Level 3 signalling technician apprentice at Network Rail

Start Date:
2012
Location:
Staffordshire
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£820 monthly
Review Date:
7th June 2016

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Review Score

6.6/10

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

7/10

I am training to be a level 3 signalling technician which involves front line faulting and maintenance tasks on a day to day basis.

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

8/10

I have developed a lot of pre-existing skills and gained several new ones.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

6/10

The first 9 months were extremely hard living away from home but over all the apprenticeship has been an enjoyable experience

4. How valued do you feel by Network Rail?

5/10

I do feel valued by network rail

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

In some aspects it was extremely ill-structured however, for the vast part it was well structured

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

7/10

We were provided with a lot of support from our training provider

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

8/10

Network rail supply's us with vast amounts of support throughout the scheme

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

5/10

The salary during the apprenticeship scheme was extremely hard to live on, however it is a high wage for an apprenticeship scheme

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

6/10

There are a lot of oppertunities outside of work including events such as tough mudder

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

High wages and a stable job

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

Work hard to get ahead in the assignments as last minute work is a lot more stressful

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