Rating

5.9/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • Maintain signalling equipment, learning about the railway infrastructure

    6/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes I have learned how to read signalling diagrams and the basics of electrical engineering

    7/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • I enjoy going to different disciplines however I feel 3 years is extensive

    6/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • Very structured at westwood, could do with a mentor at depot

    5/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • You need to ask the questions

    6/10

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

    5/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • I understand the basics of signal engineering so it is useful

    7/10

  • 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.)
  • None so far at depot, many at westwood

    5/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend Network Rail to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • Once you finish the apprenticeship, there is many prospects


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Network Rail?
  • Be yourself, be honest and work hard


Details

Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)

Engineering & Manufacturing

Lincoln

February 2020


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