Electrical apprentice at EDF Energy

Start Date:
2012
Location:
lancaster
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

9.1/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

10/10

As an apprentice My role is to understand and learn the various jobs required to perform electrical maintenance on a nuclear powerstation. I need to understand the procedures to be followed and the quality and behavioural expectations as well.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

9/10

I have developed my fault finding skills, Human performance skills, communication skills and confidence with many aspects of my life.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoyed the residential part to the apprenticeship program, 2 years semi-independant living away from home was a great experience. At times it was hard, but looking back it was brilliant. The hands on experience in the training centres down on HMS Sultan where good.

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4. How valued do you feel by EDF Energy?

9/10

I feel very valued, They have invested a lot into me, helped me develope as a person, and to develope new skills not only relevant to my job role but with a wider benefit to myself.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

Very structured, well known expectations and standards on what level I have to achieve. Easily understood.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

I recieve as much support as I feel I require. I can always request futher training on areas I am struggling.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

9/10

I recieve as much support as I feel I require. I can always request futher training on areas I am struggling.

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7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

9/10

Very good Salary / package. suitable for each level of apprenticeship, year 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 increases suit responsabilities

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

Always various events on going, can be involved in my job role, and other various work groups.

9a. Would you recommend EDF Energy to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Very good employer, good benefits, well looked after, further career development opportunities

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to EDF Energy? *

Work hard to understand as much as possible before applying. Visit the visitors centre and have a plant tour, try do some work experience here and build a basic knowlege of plant.

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