Gas Engineering Apprenticeship - Perth

  • Job Reference: R9982854
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Centrica
  • Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have exciting opportunities to kick start your career as an Apprentice Gas Engineer with one of the UK's household names - British Gas.

We are committing to a lower carbon future and providing our customers with products and services that offer them peace of mind by helping them understand and manage their energy usage better.

This is a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. We are offering a great foundation to your future career as a Gas Engineer and beyond.

During the 2-year apprenticeship, we'll provide you with both formal training carried out in one of our award-winning Learning Centres, coupled with practical experience working alongside our qualified Gas Engineers in our customers' homes. We will then give you all the support you need to put your new skills into practice.

We are looking for people with integrity, who are self-reliant and highly motivated as once you are qualified you will be largely responsible for planning your own schedule. This will also require you to have excellent time keeping skills and the confidence to work on your own, along with the ability to think on your feet to solve problems.

Along with your keen interest in practical things, you will need a minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English, Maths and preferably Science. Confidence in using technology is a must as you will be provided with a company tablet which you will use for both learning activity and practical work. A driving licence would be advantageous.

Your salary will start at £11,517.84, increasing in each of your first 5 years. Once you reach all your targets and have achieved your ACS, in year 3 your salary will increase to £24,518.04. Once fully qualified your salary will increase to £35,811.84. Additional allowances apply to certain geographical locations.

As well as a company van, tools and uniform we offer a host of flexible benefits including pension and paid holidays.

It's important that we do the right thing, so we carry out financial, criminal record and reference checks before you start working with us. All offers are subject to these checks being satisfactory.