Scotland has the oil and gas fields of the North Sea, and plenty of potential for wind, wave, and even solar power! Thanks to our ever-increasing need for more energy, and the need to find more environmentally-friendly ways of producing it, this sector offers good prospects for young people with the right skills. There will be a demand for highly skilled craft and technician apprentices, and graduates, in many types of engineering, as well as a growing demand for skilled plumbers.
The Energy sector includes oil and gas, renewable energies and power generation and transmission.
Energy offers good opportunities for those who enjoy:
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