Centrica to recruit and train 3,500 apprentices in green skills jobs boost

It has set a target to ensure 50% of the recruits are women

SSE recruits next generation of energy workers with 100 new apprentices

The energy giant says they will be trained up to tackle climate change across a variety of roles within the organisation

Offshore Wind Sector deal targets 33% women in workforce by 2030

The government has also set a target to triple the number of highly-skilled jobs in the industry

UK energy secretary to visit Hinkley nuclear site at it hits new milestone

Around 250 apprentices are now working on the new facility, which is expected to provide 7% of the nation’s electricity needs

Yorkshire Water in UK Top 100 for apprentices

Yorkshire Water has been named as one of the top employers of apprentices in the UK. It is the first time the water company has been ranked in the national Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list alongside globally recognised brands such as BT, Jaguar Land Rover and Virgin Media. The names were revealed at the National Apprenticeship […]

Energy apprentices: you’re hired!

Business energy provider Opus Energy is offering ten apprenticeships where young workers will get the chance to earn a NVQ qualification. The news coincides with National Apprenticeship Week which kicked off yesterday. Prime Minister David Cameron has been outspoken in his call for more firms to take on apprentices while a current government scheme encourages […]

Vince Cable visits oil service company as it recruits more

The UK Business Secretary has visited Aker Solutions ahead of the oil service company’s recruitment drive. Vince Cable met with apprentices at the international firm in Aberdeen. Mike Forbes, a managing director at Aker said: “We hope that we can demonstrate the importance of encouraging our young people into the engineering and the exciting energy […]