Gas Technician Pressure, Control and Storage Apprenticeship – Cadent – Preston

  • Cadent
  • Preston, Lancashire
  • £23728 per annum

Why Choose Cadent's Pressure, Storage and Control Apprenticeship? Tailored 3-Year Programme: Our carefully designed programme blends on-the-job training with specialised technical instruction, ensuring you emerge with the perfect blend of skills and knowledge for a successful future as a Lead Gas Engineer. Supportive Network: You won't be alone on this journey. With a dedicated programme manager, business mentor, and line manager, you'll be guided every step of the way. Our community of apprentices serves as your support network, offering insights and inspiration from their own experiences. ...

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  • GMFJ Reference
    245810
  • Wages
    £23,728 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    29/01/2024
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Preston
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Gas network craftsperson (ST0205)
  • Employer
    Cadent

Description

Job Description

Embark on a thrilling journey with our PC&S apprenticeship programme – a unique opportunity awaits! Join our passionate Energy Operations team, where you'll witness our unwavering commitment to sustaining energy flow for millions. From day one, get specialised training, mastering the art of safe and reliable gas flow. This apprenticeship isn't just about learning; it's your chance to make a silent impact on millions. Join us in shaping a future where your dedication ensures seamless energy flow for all. Apply now for an apprenticeship that promises more than learning.

What to Expect…

Embark on an exhilarating 3-year apprenticeship that goes beyond traditional classrooms. Immerse yourself in a dynamic, hands-on learning environment, dedicating a remarkable 80% of your time to practical training in the field alongside our seasoned engineers. This transformative journey promises an exciting blend of experiences as you acquire a versatile skill set, ranging from routine maintenance to advanced fault finding, and master the art of rectifying diverse assets within our cutting-edge networks. As our apprentice, you'll delve into the intricacies of operating and maintaining mechanical valves, conducting routine maintenance, and troubleshooting faults on a myriad of assets crucial to our networks. Your immersive, hands-on exposure will span gas pressure control equipment, valves, gas conditioning, and various mechanical systems, allowing you to make a substantial impact on communities while refining your expertise in the dynamic energy sector. Elevate your learning experience and shape your future in a way that resonates beyond the ordinary.

The remaining 20% will immerse you in our own cutting-edge training centres in the Northwest and Birmingham. Here, you'll join forces with fellow apprentices, guided by our exceptional trainers—the cream of the crop with years of field experience who have now dedicated themselves to shaping the next generation. During your apprenticeship you will have 1-week block training weeks over the two years, with a focus on intensive training during the initial 6 months. Upon joining, you'll receive a comprehensive training plan with dates when you will be away - worry not though—full accommodation, travel reimbursement, and meal allowance will be provided if you find yourself away from home.

Upon successful qualification and completion of the apprenticeship, we guarantee you a secure role within our team! Equipped with full proficiency and confidence, you'll be adept at working independently, with readily available support if required. Your role will play a pivotal part in ensuring the uninterrupted flow of gas to our customers, focusing on the maintenance and repair of faults within our network. Join us in a fulfilling career where your expertise contributes directly to the essential services we provide.

Why Choose Cadent's Pressure, Storage and Control Apprenticeship?

Tailored 3-Year Programme: Our carefully designed programme blends on-the-job training with specialised technical instruction, ensuring you emerge with the perfect blend of skills and knowledge for a successful future as a Lead Gas Engineer.

Supportive Network: You won't be alone on this journey. With a dedicated programme manager, business mentor, and line manager, you'll be guided every step of the way. Our community of apprentices serves as your support network, offering insights and inspiration from their own experiences.

Qualifications Galore: At the end of your apprenticeship, you'll boast a range of qualifications, including the coveted Gas Network Operative Level 3 Apprenticeship. These certifications will propel you forward, opening doors to a fulfilling career at Cadent.

What You Will Bring:

Pride, Purpose, Ownership: We're not just seeking apprentices; we want individuals who embody pride, purpose, and ownership. Your unique contributions will shape our journey and contribute to the success of Cadent.

Eagerness to Learn: Bring your curiosity, drive, and motivation! We're seeking individuals eager to learn and grow. Your enthusiasm will be the driving force behind your success in the First responder Apprenticeship.

Embrace the Freedom: No driver's license? No worries! You're welcome to join us. During your exciting 2-year apprenticeship, all you need to do is secure your driving license. The best part? We've got your back with a generous contribution of up to £200 towards your lessons and tests.

Benefits

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

· Company Van

· Up to £200 towards driving lessons

· ‘Gympass’ scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships.

· Company mobile, laptop and full uniform provided.

· 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more.

· Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)

· Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more

· My Offers membership card – offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers

· 2 paid volunteering days per year

About Us

At Cadent we’re excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We’ve got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.

We’re making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we’re shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.

Diversity and Inclusion
Don’t meet every single requirement listed?

Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you’re excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application – You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.

As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process.

We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can’t wait to welcome you!

Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome.

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience.

Be part of something big. Help shape the future of gas for generations to come.

We encourage you to submit your application promptly, as this position has a limited number of openings, and it may close at any time once the application limit is reached. Your timely submission ensures that your candidacy is considered in this exciting opportunity. Thank you for your understanding and swift action in applying for this position.

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Energy & Utility Skills on +441217138264 (Ref ID: 245810)

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