Operations Engineering Apprentice at Sky

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Osterley
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
£15,600 annually
Review Date:
22nd October 2015

Review Score

8.3/10

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

7/10

Technology Apprentice - Rotating around different departments within OE. Everyday is different, I am experiencing the full breadth of work that goes into giving Sky customers and employees a seamless service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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

10/10

loads

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

its grear, really interesting.

4. How valued do you feel by Sky?

8/10

Greatly - I get treated as any other employee, not seen as lesser because i'm an apprentice

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

I have been a part of OTT Service centre, Monitoring Solutions, Testing, DC Operations and many more. Everything is organised very well, including going to uni/college, which is all reimbursed.

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

7/10

MOderate support. More work is given, than support. They are contactable if support is needed.

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

9/10

A great deal. Weekly meetings/catch up with my manager.

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

7/10

Pays above the national average for apprenticeships. Looking forward to earning more when I finish.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Loads. Had a chance to meet Prince Charles and Camilla. There is skills studio, careers lab, and Sky Sports Living for Sport volunteering opportunities.

9a. Would you recommend Sky to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Great place to work.

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

Do your research, show passion and enthusiasm.

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