Wind turbine maintenance tech at Siemens

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Newcastle
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£10,000 annually
Review Date:
3rd February 2017

Review Score

7.9/10

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

8/10

Maintenance of wind turbines. Currently working offshore from barrow in Furness.

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

8/10

Yes. Mechanical, electrical and use of specalist tools.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I enjoy the program as I have learnt a lot.

4. How valued do you feel by Siemens?

6/10

I feel somewhat valued.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

It's become a lot more structured in the last few years as lessons have been learnt as it is a relatively new apprenticeship.

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

8/10

One file system means I can contact my assessor easily.

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

8/10

My manager is always pushing us and asking us for progress updates and giving us advise on how we can improve.

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

10/10

Greatl

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

7/10

There are a few charity fund raisers we can help out with and extra training we can put ourselves through,

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

I've enjoyed my time throughout this apprenticeship.

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

If successful to do the work early on and don't put it off

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