We are looking for passionate and dedicated apprentices who want to be part of a company which is helping to shape the future of energy provision in the UK.

Applications for our 2023 cohort is now closed

Be one of the first to complete a brand-new renewable energy apprenticeship.

We are committed to shaping the UK’s net zero carbon journey through the latest renewable technologies and smart infrastructure. In order to succeed in our mission, we need the right people with the right skills to help us.

You will learn via virtual teaching and a minimum of 25 days curriculum learning each year, where you will be based at our new state-of-the-art £2m Training Academy.

You'll spend the majority of your time working on-site on our exciting projects, where you'll pick up a wealth of skills through hands-on experience and support from our experienced and knowledgeable team.

By the time you finish your apprenticeship you’ll not only be qualified to work in the trade, you’ll also have a great understanding of the renewable energy industry.

For more information on applying for our 2024 cohort email:

Play the video below to see what it’s like to be a Vital apprentice, the highlights, opportunities, and more....

Opportunities at Vital

Benefits of a Vital Apprenticeship

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    Earn while you learn: By doing an apprenticeship, you get to earn a wage whilst gaining a qualification, and you won't have a student loan to repay. We're offering a competitive starting salary of £14,000, and you will also receive the same benefits as the rest of our team, such as holiday entitlement and pension contributions.
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    Recognised qualifications: At the end of your apprenticeship, you'll be equipped with nationally recognised and renowned qualifications which will boost your employability.
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    Great support: We will provide you with unparalleled support, as we’ll work closely with the college to help you obtain the skills and experience you need to gain your qualification.
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    Paid holidays: You will be entitled to 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 banks holidays.
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    Career prospects: Apprenticeships provide fantastic insight into the world of work, and the blend of theoretical and hands-on training gives you a real chance to put your skills into practice and helps you to gain more confidence in a working environment.
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    Help the planet: Through Vital Energi’s exciting apprenticeship programmes, not only will you be provided with the key industry skills to shape your career, you’ll be contributing to a greener and more sustainable future for our planet too.
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    Work perks: As well as 33 days off a year, you'll receive a competitive salary, enrolment into our contributory company pension and healthcare schemes, and we'll supply all tools, PPE, and uniform for relevant roles. We also have some great facilities at our Head Office including an on-site gym.
  • Don't take our word for it, hear from our current apprentices below.
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How to apply?

The application window to join our 2023 cohort is now closed. For more information on applying for our 2024 cohort email:


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Life as a Vital Apprentice

We hear from apprentices Ciaran Moody and Omar Tannerah as they discuss their development, aspirations and inspiration with Mike Cooke, who also started his career as an apprentice.

Vital Training Academy: a base for your Learning

We have developed a new £2m state-of-the-art Training Academy to help close the skills gap facing the industry and support the workforce that is set to deliver the UK’s low-carbon future.

Training Academy
Vital Training Centre 712020 11 04 (2)

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Our Team
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