We're powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, coordinating, and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our goals. That’s why we’re looking for motivated individuals with bags of energy who get the job done. Join us and you’ll be part of a unique task force dedicated to looking after our customers.

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Trainee Engineering Programme
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There are no minimum entry requirements for apprentices 

Over 1700 people have come through our Apprenticeship Programmes since 2010. As we move in to a new decade, we’re taking a brand-new approach. No more grades, no more entry requirements. 

We’re looking for Apprentices who can demonstrate the seven key strengths we know they'll need to be successful: Drive, Ownership, Resilience, Learning Agility, Safety, Social Adaptability and Collaboration. It’s as simple as that. 

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    It can be challenging to decide the best route for your career, to find out what you can expect from one of our apprenticeship careers visit our dedicated careers page. Our Apprenticeship Programmes typically last three to four years.

  • Apply now for our apprenticeship roles

    Are you ready to begin your career with us? We’re looking to recruit the best future talent for our sector – and we know that it’s not all about qualifications. We’re more interested in your innate strengths and the qualities you can bring to us. You can apply for our September 2022 intake now.

Trainee Engineer Programme

Our Trainee Engineers have a unique opportunity to combine work-based learning whilst studying towards an HNC in Electrical Engineering or a Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering, depending on the business area they work in. They undertake various work placements to put newly-learned knowledge into practice, gaining practical, hands-on experience. If you’re applying for a trainee position, you’ll need a minimum of Maths and Science (preferably Physics) at A2 Level (grade A-C) or in Scotland SQA Highers level (grade A-B). Alternatively, we will accept an equivalent qualification in a relevant Engineering subject, at a minimum of HNC level. 
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    The Trainee Engineer programme provides an opportunity for you to earn a salary at the same time as learning. This programme has proved to be very successful over the years as it successfully combines planned and integrated work-based skills with academic study.

  • Apply now for our Trainee Roles

    Our Trainee Engineer programme lasts for three years and combines academic study with work based experience. Our Trainee Engineer programme September 2022 intake is now open for you to apply.