Technical Apprentice at Leonardo

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Edinburgh
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£13,000 annually
Review Date:
3rd March 2016

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Review Score

8.6/10

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

8/10

12 week placements over 4 years where I will complete different tasks in lots of different departments. At the moment I am in config where I am creating CP's, parts, technical documents, ect..

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

8/10

I was at college for the first 5 months where I learnt loads of new skills in the mechanical and electrical departments. This gave me a good base for starting on site.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

Its great. Everyone is very helpful and everyone works as a team. Its a great company to work for and I am really enjoying it.

4. How valued do you feel by Leonardo?

10/10

Even as an apprentice I am still valued the same as anyone else. If I need any help with anything there is always somebody to help me out.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

I feel everything has ran well. From the 2 week induction where we were given knowledge on the whole company to the support we always get. The training I received for my first placement was a great help.

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

9/10

My supervisor is always there for me to ask any question at all when I am struggling and he isn't bothered at all at coming over and giving me help on what to do next.

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

8/10

All the help I need they are always there to offer me assistance. Nobody would turn me down if I needed the help.

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

8/10

Its perfectly acceptable for me right now. I try my best to plan out the costs for each month and I always seem to do okay.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

There are loads of opportunities outside work. We do company events for charity and the apprentices are thoroughly involved in them all.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Its a great company to work for as you always have the help you need and have the chance to learn new skills when getting paid for it.

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

Always put in the effort and be confident. If you show you are keen and interested in the company then you will be recognised.

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