What will the apprentice be doing?
Our business is centred upon the provision, replacement, repair and maintenance of utility network infrastructure. With Green Skills being a key part of the future of our business, you will become an integral part of this change.
Morrison Energy Services is proud to delivering both M&E and EPC projects on behalf of National Grid. We are delivering substation build and refurbishment works across England & Wales including design, project management, cable installation, building construction, switchgear installation, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition.
The Apprenticeship Programme, endorsed by Energy & Utility Skills and Accredited by the city & guilds, provides the opportunity for individuals to become fully trained and qualified “craft” persons on the 132kV to 400kV transmission network.
Electrical fitting activities on High Voltage switch gear, transformers and associated equipment
Installation of Control and protection equipment
Installation of Earthing Systems
Installation of outdoor equipment such as Bus Bar, Disconnectors and Switchgear
Maintenance of High Voltage equipment
Fault Finding on Low and High Voltage equipment
Receiving High Voltage documents
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The Apprentice programme is 3 years in duration (indicative timescale), typically blocks of 2 – 3 weeks at our training provider in Manchester, followed by a period in the field, putting learning into practice
Award Winning Apprenticeship Development Programme:
As an Apprentice within Morrison Energy Services, along with your technical programme, you will undertake our Award Winning EU Skills endorsed Apprenticeship Development Scheme (ADS) programme.
The ADS programme is a blend of online and face to face sessions, involving soft skills development and mental health/pastoral care support. Some elements of the scheme are residential, which will take place in England.
Whilst on the programme, your travel to and from the providers’ locations, hotel accommodation and all meals will be fully paid for.
All of our Power Apprentices are encourage to become EngTech level members of Institute of Engineering and Technology within 12 months of commencing the programme
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Our apprentices start the training program on £8.00 per hour.
We are also very keen that our apprentices progress within the business, and we have a full training and competence program in place to facilitate this. There are a number of pathways to choose from upon completion, which will be discussed as part of quarterly progress reviews.
Reality Check• Due to company health & safety policy you must be 18+ years old • Full driving license and own transport required due to travel across the UK for training and access to sites
Skills RequiredAttention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, An interest in electronics, Williness to work outdoors, Work in confined spaces, driving license
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A-C or 9-5) Essential