1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I am a welder, this usually involves smaller welding work and occasionally bigger jobs. My responsibilities are to maintain a good working standard.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
I have learnt about basic and advanced welding techniques and other skills used in engineering, I have also attended college to develop maths, English and ICT
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I enjoy it a lot, there is a lot to do and a lot to learn. The facilities are good and so is the workforce. The culture is very good at work.
4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?
I feel very valued, its a good place to work and the staff are very helpful if there ever is a problem. I am involved in a lot of tasks as well.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
Its well structured and has been made easy to understand, support is always there if I need it and there is always time that can be made for studying.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
I receive lots of support from the coordinators, they are very helpful and are always available if ever there is a problem. The are also very friendly.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
I receive all the support I need for my portfolio and also the work in general. The attitude towards supporting me is usually very good, there is never a problem with helping me
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
it meets the costs of living and I always have money to spend, money has been increasing at the predetermined intervals, it also covers travel.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
yes, there are many events I can take part in, they range from going to college to speak to the student to being involved in charity events at times.
9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *
9b. Why? *
Its a very good opportunity to progress knowledge and skills for a long foreseeable career. The business is international which gives you the opportunity to travel the world and work with advanced technology.
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BAE Systems? *
Make sure the application is up to date and correct when you submit it and make sure you are truthful and confident with whatever you write in it.
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