electrical engineer apprentice at Transport for London

Start Date:
southwark Central London & City
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£16,700 annually
Review Date:
August 2015

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


my job title is an apprentice electrical engineer. My daily tasks vary on going on site and spending time in the office. When I'm on site I'm dealing with our contractors what install our equipment. I have them locate our equipment to choice the best location. When im in the office i put different projects onto a system called workflow.

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


yes i have already got 2 level 3 B-teck qualifications in CCTV installation and Practical IP. Also, we have day release college to study electrical engineering.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


i really enjoy what i do because its different everyday. also i get the benefit of site work and office work.

4. How valued do you feel by Transport for London?


i feel very valued member of staff and fitted in well

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


it is well organised but its the first time they had apprentices so sometimes there isnt much for us to do.

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


i do receive a lot of help and support and there is always someone there to help me

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


i do receive a lot of help and support and there is always someone there to help me

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


the salary and benefits are amazing at TFL and they are the best going

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


there probably are but i havent looked into it

9. Would you recommend Transport for London to a friend?


9b. Why?

great company to work for

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Transport for London?

keep an open mind and be willing to work hard

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