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Centrica • United Kingdom

Senior Gas Trainer

Employment type:  Full time
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A little flex time

Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Centrica is a vertically integrated energy business and a leader in the Net Zero transition. It invests in, trades, and optimises energy assets and commodities including power generation, peaking power, power storage, gas storage, LNG, natural gas, hydrogen, among others

The Academy team are responsible for the end-to-end delivery and facilitation of all engineering learning programmes across Services & Solutions.

The Senior Gas Trainer, is responsible for delivering technical and behavioural learning for the Field Engineers and Apprentices, as well as assuming day to day management responsibility for their designated team and site particularly ensuring site safety and culture standards are aligned with both the academy and Centrica standards.

The Role:

  • Lead the learning delivery of Engineering programmes ensuring employees can demonstrate competence across all aspects of the role and are compliant with relevant legislation and industry codes of practice.
  • Deliver inspiring learning solutions that have our customers as the primary focus and which in turn will impact positively on our customers’ experience of British Gas and Centrica.
  • Planning and delivery of both Academy and Field-Based training schedules and ensuring any service level agreements are completed to scale
  • Delivery of whole training schemes, programmes, and award schemes including the timely completion of documentation and review requirements.
  • Ensure that all pre-training / preparation activity is completed prior to commencement of sessions, in line with quality standards and SLA’s.
  • Ensure learning delivery is compliant with awarding-body and Centrica quality frameworks and systems across all programmes.
  • Liaise with operational stakeholders and the Academy teams to ensure the Programme is delivered on time and on budget.
  • Ensure HSE and legal conformance as well as actively promoting and role-modelling safety performance.
  • Ensuring the Academy site and training locations are appropriately prepared and are conducive with safe and effective learning environments.
  • Ensure operational and regulatory risks are managed and escalated as appropriate.
  • Lead by example in delivery, facilitation and assessment methods, in particular, to promote a culture where learners are treated fairly and have equal and appropriate access to learning.
  • Review learning evaluations and act on feedback to support continuous improvement of delivery and facilitation in terms of learner experience, satisfaction, engagement and business impact.
  • Work with Academy Site Manager to ensure the Academy is safe and fit for purpose
  • Oversee day to day HSE performance and conformance on site
  • Manage team performance in relation to quality and timely progression of learning journeys for technical engineers and apprentices
  • Provide day to day leadership for Academy site team, including culture, leadership, professional standards, performance and development

The Person Requirements:

  • Must hold Core ACS plus DAH1 CKR1 HTR1 CPA1 or alternatively level 3 qualified Electrician
  • Proven experience of delivering and facilitating technical and behavioural learning programmes within large customer orientated business, ideally from a sector where sales and service is a focus.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage all aspects of HSE across the learning environment.
  • Proven track record of technical competence.
  • Sufficient experience in a technical role and a full understanding of the Technical Operational Procedures relevant to any learner or group of learners.
  • Understanding of National Vocational Qualifications, Scottish Vocational Qualifications, Learning Skills Councils, Sector Skills Councils, Funding Agencies, and Apprenticeships
  • A functional knowledge of Quality Management Systems and ISO procedures.
  • Ability to manage large group learning experiences or smaller interventions.
  • Strong underpinning knowledge of learning delivery methodology.
  • Able to hold performance and development conversations with others.
  • Ability to oversee progression of multiple groups of technical engineers and apprentices.
  • Experience in building effective working relationships that deliver great results

We have tailored our well-being & benefits package around our employees as follows:

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential
  • Employee Energy Allowance at 15% of the government price cap
  • Pension scheme
  • Company Funded Healthcare Plan
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus public holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 additional days
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits, including technology vouchers, electric car lease scheme & travel insurance

At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Travel loan
Enhanced pension match/contribution
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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