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Apprenticeship & Training Programmes

Our apprenticeship and training programmes bring learning and earning together. Not only will you study towards a nationally recognised qualification, you’ll earn a competitive salary, develop new skills and gain invaluable knowledge and experience.  

With excellent training opportunities, varied career paths and secure employment, our programmes will kick start your career in an enduring industry, allowing you to set the foundations for your future. 

Whether you’re coming straight out of school or college, or you’ve already gained some practical experience and you’re looking to accelerate or diversify your career - we may have the opportunity for you! Our programmes are designed to bring out the best in you, setting you on an exciting career path. And whatever your path, you’ll have a career with purpose, directly contributing to our journey towards Net Zero.

Our Apprenticeships & Training Programmes at a Glance

ScottishPower offers a wide range of careers for people with diverse skills, expertise and ambitions, both in the UK and globally.

Modern Apprenticeship

Entry requirement: National 5s / GCSEs (or equivalent) 

From 2 - 4 years depending on programme 

Driving Licence (if none, will be required to get one when started) 

Starting salary: £12,831 plus pension & range of flexible benefits 

Locations throughout Scotland, England & Wales 

Qualification on completion: Modern Apprenticeship 


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Higher Skills Apprenticeship

Entry requirement: Highers / A Levels (or equivalent) 

Driving License 

3 - 4 years depending on programme 

Starting salary: £18,870 plus pension & range of flexible benefits 

Locations throughout Scotland, England & Wales 

Qualification on completion: HNC / Diploma (depending on programme) 

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Graduate / Degree Apprenticeship


Entry requirement: Highers  / A Levels (or equivalent) 

4 years 

Starting salary: £18,870 plus pension & range of flexible benefits 

Glasgow / Wirral

Qualification on completion: BSc (Hons) 


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Training Programmes

Entry requirements: existing or transferrable skills and experience 

Driving Licence 

2 - 3 years depending on programme 

Starting salary: dependent on programme, plus pension & range of flexible benefits 

Central and Southern Scotland, Merseyside, Cheshire, Mid and North Wales 

Qualification on completion: varies per programme


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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the programme start?
This will depend on the programme, view our opportunities for more detail.

I completed my qualifications several years ago, can I still apply?
Yes, we accept applications from all candidates who meet the entry requirements.

Are existing employees eligible to apply?
Yes. We accept applications from all candidates who meet our minimum educational requirements. In line with ScottishPower's recruitment policy, please advise your line manager of your intentions.

What provisions do you make for people with a disability?
If you require assistance with your application, please call 0845 601 3170 or email for support. If you require adjustments to take part in our selection process, please let us know in advance so we can work with you to accommodate your needs. If you're successful in the selection process, we'll then discuss with you what adjustments, if any, would need to be made to set you up for success in your career with us.

I have applied, when will I hear back?
Our programmes can be open and receiving applications over a couple of months. If you apply early in the application window, it may take some time for you to receive an outcome. You will still hear from us at various points throughout the process and if you’re unsure of what’s happening, contact


To succeed as a leading diverse energy company, it’s important that we attract and retain a diverse pool of talent at all levels in the organisation. To do this we partner with a number of organisations including:

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  • Carers Scotland
  • Women’s Engineering Society (WES)
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Young Persons Guarantee