track apprentice at Transport for London

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Start Date:
Central London & City
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Review Date:
November 2015

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


track apprentice engineer. assisting the track team to inspect the conditions of track and assisting the team complete day to day maintenance.

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


learnt new skills in regards to the railway industry. also have developed skills in communications and team working, as well as gaining more confidence.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


the programme is very enjoyable, you learn a lot and have the chance to meet new people. i would say the main downside to the programme is, the shift patterns, for example; you will do 3-4 weeks of nights and have a routine, then you would get chanmged to days and that ruins your routine.

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


feel very valued, i feel as TFL wnat you develop and want to get the best out of you.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


programme is very organised and handled well, we have advanced notice of training and placement details. obviously with all programmes, there can be tweaks made to improve the way the programme is delievered.

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


support is always on hand, majority of people are always willing to help .

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


support is always on hand, majority of people are always willing to help .

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


for the job that we are doing and the pressure we are put under, i feel the salary is quite fair.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


you get to meet new people and socialise outside of work.

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


9b. Why?

the moneys good, good job, good peopele.

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

work hard, stay focused, keep your head downa dn always ask questions.

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