As a business we’re proud of our heritage and focused on our future.
Our 2021 apprenticeship recruitment window is now open
We have opportunities across the UK to join our award-winning apprenticeship programme in a variety of different disciplines.
Opportunities will be released in two phases, w/c 12 April (Scotland, Reading and Bristol areas) and w/c 19 April (Manchester, the North East and Yorkshire), please click on the button below to view our current vacancies:
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:
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: