Maintenance Apprentice at EDF Energy

Start Date:
2016
Location:
Bridgwater
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£1,200 monthly
Review Date:
April 2019

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Review Score

6.9 /10

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

10/10

To carry out Maintenance at a Nuclear Power Plant and to complete my NVQ along side my Qualification Manual.

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

9/10

I learn something new everyday, I have lots become alot more confident with talking to poeple I don't know. Everyone is very helpful and they are willing to take the time to explain things to you.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

The first 2 years I was training in Portsmouth which was being delivered by Babcock, unfortunately in my opinion didn't actually teach us the things that we needed to know.

Since being back on station I have learnt so many new things that I use everyday, however I wish that I had learnt these things before I has come back to station.

4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

9/10

Since being back on station it is a lot better, and I have been progressing well.

5. How much support do you receive from your employer?

6/10

I wish they could support me a little more, however it's probably better than most places.

6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?

6/10

I have to sort this for myself

7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?

1/10

It hasn't Babcock were terrible

8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)

7/10

We have lots of group activties that we can do, we do somethings as a team too

9a. Would you recommend EDF Energy to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

They are a really great company to work for

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to EDF Energy?

Just try your best and be you

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