Apprentice at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Preston
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

Review Score

6.9/10

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

7/10

I am a procurement apprentice which inbvloves communicating with engineers and suppliers regarding requirements. Tendering these out to suppliers and purchasing the items.

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

7/10

Yes i have learnt new skills which invloive specialist purchasing software. I have learnt how to communicate dirrently depndedent on the auidience.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

I enjoy my program. It is very diffrent from day-to-day college life. I feel it is a very good experience to be gained which not may people get the oppertunity of experincing.

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

8/10

I feel very valued at BAE Systems. I am treat as a normal employee rather than and apprentice, i am given the same benefits as all other employees.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

The progreamm is generally strucutured and organised well. However, there is room for improvement as always. I feel it is a more beneficial program than other companys.

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

7/10

I recieve support from the training provider on a daily basis, all of my accessors are available via email and telephone. This is good as i feel support is vital to the program.

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

7/10

I recieve support from the training provider on a daily basis, all of my accessors are available via email and telephone. This is good as i feel support is vital to the program.

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

6/10

The salary compares well to other programs run at other companys. I feel it meets the cost of a young person. However, it can prove difficult when travlling long distances.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

There are many opportunities available outside work which are sponsered by BAE Systems. We are sent to college on day release on a weekly basis.

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

I would reccomend BAE Systems for all of the above reasons. I feel it has allowed me to excel to my full protential proving useful for my future career.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems? *

I feel the application form needs to be filled out carefully with no erros. And the the interviewee needs to have good knowledge of the company and where they want to be.

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