Uniper profile

About Uniper

From gas fields and power stations to international energy markets, Uniper helps keep energy reliable.

Uniper ranks among large generation and trading companies in Europe and combines a balanced portfolio of technologically advanced large-scale assets with outstanding technical and commercial expertise. These assets and capabilities enable us to deliver bespoke, competitively priced energy products and services with agility, precision and speed.

At Uniper you will find a unique combination of highly experienced professionals teaming up with innovative personalities. Together we are guiding the direction of energy generation and gas supply at the beginning of a new era for the industry.


Whether you are just finishing your GCSE’s or you’re looking for a change of career a Uniper Apprenticeship could be just the platform you need to launch a new and exciting career within the power industry.

Our apprenticeships combine classroom study and hands-on practical learning, with on the job experience to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful technician.

What will you do?

Our apprenticeship is a 3 ½ year programme where you will gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications you’ll need to start your career in engineering! For the first two years of your apprenticeship you will spend most of your time training at our specialist Uniper Engineering Academy, based at Ratcliffe on Soar in Nottingham. During years 3 and 4 you will spend your time on site carrying out your role!

Whilst on the scheme you will gain a BTEC (Level 3) Diploma in either Mechanical or Electrical and Electronic Engineering as well as an NVQ (Level 3) Extended Diploma.

In addition to formal qualifications you will also attend a range of enhanced practical training courses. These vary depending on your discipline but you could be doing anything from Basic Hand Skills, Machining and

Pipework through to Pneumatic Actuators, Switchgear and Automatic Control!

Once you finish your apprenticeship, you may also have the opportunity to join our Generation business full time as an Engineering Technician or Craftsperson!

What support will you get?

Throughout your apprenticeship you will get support and guidance from a specialist apprenticeships team based at the Engineering Academy as well as your on-site managers and mentors.

Safety is paramount here at Uniper and we will always ensure that you are safe whilst at work. In addition, we will ensure you are taught all of the safety rules and procedures that we have in place during your training!

What will you get?

As well as nationally recognised qualifications, Uniper offers all apprentices a competitive salary, which increases year on year as you progress through your scheme. We also have a great benefits package that you are also eligible for!

Opportunities offered:

  • Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

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