Headend Apprentice Engineer at Virgin Media

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Glasgow
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

9.8/10

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

10/10

I am a Headend Apprentice Engineer, on a day to day basis i complete maintenance and fault tasks on the equipment that supplies Virgin Medias customers with TV and Broadband.

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

10/10

From the very start my experience and skill levels within this job type was virtually zero, so there has been a massive change in my skillset in the last 2 years.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

The programme with Virgin Media could not be better, it is a great way to learn while earning. By the end of the apprenticeship i will not only have a job but als will have a HNC in IT and Computing systems.

4. How valued do you feel by Virgin Media?

10/10

I feel valued by Virgin Media. This is shown in the extensive benefits package that we receive as being an employee here.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

The programme has taken time to get on its feet as its the first of its kind in Virgin Media. However, now that it has been running over the last 2 years now I feel the programme has came on leaps and bounds

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

10/10

I receive as much or as little training as i require. I have a mentor available to train me on a day to day basis and also have my manager available to assist with any HNC queries

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

10/10

As previously mentioned i receive as much or as little support as I require. My mentor is always on hand to give me support and so is my Manager

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

10/10

My salary/package can not be faulted. No other industry or competitor pays or provides as much benefits like Virgin media do.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

There are plenty of opportunities outside of work, just one for example is that next week I am heading off to Kenya & Tanzania to complete a trip of a life time helping a charity reform schools.

9a. Would you recommend Virgin Media to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

They have treated me fairly and as an adult from day one. The salary package is fantastic. The work to home life balance is a huge aspect to virgin media and i think this plays a huge part in keeping morale high in teams.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Virgin Media? *

Go for it. Give the application your best shot.

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