Do you want to join a sector that is focused on revolutionising Scotland’s approach to efficient energy production? Study for an apprenticeship in power distribution and have the chance to tinker with innovative hardware.
Learn about distributed electric systems and how to connect them to houses. Discover the latest renewable energy techniques such as hydroelectric conservation. Learn how to repair interconnected networks and maintain complex machines.
Scotland’s power distribution industry offers a rangeof jobs. Work as a design engineer and help to construct new power distribution systems. Become a programme planning engineer and develop renewable energy initiatives. Help to fix damaged systems as an electrical power technician.
You will gain a qualification at SCQF level 5 and 6 in power distribution. The qualifications include:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as energy conservation and mechanical engineering.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you plenty of options to choose from. Carry on your studies with a technical apprenticeship in engineering or find a full-time job.
Further education: Continue to improve your technical knowledge by applying for a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. This could lead to a higher qualification like a Masters in design engineering. Your experience will support your university application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications and find a power distribution related job. After completing the apprenticeship, you could move onto jobs like:
There are no set requirements for this apprenticeship. But it is good to have an interest in mechanical and electrical equipment. You should also have a safety-orientated attitude and correct colour vision.
This Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12-24 months to complete.