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Careers that light up the city

Young people in London will get a taste for a career in electricity at Skills London, the biggest jobs and careers event for 15-24 year olds, this week.

From Press releases - 23 November 2017 12:00 AM

UK Power Networks, who keep the lights on for 8.2 million homes and businesses in London, the East and the South East, is hoping to spark the interest of the next generation through their interactive activities and careers information at their stand later this week.

Attendees will get the chance to find out more about UK Power Networks’ Foundation Apprentice Programme and sign up to the 2018 talent pool, which will alert them to all training programmes opportunities as they become available.

Emma Barbour, said: “We’re really excited to meet everyone at the exhibition and chat to them about the fantastic range of opportunities we have available. We want to show young people that an exciting career awaits them in electricity and they could help light up the city of the future. ”

So far this year UK Power Networks has hired 61 apprentices and 18 graduates, developed nine new training programmes, spent £12 million on technical training and received a second Gold accreditation from Investors in People.

Skills London is the UK’s biggest jobs and careers event for young people. Focusing on young people aged 15-24, the event has over 200 exhibitors and attracts more than 30,000 individuals across two days. It’s held at ExCeL London from 24-25 November, 9:30am – 4pm.