Mechanical Engineer at National Grid

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

Review Score

8.0/10

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

8/10

I am a mechanical apprentice performing different maintainance tasks on the gas transmission system.

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

8/10

Yes lots. The industry alone is so different compared to what i first imagined. Taking this apprenticeship has given me an insight into the gas industry and i love being apart of it.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

8/10

Very much so. I do lots of travelling for training courses and am looked after very well. I enjoy the on site aspects of the job also.

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?

7/10

Rather valued.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

The programme has been put together well.

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

8/10

Due to having so many training providers it is difficult to comment. However i do recieve good support from the academy and i am always welcome to phone for help.

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

8/10

A good amount.

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

10/10

Brilliantly.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes indeed. I have time to do other volunteering in my local community and having this knowledge helps with helping youngsters to discover engineering.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Its an excellent company to work for.

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

Make your application stand out as there is such high demand for the apprenticeship.

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