Manufacturing engineer at Rolls-Royce

Start Date:
North West
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£12,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2018

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Review Score

7.6 /10

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


Training school consists of working on different machines and working on them to create certain components.

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


MIG and TIG welding. Conventional machines Cnc programming Business improvement techniques

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Working with colleagues support you and help you whenever you ask

4. How valued do you feel by Rolls-Royce?


The company and the people respect you as a person.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Could do better in terms of organisation, however different apprentices have certain standards of work which is hard for instructors to adjust to.

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


A lot of support. Our ADL visits on a regular basis and updates me on the company and changes made. Also helps out with our own personal issues.

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


Many opportunities and emails are sent.

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


Salary is good for the first year. Could offer better benefits

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Yes. Football and other social activities with the company.

9. Would you recommend Rolls-Royce to a friend?


9b. Why?

It is a very good company to work for and it makes you feel honoured. People will give you recognition that you work for such a company.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Rolls-Royce?

Be the best you can possibly be and it is ok to make mistakes otherwise you will never learn.

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