Power engineer

Power engineer

“A power engineer develops and applies new technologies to improve safety, reliability and cost-effectiveness within the energy sector”

A power engineer works in generation, transmission or distribution, and use their core and specialist electrical, mechanical or control and instrumentation knowledge and skills to take responsibility for developing and leading in aspects of innovation, asset management, plant operations and plant maintenance. As a power engineer on this master’s apprenticeship, you’ll focus on the most complex and fundamental engineering challenges within the energy sector. You’ll learn how to solve problems in new ways, and work on paradigm-shifting innovations that influence the future of the sector and how the underlying markets will operate. You’ll work with a range of people to develop and apply new technologies as well as improve safety, reliability and cost effectiveness methods for the sector. This master’s degree apprenticeship includes academic learning, combined with workplace learning and training.

Duration: 60 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: Three A-levels in maths and physics or chemistry, and one other subject, and one GCSE in English, or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 7 (Degree)—equivalent to a master’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £35,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk