1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
4 days a week we are in the state of the art workshop where we develop our practical skills by doing a number of tasks from hand fitting, Turning, Milling, Electrical and Mechanical. Each
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
Yes, I have learnt many new skills and also I have developed on a wide range of skills i only had a basic understanding of when I started. We are also doing a BTEC qualification of which I am also learning
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I enjoy all aspects of the apprenticeship and enjoy every other assosiate that I am working with, everybody gets on really well and works as a good team to complete tasks and projects
4. How valued do you feel by BMW Group?
I feel that we are looked very highly on by all our managers at BMW and also that we are treated like adults and with respect.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The apprenticeship program is structured extremely well and every aspect of the program has been correctly laid out meaning that we have plenty of time for training and things aren't having to be rushed to get done resulting in poor quality
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
I receive a great deal of support from all of the trainers that are provided at BMW, no trainer makes you feel stupid or like you are no good at what you are doing and will do everything they can to help you out
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
I receive a great deal of support from my employer too who will always offer to provide any means of support that is needed whether it be in work or outside
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
Yes, my salary does meet all my costs eg they cover living costs, travel costs and social costs
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
Yes there are many different events that are held outside of work that BMW provides for their apprentices e.g. mountain challenges etc
9a. Would you recommend BMW Group to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
I would defiantly recommend BMW group to a friend because of the fact that they look after your needs very well and provide a high quality level of training and also opportunities
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BMW Group? *
Gain as much experience as possible before hand and make sure you try your hardest in school etc to make sure you get the best qualifications and give your bets on assessment days don't hide yourself away
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