Instrumentation, Control and Electrical (Peterhead, Scotland)


  • Apprenticeship duration: 5 years
  • During the first year, 4-5 days per week are spent with our partner training provider
  • The remaining days will be spent in the workplace

Qualifications you will work towards

  • SVQ Level 2 – Performing Engineering Operations
  • A National Certificate (NC) qualification (potentially progressing on to Higher National Certificate level)
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC) as a minimum

Experience you will gain

You will be supported each step of the way to develop your skills and knowledge in a wide variety of Instrumentation, Control and Electrical work. There will be opportunities to work with electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and pressurised systems. By the end of your training period, you will be proficient in carrying out Instrumentation, Control and Electrical tasks; assessing the condition of a wide variety of specialist equipment, carrying out repair, manufacture and refurbishment and conducting re-assembly and testing operations to industry standard.

Typical responsibilities

Electrical installation to BS 7671 standards, electrical equipment maintenance, electronic assembly and testing and programmable logic controllers – inclusive of basic automation, forming and assembling electrical cable enclosure and support systems.

You will also work on a variety of maintenance, repair and manufacturing tasks, initially shadowing a qualified ICE technician. More complex tasks will include the repair and manufacture of PLC control systems, pneumatic systems, pressure test cells and other workshop equipment. You will also be exposed to the modification and improvement of various Score owned equipment such as nozzle flow rigs, PT rigs and gas turbine test cells. The team also constructs new and modified customer and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) bespoke legacy turbine control systems.

Entry requirements

Our preferred applicants will hold the following qualifications:

  • National 5 or equivalent in Mathematics and English
  • National 5 or equivalent in two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Graphic Communications, Art and Design, Craft and Design, Engineering Science or a relevant Skills for Work qualification

An applicant with a Foundation Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering will be deemed to meet all the above criteria.

Selection process

Applicants that meet the above entry requirements will be invited to undertake an aptitude test. Successful applicants will then be taken forward to the next stage of the selection process.

For more information on apprenticeships at Score, contact us.

Our advanced and specialist testing procedures and facilities ensure that all parts we overhaul and repair meet our exceedingly high level of quality.

Global coverage

We have offices and facilities all over the world, always ready when and where you need us.