Advanced Commercial Apprentice at Fujitsu

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£15,500 annually
Review Date:
June 2016

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


I am a Commercial Apprentice, working in the Shared Service team within Fujitsu. This gives me great exposure to the whole business, as well as working with fellow commercial colleagues. My daily activities depend on the request that come in on the day, I may be involved in Obligation Extract, Contract Conformance, Support Small Value Bid Work and more administration services. Currently my colleague and I are in the process of taking over, commercially, small private accounts.

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


As well as my college work, I am learning the Shared Service services and the Fujitsu way we do business. As a person, I have improved my confidence, note taking, attention to detail and my time management and planning.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I love the work I do, however sometimes it is quiet. The team are great, I have made many friends, the office has a lively atmosphere. Office life is better than what I originally thought.

4. How valued do you feel by Fujitsu?


They value me as much as I expected, I have no problems with anyone regards to my 'Apprentice' title. I am recognised by many people in the Commercial community and they treat me well socially.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The start of the apprenticeship was poor due to the lack of a laptop and structure however since then it has come on leaps and bounds and I am comfortable with work and college.

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


See my tutor once a month, and he is always on the need of his email if I need him. Currently I am doing very well with my qualification.

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


I have my Manager, a Senior Commercial, and two Commercial managers who offer support all the time.

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


I have no problems with my salary.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes there are opportunities to Socialise with the younger members of the commercial community.

9a. Would you recommend Fujitsu to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Because I have enjoyed my time here and am very happy with how it is going.

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

Make sure you enjoy reading.

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