Techician at Network Rail

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Rugby
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£32,000 annually
Review Date:
25th April 2016

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Review Score

7.1/10

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

8/10

My role as an apprentice is to learn how to maintain railway assets. Day to day I would take readings, fill out test forms and help fix faults

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

8/10

I have learned how to use test meters and how to install electrical equipment

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

I have enjoyed the majority of my apprenticeship. There were things I havent liked such as living with the Navy

4. How valued do you feel by Network Rail?

6/10

I feel quite valued

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

Quite organised. Could have cut a lot of time off it

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

8/10

The instructors are very helpful

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

7/10

When I need it it's there

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

9/10

At the moment they meet my needs. If I was older or had children it's not enough

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

4/10

Not many

9a. Would you recommend Network Rail to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

You can easily create a long career path for yourself

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

You don't have to be interested in the railway because there's so many different aspects

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