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Higher Apprenticeships

A higher apprenticeship with National Grid Electricity Distribution is just the beginning.

There are many opportunities to keep learning, developing new skills and growing your career throughout your time with us. 

Joining us on a higher apprenticeship means learning with the best in a business that strives to attract, retain and invest in the best people. You’ll also be avoiding the pitfall of going to university to get a degree, incurring debt and still having to get industry experience. 

A higher apprenticeship with National Grid Electricity Distribution offers the opportunity to earn as you learn, get invaluable, hands on experience and a real insight into how the biggest electricity distribution network operator in the UK works. 

You’ll also have a distinct advantage when it comes to applying for a real, permanent role. 

“We are looking for talented, highly motivated people to join National Grid Electricity Distribution. Our people are at the heart of our business success and our apprentices of today will be our skilled staff of tomorrow – safely delivering outstanding levels of customer service and operational performance for our customers.” 

Phil Swift, Chief Executive Officer

  • Trainee Engineers

    An excellent alternative to university and to be paid as you study, our Trainees Engineers can look forward to diverse career opportunities when they qualify.

  • Trainee Planners

    Join us as a Trainee Planner and you can earn as you learn with a supportive team and lots of career potential to look forward to.

  • Control System Apprenticeships

    Join us where we're changing the future of energy, at the forefront. You'll also earn as you learn, get invaluable experience and be supported throughout.

  • NGED Telecoms Apprenticeships

    The teams at National Grid Telecoms are all about networking. They join data technology in lots of different ways to deliver connected and bespoke communicat...

  • IT Apprenticeships

    It’s not just our people on the frontlines who make sure our 7.9 million customers enjoy the best possible power supply, even in the worst conditions.  Ever...