Power Distribution

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Power Distribution like?

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 range of jobs. You could:

  • 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

Entry requirements

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.  

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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