Apprentice at Rolls-Royce

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Derby
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

8.3/10

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

9/10

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?

10/10

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?

10/10

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

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

8/10

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?

6/10

My programme was structured well from the outset

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

8/10

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?

8/10

My employer supports me well

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

8/10

The performance based pay meets cost well

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

There are many, such as the apprentice graduate association

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

Yes

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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