Career Opportunities for within National Grid

National Grid have a range of exciting and challenging opportunities for capable and talented people across the whole of the UK. They’re pleased to confirm that they have vacancies in your area!

We want individuals to understand that University is not the only route to a challenging and exciting career and we are there to support and fund their future development. Investing in local communities is something that we all passionate about and recruiting people from local areas is just one small step in the right direction.

Please see below for a brief overview of the programmes:

Advanced Apprenticeship

The National Grid Advanced Apprenticeship is an award winning programme which mixes both college studies and on the job training with a paid starting salary of £14,950. After successful completion of the programme the Advanced Apprentices not only will hold an industry recognised qualification but will have gained valuable experience to prepare them for their future career within National Grid.

The minimum entry requirement for this programme is 5 GCSEs (grade C or above) which must include Maths and English Language. We can also accept qualifications equivalent to this.

Engineer Training Programme

This programme is a great alternative to University as students will study towards a fully funded Foundation degree at the same time as gaining valuable on the job training. Not only will they avoid the cost of University, they will earn while they learn with a starting salary of £23,500 and take up a permanent role on completion of the programme.

The minimum entry requirement for this programme is 2 A2 / A levels grade C or above – one of which must be in Maths, Physics or Engineering. We can also accept qualifications equivalent to this.

 Some of the benefits of our programmes also include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave and statutory holidays
  • Full board and cost covered when working away from home
  • Company vehicle
  • Pension

Further information about our programmes and how to apply online can be found using the following link: