aircraft maintenance engineer at BAE Systems

Start Date:
2016
Location:
lincoln
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£18,500 annually
Review Date:
March 2018

Review Score

8.7/10

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

10/10

I am an aircraft maintenance apprentice. my day to day activities involve learning how to maintain the Eurofighter typhoon. I specialise in mechanical maintenance, so often find myself turning spanners! this is Ideal for me as I am practically inclined, and like getting my hands dirty!

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

10/10

I have gained new qualifications and improved existing skills. by taking courses and asking questions I have never stopped learning.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

I get on with my work team really well, and have the full support of everyone at the company. BAE systems has a great reputation, and now I have worked for the company for a few years, it is obvious why!

4. How valued do you feel by BAE Systems?

6/10

I feel valued by my immediate team, however with BAE being such a big company sometimes senior management feel distant.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

10/10

very. we always know what we will be doing and have a plan for the future.

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

8/10

the support available to us is easily accessible and readily available.

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

8/10

the support available to us is easily accessible and readily available.

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

8/10

I feel the salary is good for an apprenticeship, however I moved a long way from home so paying for bills was hard at first!

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

8/10

We can use facilities that are provided by the RAF such as the gym.

9a. Would you recommend BAE Systems to a friend? *

Yes

9b. Why? *

Because the apprenticeship is the best in the country in my eyes!

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

be yourself!

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