Apprentice at Civil Service

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Sailsbury
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Competitive
Review Date:

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Review Score

7.7/10

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

8/10

I am an electro mechanical apprentice, I am in my first year which is very theory based on basic key skills. After this year I will go on placements to improve my skills in the workplace.

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

7/10

Health and Safety, Engineering principles, hand skills, basic electronics

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

I enjoy my programme but I would like to do more practice work as we do a lot of theory, however I know this will change next year.

4. How valued do you feel by Civil Service?

8/10

We haven't been at our home sites much yet, but I feel very welcomed when I'm there.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

We have set times for each subject each week, but we do get a lot of time to do each task, and then have nothing else to do. When we are meant to do practical though I can often be double booked.

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

8/10

I get support from all the staff when I need help.

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

8/10

My line manger is very quick to respond to any questions I have if I email her.

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

9/10

I believe I get a very good wage for a first year apprentice and I have enough money to use.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

They have many opportunities as I can join the gym for a cheap price and go to company events.

9a. Would you recommend Civil Service to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

They are a good employer and look after their staff.

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

Look up about the company and what your job will include.

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