Profile

Centrica, through British Gas/Scottish Gas run a number of work experience programmes across the UK during 2018. We’re offering two free, action-packed weeks of skills training, in partnership with Movement to Work, to build self-confidence and help prepare young people for work. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve! 

School leaver opportunities

The process starts with you registering your interest to attend one of our taster days During the taster day you will meet some of our team, find out more about the programme and along the way we have the opportunity to find out more about you. At the taster day, we will select a number of people to join the 2- week programme.

During the work experience at British Gas/Scottish Gas, you will gain an awareness of our products & services and have an opportunity to spend some time with a customer services team, plus shadow engineers installing and servicing heating products and energy systems. You will leave armed with work experience stories to use for future employment opportunities, either with us or elsewhere.

Locations:
- Manchester
- Edinburgh
- Glasgow
- Leicester
- Cardiff
- Leeds
- Stockport
- Uddingston
- Staines
- Oxford

Apprenticeships

British Gas do not currently offer any Apprenticeship roles - check out some of the other tabs to see some of the other exciting opportunities they offer.

Salary & benefits

Our two-week work experience opportunities are not salaried but your work placement will take place across various sites, the sites will depend on the initial location of the taster day. All our sites undertake numerous customer-focused functions that support our residential and business customers. You may also get the opportunity to visit our Academies where engineers undertake training as part of their Apprenticeship programmes.

Requirements

You must be unemployed and between the ages of 16 -24 with no unspent criminal convictions and willing to attend a taster day at British Gas/Scottish Gas prior to starting the 2 week work experience course with us.

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British Gas Edinburgh, Glasgow
19 Jun, 2018
Work Experience Schemes
Centrica, through British Gas/Scottish Gas are running a number of work experience programmes in Edinburgh and Uddingston. Firstly, register for our taster day. During this time activities will include, an insight into British Gas, an opportunity to get to know more about British Gas and a tour of the building. You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page:  here . Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   At the taster day, we will select a number of people to start the 2-week work experience programme with British Gas - Edinburgh / Uddingston The dates of the upcoming taster days and following work experience dates are listed below: Glasgow -  Location -  Glasgow Taster day date -  08/08/2018 Work experience Start Date -  13-Aug Edinburgh -  Location  - Edinburgh Taster day date -  17/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  23-Jul Location  - Edinburgh Taster day date -  12/09/2018 Work experience Start Date -  17-Sep   What do you need? • You need to be aged 16 to 30 • Not in employment, Full Time education or training • Have no major unspent convictions • Be available for the full 2 weeks How to apply: You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page. Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   Although unpaid, the programme is designed to deliver a wide range of positive outcomes helping you gain new skills & experience & improve self-confidence. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve.
British Gas Manchester, Oxford, Stockport, Leeds and Leicester
19 Jun, 2018
Work Experience Schemes
Centrica, through British Gas   are  running a number of work experience programmes in Manchester, Oxford, Stockport, Leeds and Leicester. Firstly, register for our taster day. During this time activities will include, an insight into British Gas, an opportunity to get to know more about British Gas and a tour of the building. You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page:  here . Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   At  the taster day, we will select a number of people to start the 2-week work experience programme with British Gas - Manchester, Oxford, Stockport, Leeds and Leicester The dates of the upcoming taster days and following work experience dates are listed below: Location -  Manchester Taster day date -  03/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  9 July Location  - Oxford Taster day date -  31/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  06-Aug Location  - Stockport Taster day date -  10/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  16-Jul Location  - Leeds Taster day date -  20/06/2018 Work experience Start Date -  25-Jun Location  - Leeds Taster day date -  31/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  06-Aug Location  -Leicester Taster day date -  18/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  23-Jul Location  -Leicester Taster day date -  13/08/2018 Work experience Start Date -  20-Aug What do you need? • You need to be aged 16 to 30 • Not in employment,  Full Time  education or training • Have no major unspent convictions • Be available for the full 2 weeks How to apply: You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page. Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   Although unpaid, the programme is designed to deliver a wide range of positive outcomes helping you gain new skills & experience & improve self-confidence. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve.
British Gas Cardiff, UK
19 Jun, 2018
Work Experience Schemes
Centrica, through British Gas   are running a number of work experience programmes in Cardiff. Firstly, register for our taster day. During this time activities will include, an insight into British Gas, an opportunity to get to know more about British Gas and a tour of the building. You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page. Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   At the taster day, we will select a number of people to start the 2-week work experience programme with British Gas - Cardiff. The dates of the upcoming taster days and following work experience dates are listed below: Location -  Cardiff Taster day date -  17/07/2018 Work experience Start Date -  23-Jul   Location -  Cardiff Taster day date -  15/08/2018 Work experience Start Date -  20-Aug What do you need? • You need to be aged 16 to 30 • Not in employment, Full Time education or training • Have no major unspent convictions • Be available for the full 2 weeks How to apply: You can register your interest for this great opportunity by contacting us via our registration page. Once we have received your details we will be in contact with you about your registration.   Although unpaid, the programme is designed to deliver a wide range of positive outcomes helping you gain new skills & experience & improve self-confidence. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve.
British Gas Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leicester, Cardiff, Leeds, Stockport, Uddingston, Staines, Oxford
09 Apr, 2018
Work Experience Schemes
Centrica, through British Gas/Scottish Gas run a number of work experience programmes across the UK during 2018. We’re offering two free, action-packed weeks of skills training, in partnership with Movement to Work, to build self-confidence and help prepare young people for work. We will give you the experience you need so you can get the job you deserve! The duration of the work experience is 2 weeks and during the work experience at British Gas/Scottish Gas, you will gain an awareness of our products & services and have an opportunity to spend some time with a customer services team, plus shadow engineers installing and servicing heating products and energy systems. You will leave armed with work experience stories to use for future employment opportunities, either with us or elsewhere. The process starts with you registering your interest to attend one of our taster days. During the taster day you will meet some of our team, find out more about the programme and along the way we have the opportunity to find out more about you. At the taster day, we will select a number of people to join the 2- week programme. What do you need? • You need to be aged 16 to 30 • Not in employment, Full Time education or training • Have no major unspent convictions • Be available for the full 2 weeks