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Apprenticeships and Trainee Programmes

At ScottishPower, we are focused on playing our part - creating a cleaner, more affordable and more secure energy supply for the UK. However, we can’t do this unless we have the right people, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time.

With energy skills in high demand, we grow our own fresh talent and are delighted that we can offer exciting opportunities through our Early Careers Programmes - the application process for our programmes is from December to February.

Which programme is right for you?

Do you have GCSE’s / National 5’s?

Engineering Pre-Apprentice Programme

Have you just finished school and would like to increase your knowledge and experience of the sector?

Entry Requirements:

  • 2 GCSE’s at Grade A–C / 4-9
  • 2 National 5s

This programme is a full academic year at college

CRAFT APPRENTICE PROGRAMME

Do you want to learn and earn at the same time via a practical and technical career route?

Entry Requirements:

  • 3 National 5s - English, Maths & STEM related subject
  • 3 GCSEs A-C/4-9 – English, Maths & STEM related subject

This is a 3-year programme

Do you have A-Levels / Highers?

GRADUATE APPRENTICESHIPS

Looking to work, earn and achieve a degree? Would you like to begin your career as a Graduate Apprentice?

Entry Requirements:

  • 4 x Highers (standard university entry criteria for the degree course)

This is a 4-year programme

Power Engineer Programme

Looking for an alternative to university?  Would you like to begin your career as a Project Engineer?

Entry Requirements:

  • 2 Highers A-C – One being Maths
  • 2 A-Levels A-C – One being Maths

We will also consider BTEC Electronic & Electrical Engineering at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6 in Electronic & Electrical Engineering.

This is a 3-year programme

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

Looking for an alternative to University? Delivered at HND Level, begin your career in Project Management.

Entry Requirements:

Craft Apprentice Programme entry requirements plus

  • 2 Highers A-C – Maths, Science, English, Business or IT
  • 2 A-Levels A-C – Maths, Science, English, Business or IT

We will also consider BTEC Electronic & Electrical Engineering at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6 in Electronic & Electrical Engineering. We will also consider relevant BTEC at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6.

This is a 3-year programme

Do you have transferable or relevant experience in the sector?

ADULT CRAFT TRAINEE PROGRAMME

Would you like to progress and specialise in one of our craft trades?

Entry Requirements:

  • Experience of working within an engineering environment where Health and Safety is critical

This is a 2-year programme


Trainee Benefits at ScottishPower

List of benefit at ScottishPower: Attractive starting salary, Subsidised gym facilities, Stakeholder pension scheme, Generous holiday entitlement, Access to professional medical staff through our occupational health department.

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