Traction and rolling stock engineering maintenance technician at Siemens

Start Date:
2016
Location:
Three Bridges
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
Review Date:

Review Score

8.8/10

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

9/10

I'm training to become a rail engineering maintenance technician. First year is all about learning.

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

9/10

Some of the new skils ive learned are operating a centre lathe and milling

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

It's nice to be learning new things. Training courses in NTAR are always good

4. How valued do you feel by Siemens?

9/10

I only been with a company for few months, but with all the CSR events and training courses I already feel like a part of a team

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

First year is a full time college, which lets us build the basic mechanical and electrical knowledge before starting work. It's well organised.

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

8/10

College is good, targets are clear and support is available if needed.

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

9/10

We can always call or email someone. Company laptop and providing any relevent books or materials.

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

9/10

Money is not great to start but I'm getting paid to learn which is nice.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Many volonteering events. As apprentices we are IET members.

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Joining this global company will open doors on many opportunities and ways your career could progress in.

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

Application process can be long but stick with it because it is all worth it on the end.

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