Emergency Response Apprentice at National Grid

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Birmingham
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

Review Score

9.0/10

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

9/10

Train to become a Emergency Gas Engineer, reporting to gas escapes and other infill work. Involves training at inhouse training centres and on job training.

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

9/10

Developed IT skills but mostly practial skills on job, use of various tools and specialist equipment all within required producures.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

Generally very good, very good trainers who relate to you and your job and get to meet people from all ages who you become freinds with very quickly.

4. How valued do you feel by National Grid?

10/10

Feel like the future of the company, and that theres a place to be at the end of the 2 years. A exiting job to look forward too.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

Sometimes things are changed at the last minuite but this is understandable due to size of the company, although sometimes it needs to be considered in advance on cost of resources, distance and time lost.

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

9/10

Many support channels including trainers, assesors, 10 weekly reviews, meetings with line manager and other leaders and including fellow canditates

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

9/10

Many support channels including trainers, assesors, 10 weekly reviews, meetings with line manager and other leaders and including fellow canditates

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

10/10

More than the average salary by a long shot, feel very rewarded for the pay and reflects the work that we do including the benifits of this.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Oppotunities including voulenteering, an exmaple of this includws helping younger people to make the desicion of doing an apprentship at large and small events.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Due to the job we are training for and the fact that you a very valued person to the company, everyone takes an intrest in you and you are rewarded greatly.

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

Make sure you present yourself as who you are, including the core values of the company; trust, respect, integrity and ownership. And have a willingness to learn.

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