Our Apprenticeship Programme

Whatever stage you’re at in your career, as long as you have the relevant qualifications, together with plenty of enthusiasm, curiosity and bags of motivation, you’ll go far on one of our Field Force Apprenticeship Programmes.
From day one you’ll work alongside some of the brightest engineering minds and, over the next two to four years, depending which programme you choose, will gain in-depth technical knowledge and build sought-after skills. Earning while you learn, you’ll receive plenty of early responsibility and be supported to professionally develop as you journey towards achieving your Trailblazer Apprenticeship qualification. You’ll have the added opportunity of gaining a permanent position at the end of the programme too.

We're now closed for applications this year. However, keep an eye on this page and our Facebook page as we'll provide updates when we open for the next round of applications.

Our Apprenticeship Programmes

Below is an overview of what you can expect from each of our apprenticeship programmes. For more detail about the role specification, click the link at the bottom of each column. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our recruiters:

Email: careers@cadentgas.com

Telephone: 07971 067 431

Operate and Maintain

As a Network Service Technician (Pressure Control & Storage) Apprentice in our Operate and Maintain team, you’ll make a big impact on millions of people – without them even knowing about it.

This role really is about keeping the energy flowing – quietly and consistently. Learning new skills all the time, you’ll make sure our network is well maintained, safe and working perfectly.
Over the course of three years, we’ll train you in everything from routine maintenance and fault finding, to rectification on a wide range of assets and equipment used in our networks - and everything in between.

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Repair-image.jpgRepair Support

Working as a Repair Support Apprentice is all about keeping the nation safe.

You’ll be partnered-up with an expert in the field and quickly learn the right ways to keep the energy flowing, as you respond to gas escapes, day or night. Working outdoors on gas mains and liaising with the public, you’ll become the friendly face of Cadent in the community.

It’s your chance to develop new skills, gain experience and use the specialist equipment needed to build a strong future in engineering.

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Emergency Response

Our First Response Customer Technician Apprentices become the future gas experts.

After being fully trained by experienced professionals, you’ll be qualified to act as the first responder to gas escapes across the network. It’s an exciting role. Every day will be different. And you’ll be proud to know that you’re playing a vital part in keeping our customers safe and supplied with the gas they need round the clock.

Often working out of hours and alone (with support on hand if you need it), you can look forward to a long, satisfying career.

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Whilst studying on an Apprenticeship, you’ll receive all the same benefits as other Cadent employees. This includes:

  • 25 days’ holiday, plus eight statutory days and an option to buy or sell holiday days.
  • A generous pension scheme, where we double match your contributions up to 6%. So, if you pay in 6% Cadent will pay in 12%, giving you an 18% contribution into your pension each month. Any payments over 6% are treated as additional voluntary contributions.
  • MyChoices benefits like bike to work scheme, salary sacrifice cars and healthcare that you can pick and choose from. You could even get a better deal than you would on the high street and make tax and National Insurance savings.
  • Access to occupational health services e.g. display screen equipment, physiotherapy, and an employee assistance program.
  • Performance based annual bonus.

Our application process

If you want to apply for an Apprenticeship Programme, you'll follow a simple, four step process to determine whether we're a good fit for each other:

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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: mypeopleservices@cadentgas.com

Telephone: 07971 067 431