Technician at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Preston
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£17,000 annually
Review Date:
20th April 2016

Review Score

8.7/10

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

8/10

my day-to-day role can vary depending on the placement I am working in. but normally I would help on minor work activities such as updating presentation packs etc and shadowing staff in the department.

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

8/10

ive built in confidence and my ability to be organasied and meet deadlines

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

a large amount, I love my job and working for BAE Systems

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

8/10

Being a technical apprentice I feel very valued and with all the support you get for staff and people back at the training centre.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

BAE Systems have been taking on apprentices for decades now so as you can imagine the structure to the programme is quite smooth, and it is. I always know my targets and objectives and who my point of contact is.

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

9/10

being an apprentice we have a huge amount of support and many people to get into contact with if i experience a problem.

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

9/10

being an apprentice we have a huge amount of support and many people to get into contact with if i experience a problem.

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

10/10

just the right amount

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

yeah there are a selection of sport related opportunities outside of work

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

its a great way of getting educated and at the same time being paid. the knowledge you gain from speaking to the people who work here and the experience to see the product once its complete is extraordinary

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

make sure you be yourself

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