Developing skills in a large organisation through training and development
A National Grid case study

Page 1: Introduction

National Grid is one of the world's largest utilities. It focuses on the delivery of energy (gas and electricity) safely, reliably, responsibly and efficiently. The networks include:

  • around 4,500 miles of overhead power lines
  • 340 electricity substations
  • 4,300 miles of high pressure gas pipelines
  • around 80,000 miles of distribution pipes delivering gas to 11 million meters.

The skills of National Grid employees are at the heart of its success in reaching world-class safety, operating and financial performance. Many of the company's roles are complex, requiring both a wide range and depth of skills. Some examples of activities carried out in various job areas within the company include:

a list of job types

This case study focuses on how National Grid manages training and development within the organisation.

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