SPEN Project Management Apprenticeship

  • Company: ScottishPower
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Closing Date: 20-03-2022


During this three-year programme, you’ll attend college and our purpose-built training centres to combine academic study with the practical application of project management principles. You’ll also benefit from work-based learning in our operational districts, allowing you to see how your studies relate to real life projects.  

A great alternative to university, you’ll do a nationally recognised qualification while gaining unique work experiences. With excellent training opportunities, varied career paths and secure employment, this programme will kick start your career in an enduring industry, allowing you to set the foundations for your future. 

As a Project Management Apprentice, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including: 

  • Starting salary of £18,500 
  • A generous pension scheme where we’ll double match your contributions up to 10%; 
  • A broad range of flexible benefits including share incentive plans, employee discounts, charity matched funding and many, many more. 
  • On completion of your programme, you’ll continue your career as a Project Co-ordinator, with a starting salary of £31,238, while you build your experience to progress to become a Project Manager.  

What will you be doing? 

You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in some of our most exciting business and engineering projects and make a real-world difference. Managing engineering projects that range in complexity and value, you’ll gain a breadth of experience across different engineering streams such as infrastructure investments and customer connections. Right now, we’re working hard to upgrade our network to make it more efficient and sustainable for our customers, communities and stakeholders as we strive to achieve Net Zero. From Smart Grids to renewables connections, our industry is going through unprecedented levels of innovation and change so there’s never been a better time to join us. 

During the programme, you’ll do a Diploma in Project Management and, on completion, you’ll become a qualified Project Co-ordinator. And that’s just the start of your project management career.  

Locations: Central and Southern Scotland, Merseyside, Wirral, Cheshire, Mid and North Wales

Entry Requirements

You’ll need two Highers or A levels at grades A-C (or equivalent), including Maths, Science, English, Business or IT. You should also have three National 5s or three GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (or equivalent), including English, Maths and a Science. We’ll also consider relevant BTEC at Level 3 or National Certificate SCQF Level 6. Ideally, you’ll also have a driving licence as you’ll need to get to different sites both during and after your training period.

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!