Develop Training are seeking females in managerial or team leading roles who strongly believe in creating greater gender diversity in the utilities sector.

This programme is designed to accelerate the careers of women in the utility industry, provide advocacy and mentoring to support pathways to leadership roles, we also strive to create a culture of empowerment.

This advanced programme provides a real opportunity for women in the utility industry by providing access to high quality training, networking and mentoring to support their career progression in this male dominated industry.
Nichola Kitching, Key Account Manager, Develop Training.

Do you have what it takes to be the future female force behind the Utility sector?

Gender diversity is an on-going problem in the Utilities sector, having diversity at all levels of the workforce in all roles is an essential ingredient to drive innovation, bring a wider range of skills to a business as well providing invaluable perspectives to ensure a more varied pipeline of talent for the future.

Yet, the Utilities industry continues to be male-dominated. Develop Training, working with Severn Trent, British Gas and Eon have created the Women in Utilities Success Programme to ensure gender diversity in our sector is being discussed, developed and provide that pipeline.

This programme is designed to accelerate the careers of women in the utility industry, provide advocacy and mentoring to support pathways to leadership roles, we also strive to create a culture of empowerment.

What is the Women in Utilities Success Programme?

  • An advanced programme of training, networking and mentoring for women in the utility industry.
  • The programme will provide qualifications relevant to the individuals sector/job role through 15 days of training (Valued up to £15k – at no cost to the participant).
  • The programme will provide participants with a high level of skills including an understanding of the challenges the industry faces, global perspectives from various industry leaders.
  • A network of mentors among leading women in the industry.
  • Provide companies with a solution to training and CSR through this high level programme.
  • Helps companies in the sector to identify talent and reach gender equality benchmarks.
  • Become part of a network of alumni to then support the next generation of participants by becoming mentors of the programme.

You can support the Women in Utilities programme by:

  • Becoming a mentor.
  • Partnering with us on the programme.

The 2021-22 cohort is now underway. To find out more or register your interest for the 2022-23 cohort please contact marketing@developtraining.co.uk.

Hear what our current cohort have to say about the programme

Professional accreditations

NICEIC approped assessment centre
CABWI Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Energy & Utility Skills
ILM Approved Centre
IOSH
Lloyds ISO 9001:2015
Achilles UVDB
Water Jetting Association