Rail Engineering Apprenticeship
City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job details
R62 000 a year

Full Job Description
Apprenticeship Aim

Get your career on track and earn while you learn. The programmer is designed so learners will become skilled track operatives. Successful applicants will gain the right skills and knowledge for a successful career in the rail industry.

Inter trains Rail Engineering Operative apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for practically minded people. Apprentices learn fundamental skills in the railway industry by undertaking work track side, whilst developing academic skills.

As part of the Apprenticeship you will be under fulltime employment and will be working shifts out on track whilst gaining the rail competencies listed below. You will also gain industry specific knowledge and skills required with off the job training.

Please see below the full apprenticeship course breakdown.

Qualifications Sentinel Competencies you will achieve

Personal Track Safety PT
Third Rail
Track Induction TIC
Emergency First Aid at Work
Manual Handling
Fire Safety Awareness
Level 2 Rail Engineering Technical Knowledge Qualification

This qualification is mainly classroom based. It provides you with an in depth understanding of the concepts and principles behind how the railway is constructed, why certain materials and installation practices are used and adopted.

Level 2 Rail Engineering Maintenance Competence Qualification

This qualification is based around evidence which you will provide by demonstrating your skills and competence. You will also learn how to undertake practical activities safely and in line with industry standard practices.

Candidates must be

Reliable and punctual throughout

Willing to learn new knowledge

100 committed to the programme

Goodable to work alone and as part of a team

Good at following safety instructions

Able to work under pressure as well as meet deadlines

The role is manual labour intensive therefore physical fitness and teamwork is important.

There is a prerequisite Network Rail Medical examination and presponsorship Drug Alcohol DA screening. Failure to pass the DA will result in a termination of the role.
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