Average salaries while in training for those in and energy and utilities related apprenticeships were higher than the average of all apprentices (£12,624 per year).
On average, once qualified, starting salaries can begin at £18,000 to £39,500.
Furthermore, retention and continued employment of energy and utility apprentices is higher than average. 95% of those who completed an Electrical Industry apprenticeship were still with their employer five years on.
For more information on apprenticeships, the following websites have tips and guidance for parents and young people.
Starting a career might seem like something that will happen when you are in your 20's, but with an apprenticeship you could start a career at just 16 years old, after GCSEs. Alternatively you could take A Levels.and then pursue a degree apprenticeship which offers the best of both 'worlds' - the chance to attend university on a part-time basis, without the tuition fees.
Mark Horsley started his career as an apprentice cable jointer. Today he’s the Chief Executive of Northern Gas Networks (NGN). He tells us why an apprenticeship gives you invaluable experiences that you can take with you to the very top.