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The gas, power, waste management and water industries offer a wide range of careers associated with working in large, high-tech industries offering essential services to UK domestic and industrial customers.
The energy and utilities sector currently employs over 530,000 people in more than 60,000 businesses in the UK. Over the next 10 years the energy and utility sector needs to recruit over 14,000 people to replace those that are retiring or moving onto jobs in other industries, so there are plenty of opportunities at all levels available.
The main categories are management, scientific, technical and craft, commercial and sales, and administrative/clerical. Demand is high for skilled engineers and technicians, scientists, operatives and customer care staff in particular and for flexibility and adaptability necessary across all occupations in an ever-changing working environment.
Although Energy & Utility Skills (EU Skills) does not offer one-to-one careers advice, this website contains a wide range of useful resources and tools which can provide you with the information you need to help your child.
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