Apprentice at Network Rail

Start Date:
2017
Location:
Reading
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£8,516 annually
Review Date:
March 2018

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Review Score

8.0/10

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

9/10

Apprentice Technician. Going out with teams for regular maintenance and assisting them with the tasks.

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

8/10

I have learnt the basic theory work with out in the work experience with time to come.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

9/10

I enjoy it a lot. There is lots of experience to be learnt off all staff.

4. How valued do you feel by Network Rail?

9/10

Yes I do feel valued everyone is treated the same and that you can approach anyone and speak with them.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

7/10

Yes it is organised with a very well structured course. You are updated regularly with what you are required to do.

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

8/10

If you require any additional support it is there for if and when you need it.

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

8/10

If you have any problem you are freely able to go and speak with anyone about it with confidence.

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

6/10

Salary can be a bit challenging it could be raised a little bit to meet the demands of inflation. And if you require to rent a house support with that.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

Yes there are with this job it will open up doors.

9a. Would you recommend Network Rail to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

I feel it will be good career choice in that you will gain a wealth of experience.

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

Make sure you know what you are going to talk about and be yourself and not act differently to what you are.

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