Software engineer New assosciate at Accenture

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Newcastle
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£8,000 annually
Review Date:
January 2016

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Review Score

8.8/10

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

10/10

I am on a testing team within the salesforce project. My day to day tasks include creating, implementing, and reporting test plans.Everyday i have a meeting with the testing lead to discuss new tests. We sometimes meet with the developers, for walkthroughs of their software.

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

9/10

i Have imporved my interpersonal skills hugely in my time in Accenture. I have learnt various programming languages to fulfil my job roll.i Have learnt how to apporopriately communicate with clients, and colleugues

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I enjoy Accenture apprentice program. We are made to feel like part of the company, and we are given appropriate work for our knowledge and experience.

4. How valued do you feel by Accenture?

9/10

I am given work that is appropriate to me as it is not above my level of knowledge, but i ma still relied upon for small responsabilities,making me feel valued, without feeling overwhelmed.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

The programme had a well structured 8 week bootcamp, where we were effectively taught the various basics. The programme had clear objectives and these are kept to.

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

10/10

Our training provider supports us in our learning, and helps us in our job role. They regularly check that we are finding work okay and have no dramas or issues.

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

10/10

My employer helps me learn my job role, and gives me help and guidance when i need it. They helped me to understand where i fit into the company as a whole, and i know if i had any dramas they would pay attention and try to sot them out.

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

5/10

For the first year, the salary is liveable, if unlike me you werent spending £65 a week on bus tickets, as i live ages away from work, and dont drive. I couldnt afford to move closer this year, however the salary goes up next eyar, when it becomes easier.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

Accenture offers loads of rewards and oppurtunities to its employees,all of which are available to apprentices

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Best apprenticeship ive done (ive done 3) and it offers an amazing step into the worlds fastest grwoing industry.

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

dont be scared to ask questions, and dont be shy. The teams at accenture love a frindly hapy personality :)

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