Commercial Apprentice (Construction) at Mace Group

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Start Date:
2019
Location:
London
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Review Date:
February 2020

Review Score

6.9/10

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

8/10

As a first year commercial apprentice I have been able to attend various meetings, whether internal or external ones with tenderer's or the site's client. I take minutes, regularly carry out exercises on excel and liaise with various individuals within the business.

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

8/10

I have attended a number of training courses and site visits of which I have developed many skills and my knowledge within construction. I have also developed my soft skills and have become more confident when using various programmes and software.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

6/10

I do enjoy the programme as I am constantly learning something new, interacting with different personalities and know that overall it is really having a positive impact on my self-development.

It hasn't been super easy - sometimes feeling daunted or anxious but it is getting better.

4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

8/10

Very well structured, I always know what is expected of me and whether I have any upcoming training to attend.

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

8/10

A great amount of support.

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

9/10

Support is always available.

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

7/10

Qualification really supplements the learning I gain when working at my project. Since I am only in my first year, I can't quite apply everything I've learned yet.

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.)

1/10

Social meet ups yes, but not any extra-curricular as far as I am aware.

9a. Would you recommend Mace Group to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Friendly culture, great place to learn and grow.

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

To apply if they express a great interest in construction and to be ones self, as you can bring something unique and valuable to the company.

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