Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships

Joining EDF Energy 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.

Generation Electric. Everyone’s welcome.

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Our apprenticeship schemes are now open! We have opportunities in the following areas:

Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship ; Nuclear Business Apprenticeship ; Nuclear Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

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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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Nuclear Business Apprenticeship

Transform your future and join our 2-year Nuclear Business Apprenticeship at Hinkley Point B power station in Somerset. With a combination of day release training at college, internal EDF Energy development and hands-on experience gained in your day to day role, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and experience to begin an exciting career in our Supply Chain team.

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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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Caitlin Garry’s experience, Quantity Surveying Apprentice

“You can get straight into a career, with no further education, and without getting into any debt”

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.”

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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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 Energy 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 Energy, 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 Energy.
    We’ll keep in touch throughout the summer to make sure you’ve got everything you need for the months ahead.

Search Jobs and Apply

Our apprenticeship schemes are now open! We have opportunities in the following areas:

Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship ; Nuclear Business Apprenticeship ; Nuclear Engineering Degree Apprenticeship