Technician Development

The rail industry needs more young engineers to sustain the knowledge and grow the expertise. Our commitment to provide training is recognised throughout the industry.

Our Technician Development Scheme is a Degree Apprenticeship Scheme, designed to enable technicians to gain hands-on experience whilst studying part time for a BEng degree.

Are you studying or have you previously studied ‘A’ Levels in maths and physics (Grade C or above) or a BTEC level 3 in engineering? Then apply online now to join our Technician Development Scheme.

You can also contact us for more information.
Ben Sutcliffe 

1st Floor
SNC-Lavalin House,
2 Roundhouse Road, Derby,
DE24 8JE, UK

Programme elements & recruitment

The Technician Development Scheme is a three-year structured programme comprised of four elements:

Gaining internationally recognised engineering qualifications 
Completing further education engineering courses on a part-time basis, leading to an accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree.

Gaining practical work-based engineering experience
Completing work under the direction and guidance of experienced engineers.

Gaining a wider understanding of the railway transportation industry and the business’s role within the transport sector
Undertaking external placements within a train maintenance/overhaul facility, train operating company and train or equipment manufacturer.

Gaining professional registration 
Initially gaining Engineering Technician (EngTech) following on to Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status with the possibility of continuing this professional development and completing an MSc qualification to gain Chartered Engineer Status.

Meet our technicians


Our team would be pleased to meet you at any of the following events:

2018/2019 schedule to be confirmed.

Start your career with us