A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.
Join our Project Controls Apprenticeship and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow.
“The energy industry is a great sector to work in, with a diverse range of opportunities and a key role to play in the UK's net-zero carbon targets.  The HPC project, spanning construction and nuclear operations, has plenty of interesting and challenging opportunities.  I find being part of this team very rewarding.”
Lucas Smith, Apprentice
During your apprenticeship you’ll be looking to make an impact – using your skills, knowledge and passion to achieve great things. So how about taking on the challenge of beating climate change?
Being Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity, EDF are not only talking about climate change, we’re doing something about it. We’re committed to reducing carbon emissions to zero, generating power from clean sources like wind, nuclear and solar, leading the charge for electric vehicles and investing in new carbon cutting technologies.
We proudly work together to champion a low carbon lifestyle and collaborate widely in our search for innovations to achieve more.  Build your future with us. Together we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 



What is the Project Controls Apprenticeship Programme?
Our Project Controls Apprenticeship offers the opportunity to kick-start your career working on some of the most exciting projects for a generation…
During the apprenticeship you’ll work as a Project Controls Engineer based both in the office or with the engineering teams on site, working alongside industry-leading professionals.
You will use your current skills and gain extensive exposure to several different business units. You will work on reporting, analysis and look at trends of data whilst pulling together business plans. Cost, risk and change management are all key parts of this apprenticeship. 

Training, development and support for you:
During the course of your apprenticeship, you will work as part of the team based at our Heysham 1 Power Station. 

During years 1 and 2, you will also spend time studying at the National College for Nuclear both remotely (weekly day release) and on block release (total of 3 weeks), where you’ll complete assignments within the business which will enable you to consolidate your training.
Over the 3-year training programme you’ll learn to master core processes such as estimating, planning, risk management and cost engineering; whilst applying your knowledge with access to the latest computer systems.
Whilst you’re gaining practical real-world experience, you’ll also be studying for the Level 3 Project Controls Technician standard.
Head to our Careers page www.edfenergy.com/careers for more information about the scheme and Apprentice life at EDF.


The Future:
At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll move into a permanent role at Heysham 1. Subject to requirements, there will be further opportunities to continue into a degree level apprenticeship, specialise or explore other roles at EDF.
What you’ll need to apply:
•    In England & Wales – GCSE Grade A-C in Maths, English and a Science or Technical subject
•    In Scotland – National 5s in Maths, English and a Science or Technical subject
•    You'll be self-motivated with a desire to learn and develop
•    You'll have the ability to work in a team and independently, as well as being able to balance the responsibilities of study and work

What salary and benefits are we offering you?
•    Starting salary of £15,000 plus excellent benefits
•    Accommodation, travel and expenses available to support college attendance
•    25 days’ annual leave
•    Flexible benefits package
•    Wellbeing and support services
Why EDF?
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.
We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.
If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, our Apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to develop an exciting career whilst helping progress the UK towards a Net Zero future.
Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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