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RTPI Learning Partner Profile - National Grid

National GridNational Grid is an international electricity and gas company based in the UK and north eastern US. We play a vital role in connecting millions of people safely, reliably and efficiently to the energy they use.

We own the high-voltage electricity transmission system in England and Wales and operate the system across Great Britain. We also own and operate the high pressure gas transmission system in Britain. In addition, we have electricity transmission systems in the northeastern US. Our local distribution networks deliver gas to around 11 million consumers in an area covering approximately a quarter of Great Britain.

We are at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society – delivering clean energy to support our world long into the future.

We work with all our stakeholders to promote the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative and affordable energy solutions.
And we are proud that our work, and our people, underpin the prosperity and wellbeing of our customers, communities and investors.

Training and Development highlights

National Grid's Training and Development programme is supported by "Our Academy" – a "one stop shop" connecting employees to the right learning and development opportunities. Our Academy will support your growth, attract others to join us and enable the business to succeed.

National Grid's Development Policy describes key principles, frameworks and processes that govern our approach to learning and development. The policy applies to all employees of National Grid and all types of training provided by Our Academy; technical, behavioural, leadership and business capabilities.

Employees are responsible for their own development as an ongoing, proactive, purposeful process where they continuously seek opportunities to improve their skills and knowledge, and reflect upon their learning before, during and after a learning experience and actively looking for ways to apply the learning for improved performance.

Line Managers and Supervisors are responsible for holding ongoing, honest development discussions with employees regarding strengths and development requirements within their role, and ensure that employees have opportunities in their jobs to apply, practice and reflect upon new behaviours and perspectives.

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