Rating

10/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • apprentice technician daily workshop maintenance vehicle repairs on light vehicles such as service work or working closely with a mentor to carry out more complex tasks working with customers to deliver good customer service

    10/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • yes I have learnt how to check for misfires just by checking current draw on cranking. I have learnt multiple new function on elsa pro and on guided fault finding.

    10/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I love my programme. I have a great group of friends at work who support me where needed at the NLC there are a great group of trainers who offer all the support I need and go out of their way to help me.

    10/10

  • 4. How valued do you feel by Volkswagen Group?
  • I feel valued at work and at the NLC my manager always go out their way to make sure im ok and constantly learning and challenging me. at the nlc I learn everything I need to for my job and they recognise to work I put into doing well

    10/10

  • 5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • the programme is well structured I always know what im doing every week at the beginning of the week we get a structured layout of the week ahead so I can follow the development and know if we are on track

    10/10

  • 6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
  • I get all the support I ask for my trainer is always asking me whether I need anything else or help with anything and always pushing me to do my best.

    10/10

  • 6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I get all the support I ask for my employer is always asking me whether I need anything else or help with anything and always pushing me to do my best.

    10/10

  • 7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
  • my employer is always will to help me in this area if I need more money im always able to do overtime so my salary is pretty good.

    10/10

  • 8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
  • yes my company holds events where im always invited to attend and have a good time. we get discounts at the local gym which I take advantage of to keep fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

    10/10

  • 9. Would you recommend Volkswagen Group to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • you get to work on premium brands and drive premium cars as a personal vehicle at a discounted price. the level of training and support you get is far superior to other brands so by the end of my apprenticeship I feel ill be ahead of others doing their apprenticeship with other brands.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Volkswagen Group?
  • be yourself and honest on the interview ask question and sound interested in the role you're applying for because you should be starting a career that you enjoy and this is something you can make a good living from and enjoy.


Details

Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

Engineering & Manufacturing

East Midlands

May 2018


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