Trainee Planner at Laing O'Rourke

Start Date:
2014
Location:
Aberdare
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
Salary:
£17,000 hourly
Review Date:
13th January 2016

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Review Score

6.3/10

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

7/10

Maintenance of the main contract programme

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

5/10

Developed my existing skills: Communication etc

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

4/10

I don't think the construction industry is for me

4. How valued do you feel by Laing O'Rourke?

6/10

Yes as I'm asked to do important jobs that push the job on

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

Very well. A timetable is programmed with yearly events taking place

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

7/10

Good quality tutors, course and facilities.

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

8/10

Any questions that I ask I generally get a very quick and detailed reply.

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

5/10

I believe it could be slightly higher

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

6/10

There are a few such as charity events, sports teams etc

9a. Would you recommend Laing O'Rourke to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

If you would like to go into the construction industry then I believe this is the only way to go!!

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Laing O'Rourke? *

Be confident and make sure that it is what you want to do as you could potentially be doing this career for 40+ years. Life is too short to waste doing things you don't particularly enjoy.

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