Mobile Communications Apprentice at Siemens

Start Date:
Poole Dorset
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£16,500 annually
Review Date:
January 2016

Review Score


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


Work within Mobile Communications department rotating through different departments including customer support, sales and marketing, project management. Work alongside internal employees and have regular contact with external customer.

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


Internal training courses- manual handling/ export course Level 4 qualification in management consulting

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Friendly work of work colleagues with a good company culture. Enjoy working with the people I work with.

4. How valued do you feel by Siemens?


High level of appreciation from management within Mobile Comms/Rail Automation. Feel like a valued member of project teams who provides a key role

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Not very well. BPP external provider have poor admin, although the personal assessor is quick. Enrollment on the program didn't happen until 2 months of working for Siemens

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


Personal assessor is good but BPP as a whole have not been great, slow to respond and organization is poor. Prioritize other companies on college days.

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


Good level of support feel like a valued member of the team. HR treat you as any other employee, not treated any differently because you are an apprentice.

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


Salary is ok, with good pay rises. However, unsure of the future after my apprenticeship and not comparable to living costs in the South of England (property prices/rent etc)

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?



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


9b. Why? *

Good reputable company with friendly employees who always make you feel valued.

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

Application process goes through HR so use buzz words in application. Be yourself in your interview and the people interviewing you are current employees!

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