Track apprentice at Transport for London

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Transport for London
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Salary:
£17,600 annually
Review Date:
3rd November 2015

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Review Score

8.3/10

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

6/10

On a day to day basis I read any relevant publications to do with my job. I book on with the TAC. I either go out and do and track inspection and report what I find or I do track maintenance.

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

8/10

I have learnt so many new skills and techniques whilst working on the underground. I've learnt new and better ways of doing my job. Better ways of doing maintenance activities and individual jobs.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I really enjoy my programme I learn a lot from the different places I go to and the people I meet I enjoy working and learning at the same time and how much you can learn is endless.

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

8/10

I feel very valued by my company and I'm glad that I'm in it. I feel like I'm apart of the family and would like to further my career and think that this company will help me.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

I think that my programme is well structured and organised as I know where I need to be at every point of my time. I know when I'm doing my courses and my scheduled time off.

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

8/10

I feel I receive good support from my training provider and I know if I need anyone I can just pick up the phone and they will sort out any problem I may have.

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

9/10

I feel I receive good support from my employer and I know I need anyone within the company I can pick up the phone call someone and they will sort out my problem if not they will send me to someone that can.

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

9/10

I think it meets it well as I'm still learning my job and got a while to go but benefits I am getting already such as 75 percent off my train ticket my free travel around London.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

Yeah you meet a lot of people doing this job and make a lot of friends so networking and going out in social nights and evenings.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

It's a great company to work for it has a lot of opportunities to further your career and progress. The money is good and as long as you do the work and comply with the rules it is a no for life.

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

Stand out try and do your best and show your willing to work on your own and jump in when in a team and you will be fine hard work goes a long way.

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