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Western Power Distribution Apprenticeships

Western Power Distribution Apprenticeships provide excellent opportunities to school leavers. Are you keen to start working but also want to gain a qualification and continue learning? With West Power Distribution Apprenticeships, you can get the best of both worlds.

About Western Power Distribution

Western Power Distribution owns and operates the Midlands, the South West of England and South Wales electricity distribution system. Western Power Distribution operate 24/7, 365 days a year to ensure customers needs are responded to as quickly as possible. If you want to kick-start your career in the electricity distribution industry, then a Western Power Distribution Apprenticeship could be just what you’re looking for.

What do Western Power Distribution Apprenticeships involve?

Western Power Distribution Apprenticeships provide an extensive range of opportunities for you to learn a craft. During your Apprenticeship with Western Power Distribution you’ll be exposed to hands on experience and off the job training which will enable you to gain a range of highly sought skills, real life work experience and a nationally recognised qualification plus you’ll even get paid a competitive salary!

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The following Apprenticeships are available at Western Power Distribution:

  • Overhead Lines

This Apprenticeship will involve working at heights on overhead lines supported by steel or wooden towers.

  • Jointer

A jointer Apprenticeship will see you working on underground cable networks.

  • Fitter

As a fitter you’ll be working in substations on switches and transformers.

During your off the job training you’ll be working towards obtaining a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in Electrical Technology Engineering.  Throughout your Apprenticeship you’ll be offered full support by your employer, learning mentor and colleagues who will help you to reach your full potential.

To apply for a Western Power Distribution Apprenticeship, you’ll be expected to have 5 GCSE’s graded A*-C/4-9 including Maths, English Language and a Science or a Level 3 Electrical qualification BTEC/NVQ along with GCSE Maths and English Language graded A*-C/4-9.

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