Aerospace engineer apprentice at Atkins

Start Date:
2015
Location:
Goole
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Salary:
Review Date:

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Review Score

9.4/10

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

10/10

I was an aerospace engineering apprentice at Atkins. I shadowed several graduates on their graduate programme and worked in teams on a variety of group projects using engineering skills I learned in my first two years of my degree.

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

10/10

I developed my applied maths skills as well as my leadership, group working, presentation skills and learned to communicate more effectively with supervisor

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I really enjoyed the programme. It taught me loads of new and developed old skills, met people similar to me and helped mould my career path as I now have a better understanding of what I want to do

4. How valued do you feel by Atkins?

10/10

I felt like a really valued member of the team. I was involved in all group project meetings and my work helped make money for the company. They offered me a fast track place into their degree programme once I finish

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

It was quite well structured as I knew what I would be doing each week as it was all planned out for me. I got to do a variety of different things I've the year

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

9/10

Good amount of support, had people to talk to about stress and workload, was told about opportunities to get more eexpdirnecd and more similar work

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

9/10

Good amount of support, had people to talk to about stress and workload, was told about opportunities to get more eexpdirnecd and more similar work

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

10/10

Enough money to comfortably live and save in the area. Got placed in a house with other people on the internship programme got paid 18k for the year

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

10/10

Not loads to learn but lots to socialise with members of my team. Team building excercises post work drinks etc trip to go ape

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

Yes

9b. Why? *

Paid well, taught me a lot of tbings, good support network and lots of really nice people around to help you out if you ever get stuck or just need to talk to someone

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

Apply early. . . Placements fill up quickly and they're really good experience. . .

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