Power network craftsperson

Power network craftsperson

Construct, maintain and repair the UK’s electrical power network

A power network craftsperson has responsibility for the safe construction, maintenance and repair of the UK’s electrical power network, to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the country. This will involve you working at various locations across a company’s power network. The occupation exists within an industry with a high level of safety critical activities, so you’ll need to develop a disciplined and responsible approach to work. Your work will require a good level of physical ability in order to access positions at height. There are three specialisms within this occupation: working on overhead lines, on underground cables and in substation fitting. As an apprentice, you’ll need to meet the core requirements and those of one of these specialisms.


Duration: 30 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: Three to five GCSEs, including maths, English and a science

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk