Project Management - Higher Skills Apprentice (Merseyside) SCOTTISH POWER LIMITED

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. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in some of our most exciting business and engineering projects and make a real-world difference.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Year 1 - £20,000 Year 2 - £25,925 Year 3 - £31,850 Plus a competitive pension and a range of flexible benefits.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 Business and IT projects or engineering projects that range in complexity and value
  • You’ll gain a breadth of experience across different business and engineering streams such as infrastructure investments and customer connections

The training you will be getting

Associate Project Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • 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
  • This programme will be a mix of on-the-job training and college work

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completing the programme you'll move onto become a Project Co-ordinator with pathways to progress to Project Manager and Senior Project Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Engineering (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Please visit our career site to apply, or more information and a full list of locations we are hiring for.

About the employer

Our energy landscape is going through a time of profound change. A challenge touching every part of our society, we need to eradicate carbon emissions to halt the effects of climate change. We need to change how we live our lives and replace the use of fossil fuels for transport and heat. Electricity will be at the heart of the solution, through electric vehicles and heat pumps. And with more renewables generation and other technologies connected to the electricity grid than ever before, it’s our role to make sure we create a more efficient, cleaner, greener network to accommodate this increase in demand. Within SP Energy Networks, we are focusing on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. With distribution networks designed for predictable, stable demand, it’s vital we upgrade our network to create the flexibility required to cope with the extensive changes to electricity demand, generation, and consumer behaviour. Through technology and innovation, we will enable a consumer-led revolution in the use and operation of our system. It will undergo the biggest changes to its design and operation for over half a century; and you can be part of it. We know people are central to building a better future, quicker, and we need talented, hardworking and flexible people to join us.




North Cheshire Trading Estate, Prenton Way, Birkenhead, Prenton

CH43 3ET

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Associate project manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Mar 2024