Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships

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Joining EDF on one of our exciting apprenticeship programmes you’ll not only earn the skills you need to build a great career, you’ll become a pioneer of a better, more sustainable future for our planet.

We're proud to be Europe’s largest generator of sustainable, low carbon energy; committed to rolling out Electric mobility as standard, self-sufficiency and ownership of energy consumption through smart, innovative products which help decarbonise homes & businesses. We believe that, together, we can create a cleaner, low-carbon future.

Build your future with us. Together we'll help Britain achieve net zero.

A day in the life of Caitlin Garry, Quantity Surveying Apprentice at HPC

“You can get straight into a career, with no further education, and without getting into any debt” Watch as Caitlin invites us into a day in the life of an apprentice at our Hinkley Point C project.

Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship

Based first at the National College for Nuclear, Somerset, then one of our UK power stations, this is a brilliant way to start your career in engineering. Develop skills, earn qualifications and get your career off to a flying start. 

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Business Administration Apprenticeship

This 2-year Apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain a recognised Business Administration qualification whilst earning a salary and being part of one of the most exciting projects at EDF: the construction of Hinkley Point C (HPC) power station in Somerset.

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Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

Spend four years learning from experts, getting valuable experience all whilst studying for a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

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Project Controls Apprenticeship

During this three-year Apprenticeship you’ll work alongside industry-leading experts, as a Project Controls Engineer on our Hinkley Point C nuclear new build project.

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Chemistry Apprenticeship

As a Chemistry Trainee based at our Torness power station, you’ll be doing a combination of plant work, laboratory analysis and study. You’ll earn a salary whilst you work towards a valuable HNC qualification, a perfect start to your career in Chemistry. 

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Cyber Security Apprenticeship

Join our Information Systems team to build your knowledge, gain relevant work experience and study for a BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree.

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Parents and guardians

If your son or daughter is considering an Apprenticeship it’s a huge decision. Visit our Parents and Guardians page to find out more about the support we offer on our training programmes.

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Rachel Boyd’s experience, C&I Apprentice

“I was leaving school and didn’t know what I wanted to do and I’ve enjoyed it! I love working on site, everyone’s nice, and being out on plant and experiencing real life is really good.”

Tom Ward’s experience, Electrical Apprentice

“I chose an apprenticeship here because you can earn while you’re learning, get a recognised trade and set yourself up with a career for life.”

Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is rigorous and fair. A chance for us to find out whether your calling is to shape the future of energy – and if EDF is the perfect home for your talents.

  • 1. Apply online
    Your journey starts by submitting a CV and cover letter. Then you’ll need to answer some questions about why you want to work here. 
    2. Online testing
    If you look like a good match for EDF, we'll ask you to complete some online ability tests next.
  • 3. Assessment centre
    The last stage is to meet us at our assessment centre. Here, you’ll take part in various exercises designed to show us whether you have the ability and attitude needed to do well here. We’ll see how well you approach tasks, deal with issues and work with others. You’ll also get to learn more about our culture, our people and our programmes, as well as having the opportunity to demonstrate your technical knowledge and capability at interview stage.
  • 4. Offer
    Congratulations – you’ve made it through the interviews and we’d love for you to join our team. We’ll make you an offer as soon as possible after the assessment centre. If you accept, it’s the start of a very exciting career with EDF.
    We’ll keep in touch throughout the summer to make sure you’ve got everything you need for the months ahead.