Real Time Systems Degree Apprentice

  • Company: ScottishPower
  • Location: Prenton, Merseyside
  • 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:
As an RTS Degree Apprentice, you’ll be immersed in the digital world right from the start. They’ll help you develop your understanding of Linux and Microsoft operating systems, relational databases, graphical editing tools and computer networking. Guided by your experienced colleagues, you’ll gain the skills to provide expert support to their Control Centre to minimise the impact of faults, maintenance and new installations on their customers, stakeholders and communities. They engage with a wide range of organisations, and you’ll play a vital role in liaising with external support organisations. Through maintenance and incident progression, you’ll help ensure the availability of the systems that support an evolving electricity network.

Throughout your course, they’ll give you the opportunity to relate your studies to real world scenarios that will compliment your learning. And at the end of the programme, you’ll be ready to become a First Line Support Engineering with a starting salary of £37,381.

Entry Requirements:
Three A Levels at grades A-C (or equivalent), including Maths. You’ll also need a driving licence

Location: Prenton, Merseyside

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