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Various Locations
£18,870 plus competitive pension & a range of flexible benefits
Closing date

Power Engineering Higher Skills Apprentice

Duration - 3 Year Programme


Central & Southern Scotland

Glasgow & Clyde North

Edinburgh & Borders

Central & Fife          


Ayrshire & Clyde South

Dumfries & Stranraer

 North West England & Mid / North Wales



Mid Cheshire

North Wales

Entry Requirements

2 Highers or A levels at grades A-C (or equivalent), including Maths. Though we’ll also consider the BTEC Electronic & Electrical Engineering at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6 in Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Ideally, you’ll also have a driving licence as you’ll need to get to different sites both during and after your training period.

Salary - £18,870 plus competitive pension & a range of flexible benefits

Where you’ll be working

Our energy landscape is going through a time of profound change. A challenge touching every part of our society, we need to eradicate carbon emissions to halt the effects of climate change. We need to change how we live our lives and replace the use of fossil fuels for transport and heat.

Electricity will be at the heart of the solution, through electric vehicles and heat pumps. And with more renewables generation and other technologies connected to the electricity grid than ever before, it’s our role to make sure we create a more efficient, cleaner, greener network to accommodate this increase in demand.

Within SP Energy Networks, we are focusing on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. With distribution networks designed for predictable, stable demand, it’s vital we upgrade our network to create the flexibility required to cope with the extensive changes to electricity demand, generation, and consumer behaviour. Through technology and innovation, we will enable a consumer-led revolution in the use and operation of our system. It will undergo the biggest changes to its design and operation for over half a century; and you can be part of it.

We know people are central to building a better future, quicker, and we need talented, hardworking and flexible people to join us.

What you’ll be doing

Working alongside our craft and engineering workforce, you’ll assist them in the operation, maintenance and construction of our network. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in some of our most exciting projects and make a real-world difference in the fight against climate change. Right now, we’re working hard to upgrade our network to make it more efficient and sustainable for our customers, communities and stakeholders as we strive to achieve Net Zero. You’ll be involved in delivering connections and upgrades to the network to support electrification of transport and heat and renewable generation. From Smart Grids to renewables connections, our industry is going through unprecedented levels of innovation and change so there’s never been a better time to join us.

During the programme, you’ll achieve an HNC in Electrical Engineering and, on completion, you’ll become a Project Co-ordinator while you build your experience to progress to become a Project Engineer.

Closing date: 12th March 2023*

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