Engineering Training Programme (ETP)
We believe in developing and investing in talent. And, we know that by supporting our future leaders and engineers to gain the very best skills, behaviours and experience around, we’ll continue to have a bright, successful future and they will too. So, whether you’ve just finished your A-levels or an Engineering BTEC and are interested in a career in engineering, or perhaps already work within the utilities sector, our ETP could be perfect for you!
Over 24 months, you’ll develop leadership skills, gain technical exposure and understanding, and experience professional development, through a combination of theoretical learning and on the job experience. We’ll also make sure that you’re on track throughout the scheme by conducting regular reviews to check you’re setting yourself up for success. Supported by PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) trainers, you’ll be driven, focussed and keen to achieve a supervisory role in a technical discipline.
You’ll study towards achieving an HNC in Mechanical Engineering. Over two years this will be a combination of academic study at Solihull College and on-the-job training at work. You’ll also have a dedicated mentor to support you at every step.
Your academic studies will be made up of 18 weeks study at college over the two years combined with Cadent specific on the job training including personal development, health and safety and leadership skills.
Your Career Path
Once you’ve successfully completed the ETP Scheme, the role you move into will depend on which area of the business you work in. We’ll also support you in gaining your accreditation at this point too.