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Craft Apprenticeship - Multiple locations

Multiple locations

Starting salary £13,807 (subject to April pay award).

Western Power Distribution is the power behind the network - keeping the lights on in big cities such as Birmingham, Nottingham, Bristol and Cardiff, and taking power to the furthest reaches of our rural landscape, across the Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor and the Peak District.

Our electricity distribution network is one of the largest in the UK and serves 7.8 million customers across the Midlands, South Wales and the South West. The network is looked after by our 6,500-strong team of operational and support staff. Vital to our work are our craftspeople at the frontline who are highly trained and include:

Overhead Lines — work on overhead lines supported by wooden poles or steel towers.

Jointers — work on the underground cable network.

Fitters — work on switches and transformers in substation.

Our industry continues to evolve and innovate, making these exciting opportunities to develop a career with a supportive and forward-thinking organisation.

If you have or expect to receive:

  • 5x GCSE passes at Grade C / Level 4 and above (must include Maths, English Language and a Science)
  • Or a Level 3 recognised qualification in Electrical Engineering plus GCSE Maths and English Language of Grade C / Level 4 and above

You don’t have to go to university to make the most of your career potential. If you’re hands on, want to be part of a great team, enjoy real training and get industry qualifications, all while earning a competitive salary that increases with your progress, we can give you the power to get stuck in, right now.

That begins with 11 weeks intensive training at one of our dedicated Training Centres and continues with on the job and technical training to help you achieve the City & Guilds 2339 Level 2 and Level 3 in Electrical Technology Engineering.

Along the way, you’ll also enjoy a rewards package that includes competitive salary, and generous holiday entitlement.

To find out more about how you can develop a rewarding career in a progressive, supportive environment, and to apply…

Craft Apprenticeship - Multiple locations

United Kingdom
Apprenticeships
££10,000 - £15,000

Published on 1 Feb 2021

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