Substation apprentice at National Grid

Start Date:
2014
Location:
haverhill
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£16,000 annually
Review Date:
13th April 2016

Review Score

8.9/10

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

9/10

Switch between training courses at the training facility at eakring and maintaining a 400kV substation at various sites

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

9/10

I'm getting better at understanding how the equipment i work with operates and understanding of electrical principles is dveloping

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

the job is enjoyable as it differs everyday and the mechanical side of the job is something I really enjoy and the training facilities are really good for developing skills

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?

8/10

i feel as my apprenticeship goes on my role is becoming more important

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

the structure is good

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

9/10

when needed the support is very good

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

9/10

when needed the support is good

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

9/10

the pay is very good for apprentice wage

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

yes if you want to be proactive its a great possibillity

9a. Would you recommend National Grid to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Its a very good company to work for with good job security

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

The employers are looking for a mixture of practical skills and personallity so be yourself

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