1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
Job Title: Apprentice Planner.
Daily Tasks: Within planning my day to day tasks are to update & monitor progression with various site agents, & Subcontractors. Also to attend meetings that regards progression into meeting end dates of the project. I also update any minor programmes & make sure that everything is meeting an actual.
Responsibilities: I have to undertake a series of activity's such as making sure programmes are been monitored & highlighting where progress is made.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
In addition to my apprenticeship I have learnt & added to my Qualification & Skills.
I have attended many internal training courses, such as; P6 planning core skills, First aid training, Fire Safety training, NEC 3 Planning course.
Adding to my qualifications such as; gaining my level 3 NVQ & I will be venturing on to gain my HNC.
I have also gained a lot of site experience as this has given me a better understanding in many aspects of construction & engineering.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
Working has really given me a better opportunity to follow my end goal with in civil engineering.
Team: The team I work with are very helpful, & I really enjoy working alongside a number of different people.
Expectations: It has really met my expectations & enjoy it fully.
4. How valued do you feel by Costain?
Manager: I feel very appreciated when working alongside my line manager & the team. Working alongside the client and subcontractor is also a pleasure & I feel very well appreciated.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
Induction: Very well inducted.
Training: Is going very well.
Support: Support is there when needed.
Meetings: take place once a month to view on my performance.
My programme Is well organised.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
I receive plenty of support, as when needed.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
I receive support in my aspects from the HR team to general.
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
Salary Package meets my costs.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
9a. Would you recommend Costain to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
Costain is very reputable company & looks after & implements a good way of working.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Costain? *
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