Quality Apprentice at Schneider Electric

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£19,000 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:


As a Quality Apprentice I work closely with the Quality Manager and both quality engineers. My daily tasks include assisting and leading quality decisions, process audits and QMS audits, I am currently working on 3 projects; Reduction of swarf for University, Reduction of packing errrors for GB six sigma and ISO transition for the management systems. Currently studying a foundation degree in industrial engineering at Glyndwr University, one day a week release.

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


Many skills learnt including gaining knowledge about machining and manufacturing processes. However, I have not had any experience within other departments (such as engineering)

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


The programme I am on is interesting.

4. How valued do you feel by Schneider Electric?


I do feel very valued by Schneider as an employee. Gaining this qualification will make me a very valued member of the site.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The university course is very balanced. However, internally, as discussed before, I do not have much experience in internal aspects such as other departments (internal training and knowledge)

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


As much support as required

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


My direct line manager is always available for discussions and we try and meet once a week to discuss progress / roadblocks.

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


I am very happy with the salary I am at the moment. I also receive petrol expenses for travel to university which also helps.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


9a. Would you recommend Schneider Electric to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Schneider Electric is a good company to work for. They have many opporunties and the benefits are outstanding. We have lots of perks, such as holiday buy and a points system whereby we can purchase goods and holidays from the input of ideas. The company also put towards individual pension schemes.

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


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