As a major UK power firm, we work hard to bring our customers competitive gas and electricity rates. Energy, and how we produce it, is an ever-challenging topic, and to meet and exceed expectations we are looking for ambitious people to take us to new levels. Who we are With origins stretching back to 1901, ScottishPower Ltd is now a vertically integrated energy company (part of Spanish energy firm Iberdrola) with its headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland. We are amongst the top six power companies in the UK, providing energy to over 5 million households and businesses. We have over 10,000 employees at multiple sites across the country. Careers with us Here at ScottishPower, we are focused on playing our part - creating a cleaner, more affordable and more secure energy supply for the UK. So, knowing that our people are our strongest asset, we're always looking for individuals to join the ScottishPower careers programmes whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals. At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers at ScottishPower. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company. We can offer a wide range of careers for people with different skills, expertise and ambitions, including apprenticeships, graduate programmes and engineering foundation programmes. This diversity keeps ScottishPower exciting and offers our employees opportunities to move within the company. Graduate programmes Our graduate programme lasts for two years. The schemes involve on-the-job training and a number of different placements. This gives you exposure to a wide network of colleagues and fellow graduates within ScottishPower. You will be involved in development modules which are a combination of residential and non-residential courses. These aim to develop your skills so you can effectively lead, manage and work with others, become a self-directed learner, and understand how ScottishPower functions as an organisation. Take a look at our exciting graduate offering HERE. Engineering encompasses such a wide range of applications that the career possibilities are endless. It never gets boring as there is always a new technology or technique to be investigated.
ScottishPower offers apprenticeships in Power Generation and Power Engineering.
The Apprenticeship scheme covers a number of disciplines. The Apprenticeship lasts for 3.5 years which will include on the job learning at a designated plant, attainment of a relevant qualification through college blocks, an NVQ Level 3 extended Diploma plus a suite of enhanced training courses delivered by Uniper Engineering Academy in Nottingham. All apprentices will complete an end point assessment to finish their apprenticeship Journey. As the training is delivered within Uniper Engineering Academy you will spend the majority of the first year away from your designated plant.
Our Power Engineering Apprenticeship Programme provides you with a fantastic way to realise your potential and progress your career. Bringing learning and earning together, not only will you study towards nationally-recognised qualifications, you’ll earn a good salary, develop new skills and gain invaluable knowledge and experience. During the programme, you’ll join our workforce, and while you’re helping them make a world of difference, you’ll have the opportunity to help your career in a number of ways too.
The sustainable creation of value - “We want to lead the creation of value in a sustainable manner for society, citizens, customers, shareholders, and the communities in which we do business, equitably compensating all groups that contribute to the success of our business enterprise, and to make new investments seeking the maximisation of our social dividend, generating employment and wealth for society with a long-term vision that achieves a better future without compromising present results” Ethical principles - “We aspire for our conduct and that of the persons linked to us, including all participants in the value chain, to respond and adhere to ethical and generally accepted social responsibility principles, in addition to applicable laws and the Corporate Governance System”. Development of our workforce - Sense of belonging - Safety and reliability - Quality - Innovation - Respect for the environment - Customer focus -