Renewables HV Cable Engineering Degree Apprentice Siemens Energy

As a Renewables HV Cable Engineering Level 6 Degree Apprentice you will be based out of our Newcastle Office. You will specialise in the area of High Voltage Cables.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Every project needs to be designed and optimised to ensure it delivers on value, efficiency and footprint, a design engineer knows what needs to be achieved, how it will be achieved, how long it will take and how much it will cost and works with the project operations team to achieve the required outcomes. You will develop these skills through a combination of classroom work and on the job activities at Siemens Energy.

Although not an exhaustive list, below are some of the tasks and responsibilities that you’ll take on as a HV Cables Engineering Apprentice:

  • Gain understanding of Autodesk products such as AutoCAD and Revit to aid in the production of cable design packages.
    Assisting with the preparation of drawings and technical documents
  • Utilise editing software such as Adobe Acrobat / PDF X-Change for formatting documents.
  • Liaise and engage with Colleagues and Clients to build professional relationships.
  • Site visits as and when required for further technical development
  • Understand of Information Management Systems and maintenance of Master Document Registers and other Document
  • Control requirements throughout project lifecycle.
  • Familiar with specifications within HV cabling such as IEC, BS, NGET, ENATS, Cigre.

The training you will be getting

  • Alongside your full time work, you will be working towards a L6 BEng Product Design and Development Engineer at Newcastle University.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Develop key technology and toolset skills in design, visualisation and construction techniques.
  • Onward career development through L7 specialist MEng or MSc course and further professional qualifications such as IEng or CEng.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Essential

About the employer

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


Siemens Energy


C A Parsons Works

Shields Road


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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

Product design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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: 31 May 2024