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Apprenticeship recruitment 2022

Our 2022 apprenticeship recruitment is now open!

If you would like to join our award-winning apprenticeship programme, we have a range of opportunities available across the UK in a number of exciting and rewarding roles.

Our opportunities for this year will be released on a weekly basis between February and April and each release will be based on location, and type of role*. 

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Monday 14 February Ashford

Applications now closed

Monday 14 February London

Apply now

Monday 14 February Blyth, NorthumberlandApplications now closed
Monday 14 February 
Boldon (Durham)

Applications now closed

Monday 21 February Manchester and Cumbria

Applications now closed

Monday 28 February Bristol

Applications now closed

Monday 28 February Hinkley Point C, SomersetApplications now closed
Monday 28 February Reading

Applications now closed

Monday 7 March Aberdeen

Applications now closed

Monday 7 March Glasgow

Applications now closed

Monday 14 March Leeds, Sheffield and Bradford

Applications now closed

Monday 21 March London 

Applications now closed

Monday 21 March Birmingham

Applications now closed

Monday 4 April Liverpool 

Applications now closed

Monday 4 April Leeds and Sheffield

Apply now

Monday 25 April PlymouthApply now

*Please note: we have the right to close each role early if we receive a high number of candidates

Why choose an apprenticeship with us?

We have a long and successful history of training apprentices, which dates back to 1934 and since then, over 5,700 people have completed an apprenticeship with us. Many of our apprentices have won national and industry awards before progressing into senior management positions within our business.

Our award-winning approach develops the behaviours, skills, knowledge and experience our apprentices need to build a successful career. We work in partnership with a national network of colleges to offer some of the best training in the industry. 


We are a proud member of The 5% Club, a select group of companies committed to increasing the number of apprentices and graduates in the workforce.

We have also been recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer by the Government, rankings which celebrates the country’s most outstanding apprenticeship employers in the public and private sector. 



What apprenticeships do we offer?

We offer 20 different apprenticeships in total, the majority of which are focused on a range of electrical, mechanical and technical specialisms, as well as a number of business based roles.

As one of our apprentices, you will be fully supported throughout your programme with us. Our apprenticeship development team are there to make sure you get the best out of the business and the business gets the best out of you. 

Our six most popular apprenticeships are:

We may also have opportunities to train in:

Your apprenticeship recruitment journey

What happens after you apply for an apprenticeship with us? 

Take a look at our recruitment map to find out more about the journey of a successful applicant.


A day in the life of our apprentices

When you undertake an apprenticeship with us, your role incorporates a variety of different tasks, activities and projects, so it’s likely that no two days will be ever the same.

By working with different departments and people across our business, it allows you to gain a better understanding of what we do, develop key skills and qualities relevant to your role and build key relationships with others.

We’ll let some of our apprentices to tell you about their roles with us:

Where they are now

We are proud to say that at the end of their programme most of our graduating apprentices successfully move into a permanent role with us. Find out where some of our former apprentices are now:

Apprenticeship highlights

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