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Centrica • United Kingdom

Smart Energy Trainer

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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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.

We’ve been keeping Britain warm for over 200 years. Today we power 1 in 3 homes in the UK – but supplying energy is just part of what we do.

We’re on a mission to make the UK’s homes greener and more energy efficient. With clever tech like Hive thermostats, heat pumps, solar panels and EV chargers, we’re making it cheaper and easier to reduce your home’s carbon-footprint. And with our new PeakSave programme, we’re actively rewarding better energy use too.

Our nationwide team of 6,500 engineers are energy efficiency experts – offering practical ways to make homes more sustainable.

To help us achieve this, we require a Smart Energy Trainer to be based at our Thatcham Academy (full-time on site role)

The Smart Energy Trainers are responsible for delivering the Smart Metering Qualifications, Apprentice programme and all Smart training and assessment requirements for Smart Energy Engineers in line with Centrica learning delivery principles. The Smart Energy Trainers are responsible for ensuring employees have a smooth and timely transition into the field on successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

The Role:

  • Quality delivery of all areas of technical training relating to smart metering, plus areas of generic technical training
  • Group management and learning journey progression for engineer training groups
  • Meeting required performance levels in relation to success rates and timely skills and qualification attainment
  • Managing all aspects of timely administration relating to engineer training, assessment and internal quality assurance
  • Being a leader and role model for safety performance within the workplace
  • Be an ambassador and promoter of DE&I, creating the culture and environment that allows our colleagues and customers to thrive, through continuous development, modelling inclusive behaviours and proactively managing bias
  • Accountable for own CPD, for current and future skills, ensuring compliance and technical expertise with relevant competencies, legislation and industry codes of practice as required by the business and sector
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to ensure quality and timely completion of all delivery solutions

The Person Requirements:

  • Knowledge on green skills technologies
  • Knowledge of safeguarding requirements in further education and the workplace
  • CMA1/MET1
  • MET4, 3 Phase, Energy Efficiency, Pristine Manual Handling, Asbestos Sampling

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!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

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
Season ticket loan
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
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
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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