Apprentice Electrician at SSE

Start Date:
2012
Location:
Scotland
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Salary:
£13,000 annually
Review Date:
January 2018

Review Score

8.4 /10

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

8/10

I am a 2nd year apprentice electrician based in the Evanton branch carrying out work on windfarms, power stations and hydro dams. I carry out a lot of different work on site but some of the tasks involved include: Glanding cables, terminating inside panels, lighting and power circuits, earthing and bonding, cable tray and conduit.

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

9/10

Over the course of my apprenticeship my mentors have taught me many new skills and I have also developed on my existing ones i carried over from school and previous employers.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

Greatly

4. How valued do you feel by SSE?

8/10

I feel like im treated incredibly well and they care about my learning experience.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

With a mix of college and working on many different sites I feel like my learning path is well structured and on the right path.

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

9/10

We are visited in college every block and kept in contact through text and email.

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

8/10

We recieve support on anything whenever we may need it

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

9/10

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes

9. Would you recommend SSE to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Excellent employer to work for

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

Make sure you have a great understanding of safety and how its the most important thing in the work place

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