Power Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: ScottishPower
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Closing Date: 20-03-2023


ScottishPower 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.

Energy Networks:
Within SP Energy Networks, they 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 they upgrade their network to create the flexibility required to cope with the extensive changes to electricity demand, generation, and consumer behaviour. Through technology and innovation, they will enable a consumer-led revolution in the use and operation of their system. It will undergo the biggest changes to its design and operation for over half a century; and you can be part of it.

What you’ll be doing:
Working alongside their craft and engineering workforce, you’ll assist them in the operation, maintenance and construction of their network. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in some of their most exciting projects and make a real-world difference in the fight against climate change. Right now, They’re working hard to upgrade their network to make it more efficient and sustainable for their customers, communities and stakeholders as they 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, their industry is going through unprecedented levels of innovation and change so there’s never been a better time to join them.

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.

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.

Central & Southern Scotland
Glasgow, Clyde North, Edinburgh, Borders, Central, Fife, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Clyde South, Dumfries, Stranraer

North West England & Mid / North Wales
Merseyside, Wirral, Mid Cheshire, North Wales

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!