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Lisburn training centre Open Day

Lisburn training centre Open Day

DTL will be hosting an Open Day at its new Lisburn training centre, following its expansion into Northern Ireland in association with Associated Pipeline Products Ltd (APP). Join us for a tour of our brand new training facilities, refreshments and to discuss any training requirements you may have!

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Apprenticeship Programmes for Gas, Water and Business

Develop Training works in partnership with its clients to create and deliver Apprenticeship programmes that grow the skills and competence of new and existing employees.

Apprenticeships are the perfect solution to address long-term skills shortages, and our approved range of utilities apprenticeships and business apprenticeship programmes offer a flexible route to building the knowledge and skills of your workforce.

Our programmes involve real life, hands-on, experience and unique delivery options. Over the last 10 years, we have successfully delivered more than 1,000 programmes with retention and success rates of over 95%. Our experience lies in the development and delivery of Gas Apprenticeships, Water Apprenticeships and Business Apprenticeship Programmes.

Gas Apprenticeships

Programme includes:

  • Gas Network Construction Operations.
  • Gas Pressure Control Gas Distribution.
  • Gas Transmission Asset Management - Mechanical Pipelines.
  • First Call Operative (FCO).
  • Escape, Locate and Repair (ELR).
  • Electrical and Instrumentation.
  • Smart Metering.

Water Apprenticeships

Programme includes:

  • Controlling Process Operations.
  • Water Network Operations.
  • Water Industry Operations.
  • Leakage Detection and Control.

Business Apprenticeships

Programme includes:

  • Administration.
  • Customer Service.

Support and coaching is available for Apprentice Mentors and Assessors.

Find out more

Discover about the benefits an apprentice can bring to your business and why you should choose Develop Training to deliver your Apprenticeships, please call Develop Training's experienced Apprenticeships team on 0800 876 6708.


European Social Fund (ESF)

Some Apprenticeships and training programmes funded via the Skills Funding Agency are delivered in association with the European Social Fund (ESF).

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Customer Feedback

"Develop has successfully delivered Gas Apprenticeships for SGN since 2008, and has played a key role in the company being named a top 100 Apprentice Employer for England. We look forward to continuing a constructive relationship for the further development and delivery of Apprenticeship programmes."
Neil Snell, Head of Training and Development, Scotia Gas Networks.

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