Apprentice Electrician at SSE

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£19,400 annually
Review Date:
January 2018

Review Score

8.8 /10

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


I am currently doing an electrician apprenticeship, which covers many different aspects of electrical installation such as containment, wiring, and testing.

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


I have learned many new skills through my apprenticeship in all different aspects of electrical work and have also developed skills of working as part of a team. There has also been parts of my apprenticeship which I feel have developed my problem solving skills.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I have enjoyed my current apprenticeship program as it has gave me the opportunity to meet new people and has gave me the chance to learn new skills which will be beneficial in the future.

4. How valued do you feel by SSE?


SSE have made me feel valued at all times through my apprenticeship.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


My apprenticeship program has been very well organised and structures and has given me the opportunity to have many different types of experiences at work.

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


My training provider is always available whenever I have required any help or advice.

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


My employer has shown a great deal of support during my apprenticeship.

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


The salary is good and travel expenses is paid out with a certain range.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are not many events put on by the company outside of work.

9. Would you recommend SSE to a friend?


9b. Why?

SSE give good training and support throughout the apprenticeship program, and give a wide variety of training which help develop a wider range of skills.

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

Read up on the company and its values before the interview stages.

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