Apprentice at Rolls-Royce

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£19,000 annually
Review Date:
April 2016

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


My day to day tasks involve looking at process improvements with the process team I am working within, solving problems to benefit the process and the company. I interact daily with many different members of the facility, for example, production leaders, operators, ME's and PD's from the tech team. Recent projects I have been involved in include developing cutting programs for EDM film cool process.

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


Since coming into the TBF facility I feel I have gained a wealth of knowledge by listening to and watching my mentors, by being involved hands on with day to day tasks and activity's. . I have sat in on measure link courses, measure link is a piece of new software that allows the team to control the process and see where parts are deviating from nominal. . I have learnt how to operate a EDM machine . I have learnt how to control cutting parameters to optimize the cutting process

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Since leaving the LDC I have thoroughly enjoyed working within the business I placed

4. How valued do you feel by Rolls-Royce?


I feel valued in the team I work within, they allow me to make decisions on my own and I am fully involved with the tasks they undertake. When preforming well it is recognised and I receive positive feedback, I also receive constructive criticism when needed

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My programme was structured well from the outset

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


Since being aligned to a new training instructor I have received good amount of support and guidance

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


My employer supports me well

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


The performance based pay meets cost well

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are many, such as the apprentice graduate association

9a. Would you recommend Rolls-Royce to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Good place to work and well looked after

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Rolls-Royce? *

Sell yourself well on interview day

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