Our Apprentices

If you’re considering an apprenticeship, you’re considering a job that’s diverse, well-paid and which emphasises skills and qualifications. Apprenticeships in the energy and utilities sector have great starting salaries, training and mentoring and of course, opportunities for career progression.

From IT programmes to engineering programmes, there are many types of apprenticeships on offer. Entry criteria ranges from 5 GCSEs to 2 A-levels/BTEC Level 3 for higher and degree level apprenticeships.

Learn, earn and make a difference just like these individuals… 

Alex Sanderson, Apprentice, UKPN

Alex S's Story - Apprentice

"I’m proud to be the first woman to gain this qualification. I’m dyslexic…my colleagues couldn’t have been more supportive."
Rebecca Feeney, Organisation and Employee Development Apprentice, South West Water

Becca's Story - Apprentice

"I knew joining a large sector would mean that there would be plenty of opportunities for me and chances to develop personally and professionally."
Conor Stratton, Electrical Fitter, Morrison Utility Services

Conor S's Story - Apprentice

"I am really pleased that I am working while studying, it is the best combination."
Emma Mackay, Apprentice, SSE

Emma's Story - Apprentice

"I feel respected in my role and I think that’s a really important aspect to any job."
Matthew Meechan, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Apprentice, Scottish Water

Matthew's Story - Apprentice

“You should always show a willingness to learn and should always be enthusiastic about the area that you are interested in.”
Ryeannie Scullion, Apprenticeship, British Gas

Ryeannie's Story - Apprentice

"Even though I had no idea what I was going into when I began my apprenticeship, it’s definitely one of the best things I’ve done."
Safanah Riaz, Apprentice, British Gas

Safanah's Story - Apprentice

"The opportunity to gain hands-on experience was one of the things that stood out about an apprenticeship and persuaded me this was the route for me."

Samantha's Story - Apprentice

"Working in an office wasn't for me, I love being outdoors so this apprenticeship was the perfect opportunity!"
Zoe's Story - Apprentice

Zoe's Story - Apprentice

“No woman should be put off by an apprenticeship with an energy or utilities company because it could lead to a new career with great prospects.”