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Resource Manager Apprenticeship - Chester

Welsh Government
Transport For Wales 3 Llys Cadwyn Pontypridd CF37 4TH
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Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Apprenticeship, Higher
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About the apprenticeship


• To ensure efficient resource and rostering of train-crew as dictated by Transport for Wales Rail Services rostering arrangements to ensure compliance with the safety case requirements and the running of the current train plan. Real time management of Traincrew during disruption at Cardiff Central. This includes the implementation of the Traincrew reporting point (muster point). Document and manage incoming and displaced Traincrew. This could include relocating to other stations including Cardiff Queen Street or other stations as required within the working shift.
• To provide Managers with confidential reports, records and data in conjunction with train-crew and resource activities.
• To provide Managers with advice in linking structures and train-crew training requirements such as route and traction knowledge.
• Control of supervised and unsupervised depots to ensure the flow of management information, notice cases, Traincrew notice/information and fitness for duty requirements and competencies.

Additional information

Whether you're making your first transition into employment or changing careers and would like the opportunity to gain further qualifications without following the traditional educational route, an apprenticeship with us could be just the ticket to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.
We firmly believe that everybody deserves opportunities to access apprenticeships and our aim is moving towards a diverse organisation at all levels. We want to be fully representative of our diverse communities across Wales.
When you join our academy, you will join a well-established community of apprentices across all areas of the business. You will have the opportunity to:
• Earn whilst you learn
• Gain valuable on the job skills and work experience
• Learn from industry experts
• Study towards a nationally recognised qualification at college, university or through one of our trusted apprenticeship delivery partners.
• Be part of our development programme where you'll have access to a wide range of learning and development resources to help you grow both personally and professionally.



Who we're looking for
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team during an exciting time of transformation and growth at Transport for Wales Rail Limited. Our apprentices are:
• Passionate and eager to learn
• Creative problem solvers
• Great team players
• Customer focused


• English at C or above/equivalent
• Maths at C or above/equivalent


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Apprenticeship Learning Solutions Ltd

Business Admin Level 4

About the employer

Transport For Wales 3 Llys Cadwyn

CF37 4TH

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Our recruitment process will involve attending one of our friendly and relaxed assessment days, followed by a final interview. These will be taking place in July and August 2022.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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