Environmental cleaner at Nordic Pioneer Ltd

Start Date:
2011
Location:
North East
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Review Date:
July 2017

Review Score

5.1/10

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

8/10

Day to day. Graffiti removal and. Clean up working with the council of Stockton on tees. Did garden clear outs, litter picking removed of all goods from homes such as paid for service. Also dealt with bin collection and fines.

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

6/10

I learnt how to clean up using a variety of skills. Engaged with team workers as well as members of the public. Increased my physical stamina. Learnt to work with a variety of people.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

4/10

The program was okay in some parts but it was advertised as graffiti removal. Environmental cleaner it felt like a cheap way for the council to get workers. However I still made the best from the expierence and gained from it.

4. How valued do you feel by Nordic Pioneer Ltd?

5/10

Not a lot you were getting just over £3.00 an hour at the time it was hard work and you little time to learn.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

Not very it could be anything you found out on the day it was with any council department that needed support.

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

5/10

Not a lot, short training programs. Supervisors stood and gave orders. Spoke to in a poor manner. No gratitude. No progression as only 1-2 would be took on basically saying no one had a chance for a full trine job.

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

5/10

Same as above as employer was the training provider.

Not a lot, short training programs. Supervisors stood and gave orders. Spoke to in a poor manner. No gratitude. No progression as only 1-2 would be took on basically saying no one had a chance for a full trine job.

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

4/10

It was just over 3 pound. An hour it was out of town came away with 90 a week not manageable. Travel and food costs took a big junk out of this.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

4/10

Not a lot as it was poorly handled job title was a cover up.

9. Would you recommend Nordic Pioneer Ltd to a friend?

No

9b. Why?

Due to all the reasons above.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Nordic Pioneer Ltd?

To ask the employer for details of what you are doing where it's based. And what job opportunities do you have.

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