RWE Apprenticeships

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RWE Apprenticeships

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RWE Apprenticeships

The future needs you!

Applications are now closed for 2024

At RWE, our vision is to be entirely carbon neutral by 2040, whilst continuing to provide clean, secure and affordable energy.

We are already one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, with ~20,000 employees worldwide, working in more than 80 locations, in over 20+ countries. 2,600 of these employees are based right here in the UK. We own a diverse operational portfolio, encompassing onshore & offshore wind, hydro, biomass and gas, and our world class trading company links RWE to energy markets around the world.

But to achieve our vision, we need to grow! We are investing more than €50bn over the next decade, increasing our generating capacity through proven and innovative technologies. If you would like to be a part of our journey, an RWE apprenticeship could provide you the opportunity! Find out more below… 

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Our apprenticeship programmes

IT Apprenticeships

Do you have a passion for computing? Come and play with us? It may just start your ideal career?

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Offshore Wind Turbine Technician Apprenticeship

Looking for a way into the Offshore Wind industry? Come and 'sea' what we have to offer!

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Onshore Wind Turbine Technician Apprenticeship

Reach for the skies and train for a career in Onshore Wind

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Tom Glover, UK Country Chair, RWE
Tom Glover, UK Country Chair, RWE

“To be successful we need to attract the brightest people into our organisation ensuring fresh ideas and innovations support RWE’s journey to being Net Zero by 2040. It is also important to develop meaningful training schemes, that support candidates future career aspirations and inspire a generation of people working towards a greener, cleaner world.”

Tom Glover, RWE UK Country Chair

Danielle Roe, Resourcing Specialist Europe
Danielle Roe, Resourcing Specialist Europe

‘At RWE, we are currently one of the largest renewable energy businesses globally and still growing. It is especially important for us to invest in our future to sustain our success and develop, this is why we take the RWE Apprenticeship schemes so seriously and aim to provide world-class training.’

Danielle Roe, Resourcing Specialist Europe

Lesley Mills, Team Lead Testing Services
Lesley Mills, Team Lead Testing Services

‘I feel very fortunate to be currently working with three IT apprentices in RWE Supply and Trading in Swindon . They are all motivated and eager to learn, and have proved themselves to be multi-talented individuals in their own way. They bring a diverse mindset and energy to the teams and are definitely adding value to our business.’

Lesley Mills, Team Lead Testing Services

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts

‘It is fantastic to have the additional diversity of talent entering our global business through our Apprenticeship programmes.  It is great to see them all grow into what is often their first professional role, and mature into dedicated specialists that bring fresh ideas. They develop into much needed career paths for the future success of our business, and I am so proud to see their dedication towards their studies and careers.’

Paul Roberts, HR Markerting & Recruiting

Who are we looking for?

Provided you meet the scheme specific minimum requirements, our apprenticeships are open to all, no matter your experience. Whether you are a school or college leaver looking for your first professional role, a university student who isn’t sure where to go next, or an experienced professional looking for a career change, we would welcome your application.

Our current and former apprentices have come from all backgrounds, and we are able to tailor our schemes to ensure you get the training and support you need.

Who are we looking for? | Apprenticeships at RWE in the UK

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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Why join us?

At RWE, we provide our apprentices with the opportunity to:

  • Join one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, and be a part of our ambitious growth plans.

  • Discover why the energy industry is full of opportunity and one of the most exciting sectors to work in.

  • Work alongside and learn from some of the best professionals in the energy world.

  • Develop valuable skills that will serve you for life.

  • Contribute to a sustainable global future, solving real problems and helping people in ways that will make a big difference.

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More benefits

Click here to find out more on why RWE is a great place to build your career, and here for more detail on our scheme-specific benefits.

No matter which area you work in, RWE will provide you with the support you need so that you can achieve your best, at our operational sites, in the classroom and at the office.

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Excellent performance

  • Job Crowd Top Company for Apprentices to work for 2020/2021
  • Regional highly commended
  • RateMyPlacement | The Best 60 Medium-sized Student Employer Schemes 2021-2022
  • NUE awards | Top Medium-sized Undergraduate Schemes

Any questions left?

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Lewis is your contact for our apprenticeship in IT offered at our office in Swindon. You’ve checked the information provided and there are still open questions left?

He will be happy to answer them via email or phone +44 (0)7584 159042.

Danielle Roe, Resourcing Specialist Europe
Danielle Roe, Resourcing Specialist Europe

If you feel that you have further questions regarding the Onshore technician Apprenticeship, please contact our RWE Renewables Recruitment Specialist:

Danielle Roe

Your contact for offshore apprenticeships at RWE in the UK
Your contact for offshore apprenticeships at RWE in the UK

If you feel that you have further questions regarding the Offshore technician Apprenticeship, please contact either of the below RWE Renewables Recruitment Specialists:

Marie Bennell, Lewis Webb & Lisa Phillips