Power engineer at BT

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£1,400 monthly
Review Date:
August 2019

Review Score

7.6 /10

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


Going to exchanges and running mechanical and electrical routines as well as fault finding and resolving. mainly electrical work.

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


Yes feel competent in all things electrical, in running air conditioning units and how to maintain a large site.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Enjoy, although exchanges are dated and equipment is old, the work is interesting and enjoyable.

4. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Not the best organised, have to push quite a few training aspects yourself, but worth it if you do so.

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


The support is what you need, there is always someone willing to help you but you will get left to your own devices if you prefer that also.

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


Poor training, teaching was poor, had to learn most by just reading books.

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


Not to specific but it is hard to be specific to BT's needs as they are so abnormal.

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.)



9a. Would you recommend BT to a friend?


9b. Why?

Great job if you are willing to put in the work with a good pay at the end of the apprenticship

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

Show you are keen to learn

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