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Business Apprentice 2023

Job Category:  Apprenticeship
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  EDF

The HPC Jobs Service supports local people into exciting, long-term careers across our Project.

Business Apprentice 2023


A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero. 

Join our Business Apprenticeship and you can make an immediate impact, powering the nation today whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow. 

“To be delivering projects for Hinkley Point C, the biggest construction project in Europe, is something I didn’t expect to be doing at the age of 18!” 

Isabella Noble, Assistant Project Manager, formerly a Business Apprentice 

What is the Business Apprenticeship Programme? 

We’re recruiting for apprentices to join our Business training programme, working as part of some of the most exciting projects at EDF. 

This 21-month apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain a Level 3 Business Administration Advanced qualification whilst spending time in different departments of the team based at our Gloucester business park office. You’ll experience a variety of roles that will help you develop a wide range of transferable business skills that will set you up for your future career. 

Training, development and support for you:  


  • During the training programme your time will be split between studying at college and learning on the job in our business.  
  • You’ll attend the National College for Nuclear in Cannington, Somerset, one day a month and study remotely using BlackBoard, the College's virtual learning environment.  
  • You’ll have plenty of support along the way too – from your Tutors at National College for Nuclear, to your EDF Career Manager and our Early Careers team; as well as face-to-face support at our on-site Apprentice Hub and digital access to relevant information, learning and care. 

Head to our Careers page for more information about Apprentice life at EDF. 

Where you’ll work:  

The base for this role is Gloucester Business Park, Gloucester.  You’ll need to live within commuting distance of Gloucester and we can provide more information during the recruitment process. 

What you’ll need to apply:  


  • Five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 4 range including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification. You'll be self-motivated with a desire to learn and develop 
  • You'll have the ability to work in a team and independently, as well as being able to balance the responsibilities of study and work 

What salary and benefits are we offering you?


  • Salary of £12,000 plus excellent benefits 
  • 25 days’ annual leave 
  • Flexible benefits package 
  • Wellbeing and support services 

Why EDF?  

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.    

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.    

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.   

If you’re passionate about tackling climate change, our Apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to develop an exciting career whilst helping progress the UK towards a Net Zero future. 

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 



For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.