Fittertronic at Rolls-Royce

Start Date:
East Midlands
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£24,000 annually
Review Date:
April 2017

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Review Score

8.8 /10

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


My job role is to assist the build/test crews with the day to day running/building of engines. I have to interact with many different people with a varying skill sets

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


I have learnt many new skills and abilities in my apprenticeship this has increased my dexterity with the tools and it has also improved the way in which I approach a problem

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoyed the apprenticeship program I found that it really improved my outlook on how I see work as every day was extremely enjoyable

4. How valued do you feel by Rolls-Royce?


I feel very valued at rolls Royce, during my apprenticeship I was given full support from the company for both the college and the workplace I feel that they go over and above to make sure that you achieve the best you can be.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The program was extremely well structured as we had both company and college contact to ensure the smooth flowing of the course and the rate at which we progressed

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


We had our own dedicated training manager at the college that would have weekly meeting with us to make sure that we had no issues with the course

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


We have our own apprentice development leader who makes sure to have regular one to one meetings to ensure that we are happy with our progress and we don't have any issues

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


My salary is really good as gives me both the flexibility to save and still have a good quality of life.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Outside work there are always events happening with the apprentices we would normally be in contact with each other too organise and execute these events

9. Would you recommend Rolls-Royce to a friend?


9b. Why?

I feel that Rolls-Royce gets the best out of its apprentices through a great support network through both the company and the college to ensure that the apprentice meets there full potential.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Rolls-Royce?

I would advise them to be confident and to make sure to apply as it could change there life

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