Don’t miss out – United Utilities launches more apprenticeship roles

Water company United Utilities is set to increase the number of apprentices it has, with the creation of a further 115 opportunities.

After a challenging 18 months for so many across the region, United Utilities has been working hard to create job opportunities and currently has 160 apprentices gaining rapid professional development and the opportunity to achieve nationally recognised qualifications, including degree-level, all while working alongside the best professionals in the business.

The company’s apprenticeship window is now open for applications.  Most of the new cohort will join in September 2022, but the company is looking to welcome 12 Customer Service and 18 Credit Controller apprentices in March 2022.

Lucy Perry, a current Credit Controller apprentice at United Utilities has not looked back since joining the company: “I can honestly say I have been given endless opportunities, I have experienced many different departments, become multi-skilled and believe with the experience and qualifications I’m gaining now,  I’ll have so many job opportunities ahead of me, thanks to my apprenticeship.”

"At United Utilities there’s so much opportunity and I would definitely recommend an apprenticeship to a friend."

Jacqui Kawczak, Apprentice Delivery Manager at United Utilities, said: “Due to the size of our business and the different careers within our organisation, we’re delighted to be able to offer opportunities in areas including, Data Scientists, Quantity Surveying, Tanker Drivers, Metering Technician, Process Operator’s, Financial Analysts, Engineering, Water Technicians and exciting Customer Service roles.”

“We provide our apprentices not just with an award winning apprenticeship programme, but unrivalled career opportunities.”

“The programme is open to people of all ages and backgrounds.”

United Utilities is one of the largest employers in the North West and the company is continually looking at ways to support the local economy by creating job opportunities for local communities.

During the current half term the company has welcomed young people in Years 11 -13 from across the north-west, with a particular focus on students from under-represented communities an exclusive insight into the business.

The 2-day virtual work experience course has been specially designed to support young people who may be considering an apprenticeship to explore their options and develop their skills and confidence.

Katie Moffatt, Early Careers Manager at United Utilities, said: “We want a truly inclusive workforce, and we continue to focus on the most vulnerable groups within the communities we serve.”

“Every person needs opportunities to help them get ahead and we hope our virtual work experience course will inspire and attract students to apply for our apprenticeship roles.”

To find out more about United Utilities apprenticeship programme, go to