How far do you want to go?
Once you’ve completed your apprenticeship there are lots of electrical career opportunities if you’d like to progress – you might want to branch out into different specialisms within the industry, such as data communications or electronics systems. Or you might want to consider your options in areas such as nuclear power, offshore energy generation or electrical distribution.
You can carry on earning while you learn, with qualifications such as HNDs, Degrees and Master’s Degrees all available in different areas such as Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Telecommunications and much more.
Here are just some of the roles you’ll find across the industry:
Project Engineer | Design Engineer | Quantity Surveyor | Contract Manager | Commissioning Engineer | Director | Technician | Electrician | Datacomms Specialist | Estimator | Consulting Engineer | and more..!
If you’d like to run your own business one day – that’s possible too! Many of the company owners and managing directors you’ll see across the electrical industry today started out as an apprentice.
Take a look at our Career Options page to see just some of the jobs you could be doing…
You might also find this Careers Progression Chart useful – it shows the kind of career progression route you might be able to follow in one area of the industry…