IT Apprenticeships

IT roles that range from Development to Project Management offering a variety of career paths

Applications are now closed for 2024

  • Education

Required qualifications

At least a grade 4/5 (C grade) in GCSE Maths & English (or equivalent)

  • Time

Start and duration

All Apprentices will be inducted together in mid-July. The Apprenticeship contract lasts for 2 years.

  • Perspective


Develop your IT and digital career through on-the-job training a gaining professional expertise

  • Calender


£19,500 rising to £21,500 throughout the programme

RWE Supply & Trading (RWEST) trades almost 900 terawatt hours of electricity, more than 450 billion cubic meters of gas and around 900 million CO2 certificates annually. This makes us one of the largest energy traders in Europe – a leading position that we owe above all to our IT.

Combined with intelligent software, it gives us the perfect tools to fully exploit our potential. What do we need now?

To grow more creative IT specialists like you, who can lead us into the future with an Apprenticeship qualification and bold ideas.

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What will you learn at RWE?

  • Individual roles vary from DevOps Engineers, IT Security Specialists, Associate Project Managers and Application Support Leads to Information Communications Cloud Technicians.

  • Our approx. 400 IT and Infrastructure & Provider Management specialists make up around a quarter of the entire workforce and work closely together in globally networked teams.

  • You will quickly grow to take on responsibility and work independently, with tasks that have high visibility towards senior management across the entire company.

  • We work with multiple technologies including cloud-based platforms and infrastructure that include the very latest tech, to support the real-time energy trading busines where every second counts.

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IT safety and security

What existing attributes do you need?

  • You will be motivated to learn and develop a career within the IT & Digital world.

  • Able to work in a developing agile IT world, with other IT professionals from many different teams, companies and countries.

  • You will have good written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to build trusting working relationships

  • Good IT skills and experience with MS Office

  • The ability to balance work, study and other life commitments (you will be provided with the appropriate support and study time to achieve this)

This will be your salary

Year 1
Year 2

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Salary
Up to 10% of salary in personal bonus each year

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Training
20% off-the-job training

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Test
Training & Development with Kaplan – one of the leading accounting training providers

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Meal allowance
Onsite restaurant facilities in a modern refurbished building

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Drinks

Free barista served tea, coffee and hot drinks

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Sports
On-site gym facilities

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Parking
Free parking

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Benefits and discounts
Company-wide benefits and discounts


We offer our IT Apprenticeships at the following location:
  • Swindon

    RWE Supply & Trading

    RWE apprenticeship locations in the UK | RWE office in Swindon - entrance hall
    RWE apprenticeship locations in the UK | RWE office in Swindon - entrance hall

    All the RWE Supply & Trading Apprentices are based in our UK head office in Swindon. We currently always have at least 12 current apprentices at the site and a growing number of former apprentices too. It is a modern office with free secure parking, good transport links, canteen, free tea, coffee and refreshments and our own on-site gym facilities.

    You can find more images and information on our Swindon office on our career pages on

    Any questions left?

    Kate Greening-Poade
    Kate Greening-Poade

    I'm Kate Greening-Poade from the RWE Supply & Trading Early Careers Team and manage our global IT and IT Developer Graduate Programmes alongside UK Placement Programmes and Apprenticeships at our office in Swindon. You’ve checked the information provided and there are still open questions left?

    I will be happy to answer them via email or phone +44(0)7795 932505.

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