Upholsterer at BMW Group

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£12,000 annually
Review Date:
March 2016

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


I work in the leathershop amd have to upholster the interiors of Rolls-Royce motor cars. I learn about every process of the building stages.

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


I have learnt many new skills from my apprenticeship. From sewing to upholstering.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoy my programme. I enjoy the consitent flow of work and the co operative teams.

4. How valued do you feel by BMW Group?


I feel appreciated by my managers and feel alot of external recognition. I am given a great involvement in tasks and projects.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My apprenticeship is very organised with a set structure in place for my training. Support is always on hand if needed. There could be a imporvement in a set meeting plan.

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


I receive alot of support from my training provider. He offers me accessability to support and gives me advice.

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


I receive alot of support from my manager/mentor and the HR team.

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


It is a very good salary at the beginning, but due to location I have high living costs.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


no there is not many opportunities.

9a. Would you recommend BMW Group to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

because it is a very structured apprenticeship.

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

To be yourself and really research into the companies history

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