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Build a career to be proud of with a ScotRail Modern Apprenticeship

11 March 2024

Scot rail
Job title
Modern Apprenticeship – Engineering Maintenance (Multi-Skilled)
Reports to
£19,901 per annum
Contract type
Duration: 4 years fixed term Upon completion of Year 1 - salary increase £21,645 per annum Upon completion of Year 2 - salary increase £22,616 per annum Upon completion of Year 3 - salary increase £24,338 per annum Start Date: August 2024

Candidates should have:

An interest in working in engineering.
A willingness to learn.
A willingness to complete a 4-year apprenticeship.
A willingness to attend regular reviews to discuss your progress and development.
A willingness to attend internal training (and external training if required) and taking responsibility, with support, to collect the evidence required for your SVQ Portfolio.

What can you expect from your apprenticeship?

You will progress through a Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance (multi-skilled) over a 4-year programme. Your time will be divided between attending college and gaining real life workplace experience with ScotRail.

As well as gaining a broad range of technical and professional knowledge and experience, you will also gain academic and vocational qualifications such as:

  • Performing Engineering Operations (PEO2)
  • SVQ Level 3
  • Relevant NC qualification
  • You also may have the opportunity to progress onto an HNC.

We’ll ensure you’re rewarded for your contribution with a competitive package that includes:

  • Contributory Final Salary Pension scheme
  • Free and reduced rate rail travel for you and your family, where applicable.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Hapi benefits package, offered to everyone at ScotRail.

You can discover all our benefits here - www.scotrail.co.uk/about-scotrail/start-your-journey-success/life-scotrail.  We’re committed to creating a workplace culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and belonging for everyone - www.scotrail.co.uk/diversity


How to apply

The selection process:

  • Submit your application – be sure to spend enough time on it, taking your time to explain why you would like to be an Engineering Modern Apprentice. Research the role before applying and check your application for any errors before you submit it as well.
  • If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to undertake assessment.
  • If successful, the next stage will be an interview with the hiring manager.
  • The final stage for successful candidates will be a safety critical medical including drug and alcohol screening and Disclosure Scotland. You’ll then be asked to provide at least 2 satisfactory references. At this point you’ll be welcomed on board.