Finance officer at Civil Service

Start Date:
North West
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£23,500 annually
Review Date:
March 2017

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Review Score

5.9 /10

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


Finance officer - managing and forecasting budgets for a programme

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


Communication, assertiveness, leadership

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy the challenge

4. How valued do you feel by Civil Service?


Lots of development opportunities

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Not very

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


A lot from my NVQ assessor, always available when needed

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


Not a lot

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


Very well in comparison with other schemes

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes- I did a 12 week programme with the princes trust as an employed team member

9. Would you recommend Civil Service to a friend?


9b. Why?

Good pay and lots of jobs available internally after the apprenticeship finishes

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Civil Service?

Practice online tests

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