Training

8.5 / 10

(based on 11 ratings in 2017)

2017

"There's been an enormous amount of helpful training in the training centre and on the job, both hands-on and theoretical."
Graduate, Crawley
"There's a wide variety of training courses that have been very informative as well as recognised certificates in H&S, IOSH and PRINCE2."
Graduate, Crawley
"The training programme was extensive and largely beneficial. It's provided company awareness, crucial competencies and a good experience. A few sessions were felt to be unnecessary, but these issues have been addressed."
Graduate, London
"We can get all sorts of training if it's requested. Supported studies is also available for everyone."
Entry level, London
"Internal training is available but it can take time to get on courses."
Midlevel, London
"There has been extensive training, much of which is important for the job role but also much of which is an extremely valuable transferable qualification that will serve me well in the future. The only non-ideal thing was that much of the training was quite far away from my home base, which involved a mix of travel and staying away from home."
Graduate, London
"There's a wide variety of training on offer."
Graduate, Crawley

2014

"We have extensive internal training which is generally of a high quality."
Graduate, Crawley
"A lot of training is provided, whether it be technical or project management including PRINCE 2. You learn a lot and enhance many skills while working for UK Power Networks."
Graduate, London
"There are many training courses in the first year. Most of them focus on working on the network including network awareness, high and low voltage switching and about distribution safety rules. There are also courses on Excel, Prince 2 and others on request to develop other skills."
Graduate,
"The company has a full programme of training for new graduates which covers everything from overhead line training to fire safety and first aid. The courses are excellent for getting an overview of how our electrical network is maintained and operated."
Graduate, London
"Company has a good philosophy of nurturing its employees' development."
Graduate, London
"There is so much practical training! It's great. I have gained competencies that allow me to enter substations, confined spaces and also work on the electrical network under supervision. Appreciation courses for other practical aspects to gain insight into the operations side of the business. Office-based training includes Excel training (VBA), project management (Prince 2) and there are also FAQs and demos for new IT systems."
Graduate, Bury St Edmunds
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