Although you’ve received fantastic results, you may have decided you no longer want to go to university with the uncertainly that the coronavirus pandemic has created. Think carefully before deciding. You could defer your place if you are unsure.
Once you’ve made your final decision, there are many other choices available too that you might want to consider as an alternative to university.
The energy and utilities sector offers excellent training and progression opportunities. Apprenticeships are now available up to degree level and beyond, you earn while you learn and achieve qualifications without paying tuition fees. The sector needs 277,000 new recruits by 2029 to keep homes warm, the water flowing, the waste collected. Make a difference to people’s everyday lives and work for a company that is at the forefront of delivering Net Zero.
The energy and utilities sector has been rightly recognised on the government’s Key Workers list and during these unprecedented times the sector’s key workers are keeping the essential services of gas, power, water and waste management running.
Of the points in the Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, the energy and utilities sector has responsibility for around half of them.