Energy & Electrical Apprenticeships
There are a vast variety of careers accessible through an energy and renewables apprenticeship, including electrical engineering. Projects involving renewable energy can see you working outdoors on a site, both on land and out at sea, in an office, or even in a laboratory. In addition, there are many different roles on a project that require different skills. These can range from research and development, design and manufacture, construction and installation, operations and maintenance, and support services. An energy and renewables apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to learn skills required for each of these fields, gain qualifications, and receive a wage whilst you do this.
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Kicking off your career with an Apprenticeship is a great way to combine on the job training with studying towards a nationally recognised qualification. You’ll gain invaluable experience in the field you want to work in all whilst earning and learning at the same time.
Think Apprenticeships are just for trade industries? Think again! There are currently over 280 Apprenticeship opportunities available in a range of fields from horticulture and nursing to business and administration to hairdressing – you can even become a solicitor through an Apprenticeship. There really are a wealth of opportunities available to you.
The level of Apprenticeship you’ll study all depends on your current qualifications. Intermediate Apprenticeships (Level 2) are the same as 5 GCSE’s, an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) is equivalent to 2 A-levels, Higher Apprenticeships (Level 4/5) are equivalent to higher education certificates/diploma/foundation degree, a Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6/7) is the same as bachelor and masters degree.
An Apprenticeship involves being in full time employment (30+ hours). Targets and checks will be made throughout your Apprenticeship to ensure the employer is supportive and the apprentice is progressing. You’ll develop your skills in areas current and future employers want and you’ll be able to transfer knowledge learnt from your Apprenticeship. However, it’s not necessary to say you’ll be shown the door once you’ve completed your Apprenticeship. In most cases, if you’ve shown you’re not afraid of hard work then employers will keep you on and that opens up a whole lot of progression routes.
Apprenticeships really are a credible alternative to university. So why don’t you see what Apprenticeship opportunities you can find at Careermap and begin your journey to a promising career.
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Renewable Energy Apprenticeships – An Industry On The Rise
Renewable energy Apprenticeships can help you gain a career in the fastest-growing industry and also offers long-term security. There are a range of roles on offer is diverse and each one requires enthusiastic individuals, something of high demand.
Projects involved in this sector require a variety of skills and can range from research and development, design and manufacture, construction and installation, operations and maintenance, and support services.
Examples of Renewable Energy Apprenticeships
Environmental damage inflicted onto the planet and increased call for alternative energy supplies means renewable energy Apprenticeships are likely to increase in volume over the next few years.
In October 2010, Renewable UK launched REAP (Renewable Energy Apprenticeship Program), initiating Apprenticeships from large energy utility companies to small organisations with only a handful of employees.
You can find plenty of renewable energy Apprenticeships by clicking ‘View now’, but there are plenty out there such as ‘The Wind Turbines Operations and Maintenance Advanced Level Apprenticeship’ launched as part of REAP. Created in October 2010, it is the UK’s first renewable-specific Apprenticeship and is an ideal route for those looking to enter that sector of energy.
Renewable Energy Apprenticeships – The best route to a career in energy
Apprenticeships in Energy & Renewables can gain you industry-recognised certification and you can earn while you learn.
Take advantage of the fact that UK utilities companies off some of the most developed training schemes in the UK. Employees tend to look for entrants with professional qualification as a benchmark competency as it is a sign of dedication and achievement.
A well-respected career and one that could make a big difference to our future, click on ‘View now’ and see which renewable energy Apprenticeships suit you.
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