A Level 4 qualification developed specifically for the water industry

August 10, 2018

How water companies are playing their part to support our wildlife and environment

September 12, 2018

An exciting oppurtunity has arisen within South West Water

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South West Water to become part of the Operations team and fulfil the role of a Waste Water Catchment Operator.

Under supervision Apprentices will be required to operate and maintain wastewater assets which could range from treatment works and grounds maintenance. Apprentices will also be required to liaise with customers to ensure excellent service delivery. Gaining a nationally recognised professional qualification as you learn, you can look forward to great prospects with one of the South West’s largest employers.

South West Water need ambitious, hardworking people with a minimum of five GCSEs at grades A-C including Maths, English and preferably Science, a full driving licence. Above all, you’ll be a real team player and ready to use your initiative to the full whilst bringing lots of fresh ideas to the business. Multiple locations for approximately 6 Apprenticeship roles throughout Devon & Cornwall. Opportunity to continue your training into Higher Apprenticeships.

South West Water is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pennon Group Plc, an FTSE 250 business which also owns Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. They provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall and Devon and in parts of Dorset and Somerset. South West Water came into being in 1989 with the privatisation of the water industry. More than 715,000 households and 74,000 businesses rely on South West Water to deliver safe and clean drinking water and safely dispose of wastewater 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Meeting their customer needs, along with environmental and legislative responsibilities and obligations is the focus of their operational activity. With 1,500 employees, they have brought the region’s drinking water, sewerage systems and bathing waters into line with the stringent UK and European Union standards. This extensive programme of environmental improvement has resulted in some of the finest bathing waters in Europe, picturesque scenery and clean rivers with stunning wildlife. South West Water believe that by investing in the future of the region, they are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations.

For further information please visit: http://www.watertrain.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Catchment-Operator-Apprentice-South-West-Water.pdf

Apply here: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-313466