Paralegal at Virgin Media

Start Date:
2013
Location:
Bradford
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
Salary:
£22,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2019

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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:

10/10

My role involves the assessment of damage caused to telecommunication equipment, identify the defendant and pursue damage repair costs using a measured method of arguement. Litigating if required, ensuring the correct legal basis in raising a claim is used.

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

10/10

My skills have indeed been developed and have picked up new skills which have assisted with my current role.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

I am enjoying the programme, assisted by the fact that it is flexible and with 2 face to face sessions at the university is a tremendous help. Long distance learning can be difficult.

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4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

5/10

To be honest, it could be better structured as in that we undertake weekly tasks which are not even looked at or marked

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

10/10

My employer is 110% supportive in our learning programme

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

5/10

We do receive support but as previously highlight, regular feedback on progression from the tutors would be appreciated

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

10/10

The qualification whether with our current training provider or not is important enhancing performance in our role

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.)

10/10

Personally volunteer (with my MD) at a mobile soup kitchen We do from time to time have social activities and recently had a spring team building day which was excellent Apart from the above, attend Rock Concerts with my colleagues from time to time

9a. Would you recommend Virgin Media to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

I have worked for Virgin Media since 2001, seen a lot of changes over that time. The company have a fixed values including development and flexibility for their staff something not often seen within other companies. I have to say those who leave often want to come back

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Virgin Media?

Learn about the business, products and more importantly be yourself

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