 1863: over four miles of track stretching between two stations. Today's network covers 253 miles, serves 275 stations and carries more than three million passengers per day.  London Underground has played an essential role in our city's development.

About the role

London Underground is currently upgrading part of its network and this is an exciting opportunity for you to become an apprentice on one of the most technologically advanced railways in the world.

During your apprenticeship, you'll follow an exclusive training programme at our Engineering & Skills Academy at Acton Town. From learning the basic skills and techniques as part of your foundation, to gaining an insight into engineering, you'll have all the support you need to unlock a bright future full of career opportunities and experiences.

You'll learn the core skills needed to work safely on our network and gain a basic foundation in aspects of railway engineering. If you demonstrate the right attitude, aptitude and motivation, there could be the opportunity to go on to specialise at Level 3 in one of the following technical areas:

  • Track
  • Fleet
  • Signals
  • Escalators
  • Civils
  • Railway Engineering Workshop
  • Non Destructive Testing

About you

On this exciting and rewarding apprenticeship scheme you can expect to gain valuable skills, recognised qualifications and great training. If you are highly motivated with a keen interest in engineering this scheme is the perfect way to kick start your career. There will be a combination of classroom learning and practical hands-on experience in order for you to become an engineer of tomorrow and be the future of our business.

Learn more about the benefits for all of our apprenticeships schemes, and find out exactly what we're looking for.

If you're successful you'll have to pass pre-employment checks before joining. These will include reference checks, qualifications checks, right to work in the UK and in some cases a medical and a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.