Developing and applying new technologies to improve safety, reliability and cost-effectiveness within the energy sector.
7 (equivalent to master’s degree)
- Typical length
- 60 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Candidates will usually have achieved grade A GCSE (or equivalent) in maths and physics or chemistry, and grade B GCSE (or equivalent) in English.
- What apprentices will learn
- understanding how the power sector industry works
- understanding power sector practices, including business planning and management techniques
- using specialist tools and methods
- developing leadership and communication skills
- developing specialist power transmission and distribution specific engineering or power generation skills
- health and safety practices and legislation within a power environment
- master's degree in engineering with a minimum of 480 credits (at least 120 credits at level 7)
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to grade C or above GCSEs)
- Professional registration
Apprentices will be eligible for membership of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.