Funeral service operative at Co-op

Start Date:
2009
Location:
Luton
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Salary:
Competitive
Review Date:

Review Score

10.0/10

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

10/10

My role is a 'Funeral Service Operative' within the Coop group in particular 'Funeral Care'. My day to day role is as follows :- Driving funeral vehicles Maintenance / cleaning of the fleet, Preparing deceased, Preparing coffins, Taking deceased into our care from their place of passing , Transferring deceased, Attending funerals,

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

10/10

I've learnt the importance of team work . Being open minded and the willing to expect the unexpected .

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

The nvq was very intense but a great sense of achievement now it has been completed successfully . I enjoyed every aspect of it.

4. How valued do you feel by Co-op?

10/10

I feel extremely valued within the work place. We are such a small team and we are all valued very highly

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

The programme was very well structured. Meeting were never cancelled and my nvq assessor was brilliant

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

10/10

This section of the comment has been removed by a member of the RateMyApprenticeship Team because it did not meet our site terms and conditions She was friendly and highly professional and very helpful at all times .

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

10/10

My employer supports me all the time with it being my day job or my part time career

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

10/10

Really well. My wage is exceptional and we manage very well.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Not to use my nvq but joining the army as a reservist is my second career

9a. Would you recommend Co-op to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

It a great qualification to hold and to do it through work is even better

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Co-op? *

Keep on top of the nvq. You control it don't let it control you. Keep focused on it and it will be a great journey and once it's completed you can look back on it with pleasure with absence of achievement

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