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Trainee Planners

Applications for 2022 are now closed and will reopen in Spring 2023

Designing the network, our Planners work closely with our Engineers to efficiently and effectively carry out construction, reinforcement, alteration and replacement of our equipment. They’re also trusted by our customers to ensure that we are providing excellent levels of service. 

Training to become a Network Planner takes two years and involves being hands on and taking responsibility for the design, costing and quoting of projects such as new electricity supplies and the replacement/diversion/reinforcement of existing electricity network assets. 

Throughout, you’ll be assessed regularly, only moving on to the next stage when successfully completing the current stage. You’ll also be supported to achieve a foundation degree in Electrical Engineering through Aston University. 

To apply, you’ll need to have at least two ‘A’ levels at grades A* – C in maths and Physics, a HNC or HND in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or a degree in Maths or Physics.  

If you’re also committed to building your career by serving our communities and share our energy and focus, you’ll find training with Western Power Distribution offers a competitive rewards package and excellent career prospects.

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Trainee Planners

  • Recruitment process & timetable

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