• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • I am an apprentice technician. Day to day I service, maintain and sometimes diagnose problems with cars. My responsibilities include cleaning the workshop.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Everyday I learn something new to build up my experience. The block release college helps a lot as well and I am always learning when I am there.


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I enjoy it very much and have since I started.


  • 4. How valued do you feel by Volkswagen Group?
  • I feel quite valued as an apprentice because I undertake fairly advanced tasks and I feel needed in the dealership.


  • 5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Well organised and I have had no problems whilst on the course.


  • 6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
  • A lot of support. Support has come from every trainer that I have had and I feel like I could ask anyone for help/support.


  • 6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I always receive support from my employer if it is needed and I feel like I could ask for this at any time.


  • 7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
  • It meets my needs and will continue to when I qualify.


  • 8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
  • There are lots of opportunities outside of work. Things like the gym and football clubs to improve my health.


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

  • 9b. Why?
  • I would recommend Audi to a friend because the brand is prestige, the quality is amazing and I enjoy all of my time whilst I am there. So I would want friends to realize how god it is.

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Volkswagen Group?
  • The advice I would give is to be very keen, positive and have a happy, hardworking attitude. Also to be polite and well kept.


Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

Engineering & Manufacturing

East of England

May 2018

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