Apprenticeships

Join us and you’ll be on the front line of our business, carrying out vital tasks for our customers. You’ll be part of a team that connects millions of people in urban and rural areas to their gas supply. Homes, businesses, industry – they need energy, 24/7, 365 days a year. That’s why our people are so important. They’re always there, ready to respond to emergency calls, carry out planned work and to ensure energy gets to where it’s needed – quickly and efficiently. In fact, it’s some of the most challenging and rewarding work around. We recognise that our future success depends on us attracting the best talent possible. Our structured training schemes will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to reach your full potential.

As an apprentice you'll do a real job alongside experienced professionals and get paid for it. This is a great way to start your career, giving you the chance to prove yourself within an established and respected business.

Programmes

Advanced Apprentice

Further Education Training - Join us at our training center to earn a Level 3 qualification on a two and a half, three or four year development programme worth approximately £20,000. Working as part of a two-person team, you’ll work a variable shift pattern and be on a standby rota, as we work to keep customers safe and the gas flowing every day of the year. If you are successful in completing the programme with us, you will join us in a permanent position.

Rewards:

£16,305 starting salary, Full-board accommodation, Pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, A London weighting allowance if you are based in one of our locations in the capital, £200 taxable contribution towards driving lessons.

We are closed for applications currently, but will be advertising again from the Autumn, so if you are interested please check back for more information then, or email us your details and we'll let you know when the schemes are open for applications!

Higher Apprentice

Earn while you learn on our Higher Apprenticeship Programme where you’ll develop well-rounded skills through practical experience, gain a City & Guilds Level 4 qualification and get a foundation degree without any of the debt. Or, if you already have a degree, you can become a specialist in a vital, demanding and growing area.

Rewards:

Starting salary of £23,500, Full-board accommodation, Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays, A London weighting allowance if you are based at one of our locations in the capital.

We are closed for applications currently, but will be advertising again from the Autumn, so if you are interested please check back for more information then, or email us your details and we'll let you know when the schemes are open for applications!

Engineering Apprentice

A technical problem solver joining us on this three year development programme, you'll take the first steps towards a career in engineering and management. We own 4 of the 8 gas distribution networks within the UK. It will be your job to work within one of these distribution networks managing a team of engineers responding to emergency calls and faults on our system.

Rewards:

£23,500 starting salary, Company Car (requires full driving license 3 months prior to starting the programme), Permanent Job opportunities, Full-board accommodation, Pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, A London weighting allowance if you are based in one of our locations in the capital.

We are closed for applications currently, but will be advertising again from the Autumn, so if you are interested please check back for more information then, or email us your details and we'll let you know when the schemes are open for applications!

Recruitment process

What to expect:

Sending us your application is just the first step, we've broken down each stage of our recruitment process so that you know what to expect every step of the way!

Apply online

No matter how you find us, we'll need you to apply through this careers site so that we can capture all the information we need to learn more about you.

Application review

Once you have applied, we'll reply straight away so that you know we have your details. Then we will look through your application asap to check you have some of the fundamentals we may need (eg the right qualifications).

Telephone interview

Assuming you've got what we've asked for and you pass through our intitial applicatoin review then we'd then love to speak to you on the phone to understand more about you and why you are interested in joining us.

Attend an assessment day

For those that impress us on the telephone (and are equally impressed by us), we will invite you to come and meet us in person for an assessment centre. This is our chance to really understand what you have done in the past and how you will fit into our team. It sounds scarier than it is!

Feedback

Unfortunately spaces are limited on our programmes so not everyone will be successful. However we will always give you feedback even if you aren't made an offer to join us, to hopefully help you on your way to securing your perfect job.

Offer

Shortly after your assessment centre we will let your know if we will be making you an offer to join one of our programmes. A member of our recruitment team will talk you through the details so that you can make an informed decision.

Onboard

Now comes the paperwork! This step covers the formalities needed to bring you on board, and will involve things like sending you a formal offer of employment, checking your right to work in the UK, and taking references.

Contact

Contact our recruiters

Our dedicated recruitment team work tirelessly to match the best people to our jobs. If you need to get in touch use one of the following methods and we'll get back to you asap.

Email: careers@cadentgas.com
Telephone: 07971 067 431