Engineering apprentice at Premier Foods

Start Date:
South West
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£21,000 annually
Review Date:
June 2018

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Review Score

8.4 /10

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


I am an engineering apprentice and i carry out planned and breakdown maintenance.

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


I have learnt a lot of new skills since starting my apprenticeship at premier foods including electrical theories and principle, mechanical principles and applying them in the work place and i have also completed a welding course.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoy my apprenticeship at premier foods. Everyday is different and i get to work on a broad range of machinery and processes.

4. How valued do you feel by Premier Foods?


I feel as though i am valued at premier foods.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I feel as though the organisation could be improved for the apprenticeship. There was a long wait until i got my work clothing and college PPE. I am nearly in my fourth year now and i will be soon going onto shift work and i still haven't received all my tools that i need to carry out my daily taks. I also think the structure could be improved in regards to who we work with and what jobs we do.

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


I receive a lot of support from college.

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


I also receive a lot of support from premier foods.

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


I am extreamly happy with my pay here at premier foods.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are a lot of opportunities.

9. Would you recommend Premier Foods to a friend?


9b. Why?

I would and have recommended premier foods. I love my job and the work environment is great. There's a broad range of process to work on and learn.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Premier Foods?

Be enthusiastic and keen to learn.

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