Rating

10/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Apprentice Mechanic - This involves carrying out daily tasks of servicing vehicles to then working closer with my mentor for the harder tasks of gearboxes and engines.

    10/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have learnt how to competently and confidently work on cars.

    10/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I enjoy my programme as it is well run by the Volkswagen Group Apprentice Team, all the trainers have a lot of knowledge and a more than happy to help whenever.

    10/10

  • 4. How valued do you feel by Volkswagen Group?
  • I feel the Volkswagen Group value me and all the other apprentices a lot as we are the up and coming technicians for all of our brands.

    10/10

  • 5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • The programme is well structured and is well thought out, all the trainers know exactly what they are doing and have no issues with the course they are teaching.

    10/10

  • 6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
  • I receive a lot of support when im here at the NLC and then if I ever need help when im back at work I can always call my trainer.

    10/10

  • 6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I get a lot of help from my employer, when im at work I can always use my managers or other technicians to help me with any work that I need to do.

    10/10

  • 7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
  • My salary is a good salary for my abilities and the package that I get with my company is good as they give me extra benefits like being able to borrow cars.

    10/10

  • 8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
  • Yes, my company holds monthly events to show us how we are doing and then my dealer also do nights and evenings when we asre updated.

    10/10

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


  • 9b. Why?
  • I find the Volkswagen Group to be a good brand to work for, this is because we have prestige brands like Audi and Bentley and then have Volkswagen, Skoda and Seat. we have a complete variety of cars in the range and I generally find our cars to be the best on the roads.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Volkswagen Group?
  • Be confident when coming for an interview, be yourself and always ask questions to show that you are interested


Details

Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

Engineering & Manufacturing

East Midlands

May 2018


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