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BEng Railway Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Meridian House, The Crescent, YO24 1AW
£16,000.00 annually
Closing date
8 Apr 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

The primary role of an Apprentice is to provide technical support to project teams by undertaking specialist and technical tasks that support the overall objectives set by the Lead engineer. The main duties are to:
  • To work effectively and contribute to engineering solutions by the correct use of resources and time. This includes an understanding of project management systems, tools and techniques as they are applied to the design and construction process.
  • Support proposal development and help deliver work-packages within projects
  • Execute tasks to quality standards, to time and to budget
  • Record and present information clearly
  • Undertake block release to gain a BEng (Hons) in Railway Engineering
  • Assist with on-site inspections and surveys where appropriate

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • You will be required to attend Sheffield Hallam University on block release for a total of 36 days per year
  • The degree award is BEng (Hons) Railway Engineering

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • The employer is ready to invest in the development of the successful candidate. This is a long-term career opportunity.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Maths, Science or Engineering (Grade BBC / Distinction Merit Merit) Essential

Things to consider

SHU Progress provides support for applicants whose personal circumstances might mean that there are barriers to going to university. For more information on the scheme, including how to join, please visit the website:

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