Engineering Apprentice (SCADA) Siemens Energy

As an Engineering Level 6 Degree Apprentice you will be based out of our Manchester Office. These exciting opportunities represent a new growth period for Siemens Energy - Grid Technologies and offer excellent opportunities to be part of our apprenticeship programme.

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

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Closing date: today

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

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This engineer will design networks comprising of advanced intelligent devices using modern Ethernet protocols such as IEC61850 to interconnect the systems required to monitor and control the substation. The engineer will also design the configuration and settings of the intelligent devices, integrate 3rd party systems such as fire systems or CCTV systems, test these configurations within a laboratory environment, and assist with the installation and commissioning of the products both on- and offshore.

  • The role will develop a strong appreciation of both hardware and software systems, along with knowledge of Cybersecurity and communication network components such as switches and router.
  • 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.
  • Gain experience in the technology and construction methods utilised in the business.
  • Gain first-hand exposure to the role by working closely with Senior Design Engineers and Project Managers.
  • Develop key technology and toolset skills in design, visualisation and construction techniques.

The training you will be getting

  • Please note that this role will require you to attend the University of Bolton to complete the ‘Electrical or Electronic Technical Support Engineer (Degree) (Level 6) Apprenticeship’.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will develop skills through a combination of classroom work and on the job activities at Siemens Energy
  • Onward career development through Level 7 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


Siemens Energy

Barlow Moor Road


M20 2UR

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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

Electrical or electronic technical support 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: today