London Underground Track - Level 2

How long: 2 Years

Where: London

Salary: £20,181

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 2 GCSE's Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language
  • You must be 18 years of age by March 2023 to be eligible for this scheme

Job overview

Our Engineers focus on the assets that form the foundation of our transport system.

The role of a London Underground engineering apprentice is critical to ensuring the ongoing performance and safety of our tube network.

The technological advances we're seeing in our trains and operating infrastructure mean we need to adapt the way we maintain our assets to keep them operating at their peak.

You'll be at the forefront of these developments while also keeping a watchful eye on our legacy assets across the network.

What you'll be doing

As a London Underground Track Apprentice, you'll undertake regular placements across the network.

Here, you'll work alongside our highly skilled track engineers, learning how to maintain a key asset without which London Underground could not operate.

London Underground's track has to carry hundred's of trains over more than 402km across our entire network for 364 days per year.

Under constant supervision and in a team environment, you'll learn and develop skills in track maintenance. Then you can help contribute to the maintenance and fault-repair of this vital element ensuring London's continuous, effective service.

Where this career can take you

Upon successful completion of this scheme, you could roll-off into a Skilled Track Operative Role. This role could lead to further career development opportunities such as:

  • Track Inspector
  • Track Technician
  • Site Person in Charge

You'll also have opportunities to complete extra training courses. These will vary from soft skills training to technical skills training and Include Protecting Workers on the Track - Engineering Hours (PWT-EH) and T001.